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The Really Scary Thing About the CDC’s Seven “Banned” Words
by Mark Rahner
The two words we should be worried most about? Fascism and authoritarianism.
How I Changed My Holiday Traditions to Match My Values
by Zenobia Jeffries
Five ways to celebrate without feeling financially and emotionally overwhelmed.
12 Reasons Biking Is About to Get Way More Popular
by Jay Walljasper
It’s no longer a white-people thing, a big city thing, or an ultra-fit athlete thing.
What Went Wrong With Men That 12 Million Women Said #MeToo?
by John Bell
No one is born a rapist, a sexual abuser, or a porn addict.
In Norway, Racism Is Losing. Here’s Why
by George Lakey
The Scandinavian success comes from focusing on economic justice and making immigrant success stories more visible.
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 Relative
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.