The grants will help jail systems develop a plan for eliminating “the overuse and misuse of jails.” But prisoner advocate Dan Berger says this doesn’t address larger issues like police bias and racism.
Under pressure from students and community members, Northwestern University and University of Denver take the first steps towards righting historic wrongs.
This award-winning author explains how fantasy and science fiction writers can stand up to the corporate system.
The 19th century populists gave us co-ops and workers' rights. Here's how we can build on their work to solve 21st century problems.
South Africans surprised everyone by transitioning to a relatively peaceful post-apartheid society. Here’s what Americans can learn.
Ireland makes history by legalizing gay marriage—reminding people that change is possible.
Texas-born Jackson Bird waited 25 years to come out. Here's why he did it online.
How the country heats its homes, and another 23 facts about our world today.
Blaize Connelly-Duggan’s vision for the neighborhood is all about community ownership and development without displacement.
John Oliver does a damn good job of explaining how ridiculous our standardized testing system is.
When the Manila government proposed relocating squatter families out of the city, residents came together and asked for housing in their own neighborhood.