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How to Help My Daughter Face Climate Change With an Open Heart
by Chris Moore-Backman
In his new book Being the Change, climate scientist Peter Kalmus shows why, on the cusp of climate catastrophe, we are neither choiceless nor powerless.
The Elite Is Not Who You Think It Is—It Might Be You
by Darrick Hamilton, Christopher Famighetti
Forget about the 1 percent. Are you part of the top 20 percent of Americans who own 89 percent of our country’s wealth?
Hear That? It’s New Impeachment Talk as Flynn Turns on Trump
by Chris Winters
While it’s tempting to consider the end of this presidency, we should consider the long road ahead.
Pocahontas Is Not a Name That Should Offend You
by Jacqueline Keeler
She is a reminder of the indigenous women who are missing and murdered every year.
I Can’t Hate Keillor and Lauer If I Want to End the Patriarchy
by Colin Beavan
When hatred stops our ability to understand, it prevents our ability to make change.
New Study Links Living Near Forests to Healthier Brains
by Tom Jacobs
Evidence keeps mounting that, in stressful times, there is much to gain by surrounding yourself with plants and trees.
Why Redneck Revolt Says Deal With Racism First, Then Economics
by Zenobia Jeffries
Addressing our systems of White supremacy cannot be dismissed as “identity politics.”
Houston Neighbors Said No to Walmart and Invested in Black-Owned Businesses After the Hurricane
by J. Gabriel Ware
Communities of color turned to each other to make it through the disaster. Months later, they’re doing the same to rebuild.
A Simple Checklist Inspires a New Kind of Activism
by Elisa Murray
A weekly newsletter created by a rookie Portland activist is moving people to action by prioritizing under-the-radar issues over big headline grabbers.
These People Are Transforming What Happens After You Die
by Sammi-Jo Lee
Meet the morticians offering compassionate practices for dealing with death.
Yes, a Government Shutdown Might Be the Best Strategy
by Mark Trahant
Democrats cannot back down from funding children’s health and protecting Dreamers. These issues are moral priorities.
When Communities Say No One Should Stay in Jail Just Because They’re Poor
by Amy Roe
Five out of six people behind bars awaiting trial are there simply because they can’t afford bail. Community bail funds offer a solution.
6 Moments in History That Remind Me Anything Is Possible
by Frances Moore Lappé
In these discouraging times, I keep a list of encouraging changes I couldn’t have predicted.
2017 Was Terrible for Food Policy. But 2018 Could Shake Things Up
by H. Claire Brown
Will the farm bill and midterm elections put food back in the spotlight on Capitol Hill?
Let's Talk About: #MeToo
Uneasy about discussing the #MeToo movement—and its related issues like sexual harassment, gender stereotypes, and abuse of power—with your students? Here are some resources to start the conversation.