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How to Decolonize the Way You Think About Your Body
by Ayu Sutriasa
When it comes to eating disorder awareness, communities of color are too often left out of the conversation.
This Town Built a Market Where Neighbors Can Take What They Want for Free
by Jake Jarvis
It’s a radical but simple experiment that builds community and keeps useful things out of the landfill.
Meet the Woman Who’s Boosting Arizona’s Mom-and-Pop Business Culture
by Fran Korten
One strategy is to reintroduce people to their towns, show them what they can buy locally, and dispel the myth that it’s more expensive.
The Progressive’s Guide to Book Giving—for Every Personality
by YES! Editors
Here are books to gift that spark ideas, give subtle messages, help expand someone’s mind, or just poke a little fun.
We Saved Net Neutrality Once. We Can Do It Again
by Frances Moore Lappé, Adam Eichen
Just a few years ago, powerful grassroots pressure rose up to protect a free and open internet.
The Woman Beside Wendell Berry: The Most Important Fiction Editor Almost No One Has Heard Of
by Robert Jensen
Tanya Berry challenges our assumptions about women’s work and small-town living.
The Radio Show Bringing Prisoners Messages from Home
by Ivy Brashear
For inmates that can’t afford phone calls, this weekly program connects them to faraway family and friends.
The Unlikely Industry Empowering Women in Afghanistan
by Ruchi Kumar
In this deeply conservative society, these women are busting stereotypes every day.
When You’re a Transgender Refugee in Trump’s America
by Christopher Zumski Finke
“You have to have people willing to speak out and be visible within the community, and that is not possible given the current climate.”
Trump Supporters Infuriated Me. But Then Van Jones Changed My Mind
by Christine Hanna
I saw shades of the men in my own life in Jones’ story, and deeper understanding set in.
Trump’s Planned Visit to Civil Rights Museum Triggers Boycotts
by Lornet Turnbull
A tone-deaf choice to honor civil rights leaders: Trump is supported by the KKK and refused to denounce white supremacists after Charlottesville.
Infographic: How Giving Makes You Much Happier
by Tracy Matsue Loeffelholz, Clo Copass
For a joyful economy, spread the wealth.
How Northwest Communities Are Stopping Big Oil Projects
by Sarah van Gelder
Last week, a Washington state energy panel voted unanimously to oppose what would be the nation’s largest oil-by-rail terminal.
Why Trump’s Shrinking of Bears Ears Will Be Reversed
by Eric Biber, Nicholas Bryner, Sean B. Hecht, Mark Squillace
Research by environmental and natural resources law scholars shows the president’s action will likely be overturned by the courts.
The Problem With “Silence Breakers” as TIME’s Person of the Year
by Erin Sagen
I decided to search for two words on the article’s web page: “patriarchy” or “misogyny.” Zero results.