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.
How new graduates are improvising when expected careers aren’t panning out.
What was it like to be in Zuccotti Park in the hours before the owners’ planned eviction of protesters?
Even in a time when libraries are facing steep cuts, we’re using them more than ever—in more ways than ever.
When Corbyn Hightower’s financial world fell apart, a ragtag community came together to show how lively neighborhoods grow new livelihoods.
Why 96 percent of Italian voters rejected their government’s push for water privatization.
Jim Gilliam: Why the Internet is my religion.
We’re all familiar with vicious cycles. But what happens when solutions build on each other?
Why libraries matter, and how we can save them.
My neighbors and I know we can’t go back to the old economy. But what can we do to build a new one?