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How Cities Can Do Better Than the Fight for $15
by Alan A. Aja, William A. Darity Jr., Darrick Hamilton
It’s time for cities to reverse a shrinking workforce and build resilience in the face of climate change.
Las Vegas Massacre Dispels the Myth of Who’s Most Violent in This Country
by Mike Males
While young and non-White people are perceived as more dangerous, middle-aged White people have the highest rates of gun ownership and gun deaths.
10 Examples That Prove Straight Privilege Influences Everything
by Erin Tatum
We still live in a society that affords heterosexual individuals more rights, power, and freedom.
Trump’s Proposed Tax Cuts Would Further Widen the Gap Between Rich and Poor
by David Korten
The Trump/Republican tax cut proposal is an opportunity to discuss how to redistribute wealth and power.
A Surprisingly Simple Solution to a Transportation Mess in India
by Anuradha Sengupta
Electric rickshaws have become an economic and environmental lifeline for both drivers and passengers.
West Virginia Rises to Protect LGBTQ Rights
by Emma Eisenberg
With the highest percentage of teens who identify as transgender, the state is emerging as a national leader when it comes to protecting LGBTQ rights at the local level.
Meet the Chef Teaching Kids How to Cook Healthy Meals on a Budget
by Angela Fichter
Seattle chef will soon open a crowd-funded restaurant and arts co-op to honor the city’s arts history and unite its residents.
What’s Stopping Media From Calling Las Vegas Killer a “Terrorist”? His Whiteness
by Zenobia Jeffries
Like other mass shooters before him, Stephen Paddock has the benefit of White privilege even in the most vicious of circumstances.
Before the NFL Took a Knee: 4 Lesser-Known Moments of Resistance in Sports History
by Kevon Paynter
This isn’t the first time the world of professional sports has entered the fight for civil rights and racial justice.
6 Myths You Probably Believe About Success
by Kira M. Newman
No, nice guys don’t always finish last.
In Photos: Water Protectors Return to Standing Rock—This Time for Healing
by Josué Rivas
The camps are gone now, but the awakening to protect the water, land, and tribal sovereignty continues.
Who Owns the Future of California’s Energy? Its Residents
by Peter Kalmus
Despite all the money in politics, the future of cleaner energy is in the hands of local communities.
“We’re Going to Keep Fighting for That Song”
by Sarah van Gelder
Royalties for “We Shall Overcome” used to go to building the power of African Americans and other marginalized people. Not anymore.
Love Little Free Libraries? These People Didn’t Stop at Books
by J. Gabriel Ware
From seed banks to free food pantries, the little library movement is taking off in neighborhoods across the country.
To Fix America’s Health Care, Focus on Food
by Dariush Mozaffarian
To cut down on disease, we should make it a top nonpartisan priority to end our nation’s nutrition crisis.