An Indian biologist went door-to-door, listening and helping people develop livelihoods, to ultimately save an endangered species.
With every aspect of Uyghur life under threat in Xinjiang, China, young Uyghurs in the diaspora have rallied to connect with their culture and each other
Multiple investigations at the state and federal level—plus private lawsuits—await Trump in private life.
Activists prepared for months, expecting Trump to steal the election. They were right, and he failed.
As the U.S. considers how to reopen, stimulate, and recover its economy post-pandemic, how radically could it be reimagined?
There’s a growing environmental movement in Kentucky, and more leaders than ever are speaking the language of sustainability.
Young voters are intimately aware that they will be forced to bear the full effects of climate change—and they’re voting with that in mind.
American climate policy can be salvaged, but environmentalists say action has to be swift and sweeping.
The energy and intersectionality of youth along with the experience and engagement of elders are putting climate issues at the forefront of the 2020 elections.
We are witnessing a historical push toward the dismantling of imperialism, the decentralization of power, and the welcoming of non-white, non-European values into conservation.
Militarized federal interventions can actually escalate conflict and often leave the underlying causes of protests or crime unresolved.
Research suggests vigilantism doesn't arise from an absent or weak government, but rather when the very principles that make up a government and its people themselves seem to be changing.
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, politicians from both parties are scapegoating youth—just as they’ve done before with crime and drugs.
Surveys show that, rather than reflexively voting Democratic, young Black voters are pessimistic any Democrat can make a difference.
Across the U.S., racial segregation was not the byproduct of urban planning but often its intention. Minneapolis, one of the most liberal cities in the country, is no exception.
By decolonizing the atmosphere and making climate reparations, Eric Holthaus shows just how hopeful the next 30 years could be.
Electors thought they could vote their consciences in 2016. The Supreme Court just said “no.”
It’s all about the incentives and weighing risks: Staying home has to be more attractive than going out.
A long history of racism has prevented many Black folks from owning land or homes—making it harder to accrue wealth and pass it on to future generations.
Racism and classism create conditions where people of color, those living in poverty, and other marginalized groups have limited access to resources that affect health
The idea of death is front and center for many people right now, and this psychological tendency has a strong influence on human behavior.
Success during a pandemic depends on striking “a fine balance” between the powers of central governments and those at the state and local level.
Young voters broke overwhelmingly for Bernie Sanders in the primary. Now Joe Biden has to earn their votes.
By understanding the purpose of shared rituals, we can try to preserve their intent and create a sense of shared emotion and connection.
The science fiction subgenre known for its utopian and liberation themes has become a vehicle for Black women artists.
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