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.
What cooperation and sharing have to do with saving the world.
Welcome to a new kind of movement—one that reshapes how we think about ownership and cooperation.
Mexico is letting communities manage their own forests to reduce deforestation...and it's working.
What you can do, alone and with others, to share life.
A new sharing economy is emerging—but how does it fit within our legal system? Time for a whole new field of cooperation law.
6 steps for replacing cars with parks.
When we share as much stuff as possible, we walk more lightly on the earth and often improve our quality of life.
Good news for thirsty people around the globe: The UN affirms the right to safe and clean drinking water.
Venturesome travelers are using the web—and the couches of strangers—to create an international gift economy of hospitality.
Fed up with Facebook's commercialism, four NYU students have created an open source, peer-to-peer alternative: Diaspora.