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?
Do you ride the bus? Use the library? Walk on the sidewalk? Congratulations—you’re already part of the commons movement.
The way we design our communities plays a huge role in how we experience our lives.
Rebecca Solnit: When disaster strikes, don’t forget your compassion and critical thinking—but leave your panic, cliches, and stereotypes at the door.
How to overcome the obstacles and cultivate a caring, supportive community group in the face of tough economic times.
What the privatization of public spaces has to do with our likelihood of taking to the streets.
The EcoTipping Points Project has documented more than 100 stories of environmental recovery in communities around the world. What do these success stories have in common?
The FCC’s new rules on Net Neutrality open the Internet to corporate discrimination. But it’s not too late to preserve Internet freedom.