A new documentary illustrates a different kind of American Dream taking hold in Detroit.
Can meat have a place in the life of a “radical homemaker” trying to live sustainably? Farmer Shannon Hayes believes it can.
Is the shortest distance between two points all that life is about? The City Repair Project doesn’t think so. They’re helping people imagine and create lively public spaces–starting with your local intersection.
Interview with the co-founder of the City Repair Project, a Portland group that helps neighbors turn public spaces into gathering places.
Shutting down coal mines was a first step. Now Navajo activists are working for a new, green-jobs economy.
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution campaign passionately calls for Americans to think about their relationship with food. By being food smart, he is convinced we and our children will live longer.
More local, durable economies are already taking root. We can help them along by changing the way we regulate businesses, plan cities, and finance the communities we want.
On Wednesday, the news headlines offered a stark comparison between two possible futures for energy production in America.
The World People’s Conference on Climate Change held last week in Bolivia was an experiment in replacing the less-than-democratic UN process with one that invites public participation. Janet Redman, one of the drafters of the People’s Accord, explains the difference between Copenhagen and Cochabamba.
The author addresses the thousands who gathered in Cochabamba for the World People's Summit on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth.
Bill McKibben’s latest book explores what it’ll take to live on a planet less sweet than it used to be. During a recent stop in Seattle, he described the smaller, slower, and wiser future that may be our best bet.
Video: The Cochabamba climate summit was designed to respect the power and knowledge of world social movements and indigenous peoples.
There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the alliance gathering around grassroots solutions.
Leaving Cochabamba, there is a real sense in the air that our real work lies in front of us.