“We have always said that this is a battle of imagination over incarceration.”
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Student-led organizations are bringing mental illness into the light to lower the suicide rates of young people.
In Washington state, eight kids took the government to court to safeguard their future through stronger regulations on carbon emissions. Here's what they gained.
Portland's vote to stop new fossil fuel infrastructure, new legislation to protect butterflies, and why what we call ISIS matters.
Those in the food justice movement question whether the agency’s recent efforts are a superficial attempt to appear supportive of local food and minority farmers.
Just a year and a half after the St. Louis area became internationally known for racism, the city is considering building a billion-dollar stadium. If justice was our priority, says organizer Julia Ho, those tax dollars would be spent very differently.
The lead singer for Lavender Country, the first openly gay country band, shares the touching advice he received from his father.
Opening borders can have unexpected benefits; studies show alarming links between air pollution and dementia; and Native Americans talk about illegal immigration.
Who needs banks when you have communities? This finance model lets people help each other—without interest.
Bernie Sanders calls climate change our biggest security threat, a video illustrates how few women are in positions of power, and Black Lives Matter organizers take on more than just race.