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Why a Just and Sustainable Economy Looks Like a Doughnut
by David Korten
This is the real-world economy for a living Earth that we must learn to structure and manage to provide a safe space for humanity.
6 Ways to Put Public Interest Ahead of Big Pharma Profits
by Clo Copass
Increase access to generics, end “evergreening” drug patents, and other ways to put people before profits.
Race, Love, and the Struggle We Must Win
by Amanda Abrams
This 86-year-old civil rights leader believes reconciliation is the only way forward.
Tiny Town in the Heartland Creates Homegrown Sanctuary
by Bian Elkhatib
Residents of Iowa’s first Hispanic-majority town don’t need sanctuary city policies to support their immigrant neighbors.
New Plans Give Immigrants Access to Legal Representation
by Tracy Matsue Loeffelholz, Clo Copass
Undocumented immigrants in detention are four times more likely to win a custody hearing if they have a lawyer.
Ranchers and Tribes Unite Once Again to Fight the Keystone XL
by Devi Lockwood
A unique alliance among tribes, ranchers, and other landowners in Nebraska regroups to resist fossil fuel development like the Keystone XL.
Chimps Could Soon Win Legal Personhood
by James Trimarco
Rights for many intelligent animals could hinge on a one-word edit in a law dictionary.
How Taxpayer Money Provides the Research for Big Pharma
by Tracy Matsue Loeffelholz, Clo Copass
Public money and public universities boost Big Pharma’s profits, so shouldn’t the public be able to afford the drugs?
4 Not-So-Easy Ways to Dismantle Racism in the Food System
by Leah Penniman
Our food system is built on stolen land and exploited labor. Here’s what we can do it fix it.
The Urban Common Spaces That Show Us We Belong to Something Larger
by Sarah van Gelder
We must protect the parks, pathways, and gardens that connect us to each other and to the ecosystems of our home.
How to Kick Your Digital Addiction and Learn to Live Again
by Kira M. Newman
Because 6 percent of U.S. workers checked their work email when they or their spouse were in labor.
More People Than Ever Before Are Staying Single—And That’s a Good Thing
by Bella DePaulo
Single people are redefining the meaning of home, family, and community for the 21st century.
Why You Should Be Saving Seeds (Even If You Don’t Have a Garden)
by Doug Pibel
Watch this movie to get inspired about saving seeds. And then do it.
Should We Bomb Syria (or Afghanistan or Anywhere)? You’re Asking the Wrong Question
by Colin Beavan
Critics of nonviolence say that option is the prerogative of the privileged. But actually it’s the other way around.
What Other Countries Know: Fairer Representation Makes a Stronger Democracy
by Mark Trahant
France (and many of the world’s governments) has figured out that the only way to secure democracy is to require an electoral majority.