Interview with the co-founder of the City Repair Project, a Portland group that helps neighbors turn public spaces into gathering places.
Portland, Ore. is the home of the Village Building Convergence, an annual event that draws on the power and creativity of neighbors to build the places they'd like to live.
Building a new economy is tough. One group of neighbors decided to do it together.
A series of studies find that activism brings pleasant emotions, greater life satisfaction, and more experiences of freedom, competence, and connection to others.
Community clinics and health centers are a key source of health care for the poor. What will happen to them now that a version of health care reform has passed?
The time has come for a U.S. exit strategy in Afghanistan. But is “Out Now” a valid response? David Wildman, Sunita Viswanath, and Lorelei Kelly discuss how can we best support Afghan national stability.
Very often, what we dislike in others is something that we need to acknowledge, heal, integrate, and empower in ourselves.
On Wednesday, the news headlines offered a stark comparison between two possible futures for energy production in America.
The World People’s Conference on Climate Change held last week in Bolivia was an experiment in replacing the less-than-democratic UN process with one that invites public participation. Janet Redman, one of the drafters of the People’s Accord, explains the difference between Copenhagen and Cochabamba.
The author addresses the thousands who gathered in Cochabamba for the World People's Summit on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth.
Why regulate a broken system when we can build a better one? Welcome to New Economy 101.
Who is America? This bundle of lesson plans and activities will help your students understand the basics of the every-decade census and why they should care about what’s at stake.
There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the alliance gathering around grassroots solutions.
Our investments tend to fund consolidation and speculation. But new models are emerging that allow us to finance the economy we really want.
A global movement is building strength. Meet some of its most dynamic leaders.