After 30 years, the practice of paying every resident—including children—at least $1,000 has made Alaska one of the least unequal states in America. Here's what the rest of us can learn.
In this red state, publicly owned utilities provide electricity to all 1.8 million people. Here's how Nebraska took its energy out of corporate hands and made it affordable for everyday residents.
The banking system makes it tough for local businesses to get their hands on startup money. But creative entrepreneurs are finding solutions.
In the original song, she wants to go home, he says no, and then he spikes her drink. Blogger Dara Laine replaces the uncomfortable Christmas refrain with the female-friendly "Baby, It's Consent Inside."
Slacktivism? Not so much. From #BlackLivesMatter to #BringBackOurGirls, this year's best hashtags around issues of social justice brought fresh voices into some of our most important conversations.
Negotiators have stopped trying to win a binding international agreement on carbon emissions. Now it’s up to the people to push our governments to action.
Democratic ownership, localized food production, and a shift to renewables are key principles in this growing movement to re-envision our economy.
If you close the Amazon app, get off the couch, and shop at independent shops this holiday season, you could be helping rebuild your local economy.
A singing flash mob honors the passing of Nelson Mandela, who died one year ago this week and helped establish South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation process after apartheid.
Last spring, these men were in a small white lobster boat anchored to block the path of an oncoming freighter hauling 40,000 tons of coal. They didn't expect the district attorney to support them.
From law enforcement officers to sports team owners, we're hearing plenty of stories of white men behaving badly. Even the most decent and principled ones have to exercise muscles of consciousness they haven’t needed to use before.