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School District Switches to Local and Organic Meals, Cuts Carbon Footprint—and Saves Money
by Melissa Hellmann
A new report revealed surprising results when Oakland overhauled its lunch menu at 100-plus schools by serving less meat and more fruits and vegetables.
With Impeachment Grounds Solid, What Will Make 22 House Republicans Act Before Midterms?
by Robert Reich
If Republicans think Trump has become a liability even in red states, they may decide their chances for re-election are better if they abandon him before 2018 elections.
Don’t Let Trump Drama Distract You While Congress Dismantles Medicaid
by Mark Trahant
I’m obsessed with what this Congress is doing to the funding for health care, especially Medicaid, which insures 62.3 million Americans.
The Paper Company Threatening Ancient Boreal Forests—And Activists and Journalists
by Colin Beavan
Resolute Forest Products provides the paper for the nation’s biggest newspapers and publishers. So it’s up to independent media to speak out.
Trump Impeachment on Your Mind? 5 Things to Know
by Jacob Neiheisel
The articles of impeachment against Trump might look remarkably similar to those levied against Nixon and Clinton.
We All Know Biking Makes Us Healthier. But It’s Even Better Than We Thought
by Jason Gill, Carlos Celis-Morales
Think you’re too busy to exercise? Here’s why you should consider cycling to work.
Seattle Judge Rules Justice Department Can’t Limit Legal Assistance to Immigrants
by Melissa Hellmann
In siding with the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, the ruling also prevents the department from issuing cease-and-desist letters to similar organizations around the country.
How Cities Are Using Sanctuary to Build Moral Muscle
by Mary Turck
Even with limited control over ICE agents, sanctuary is a public statement. And this public commitment has a powerful political and moral impact.
Paranoid and Scared After Watching The Handmaid’s Tale? Good
by Mark Rahner
The TV show is striking a chord that the novel and movie did not. Maybe it’s because we’re starting to see bits of Gilead all around us.
Yes, We Can Choose Good Globalization
by David Korten
The integration of knowledge, science, hospitality, and travel can have huge benefits for human connections and peace.
Resisting White Supremacy Can’t Happen Without Self-Care
by Ebonye Gussine Wilkins
For women of color, prioritizing our own physical, mental, and emotional well-being is vital to our fight for social justice.
How an Ancient Singing Tradition Helps People Cope With Trauma in the Modern World
by Tristan Ahtone
In Finland, lament singing is experiencing a revival, one sad song at a time.
But Wait, U.S. Bank Has Not Stopped Funding Pipelines
by Mazaska Talks
Despite announcing its intent to stop pipeline project loans, U.S. Bank still gives massive amounts of general financing to oil giants who build pipelines. Will it stop that?
Black Teen Suicide Rate Has Doubled. Here Are 5 Ways to Help
by Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez
“It’s so important for people of color to educate themselves on the prevalence of mental illness. We are not exempt. We are human.”
In Photos: A Mother Adjusts to Parenting After Prison
by Christa Hillstrom
A unique initiative in Oregon helps incarcerated mothers stay connected with their children through special visitations and virtual parent-teacher conferences.