With more than a quarter of the Tenderloin’s housing stock owned by nonprofits or the government, longtime residents have staying power.
These high school students created a series of podcasts to tell the stories of inspiring people in their community.
Programs such as Prism could be used to hamper the social movements we need to tackle the biggest problems of our time.
Thousands of people are sleeping in a public park to protest the actions of the Turkish government. Check out this photo essay for a view of daily life, music, and politics inside Turkey’s homegrown occupation.
Back in the ’90s, people thought the Internet was going to open up a zone of perfect cyber-freedom. It didn’t work out that way. But the Internet’s real significance may be found elsewhere: in a growing sector of the economy based around peer-to-peer sharing networks.
Could it be as simple as that? Author Jonathan Rowe thought so, and tried it out in his own hometown.
If we the people want the sort of security in emergencies that is available to the owners of Wall Street banks, we need to own some banks ourselves.
To many Detroit residents—and especially to its established urban gardeners—the approval of a large-scale urban farm raises serious questions about the future of food and land in the city.
It takes humility to recognize that what we’ve called progress isn’t always for the better. Sometimes nature’s original idea was a better one.
This fall, 150 women gathered in the desert town of Moab, Utah, to discuss the changes we would need to respect the rights of future generations.
The site of Pe’ Sla has been privately owned since 1876, but indigenous people have always been free to worship there. All that could change on August 25, when the land is set to be auctioned off.
Tired of the privatization of everything? You’re not alone. Annie Leonard on how we can recognize and rebuild the things we all share.
A report from the Occupy Wall Street Forum on the Commons.
Peter Barnes: How our shared resources could become a source of common wealth.