Now that the encampments are gone, what do we have to show for our movement? As it turns out, quite a bit.
Author Rebecca Solnit brings you back to the encampments of Occupy, and to the months that forged new friendships, changed the horizons of possibility, and terrified elites.
We think of gold as a sign of prosperity, but the farmers and communities most affected by mining just want their rivers and land back.
In Iraq, Afghanistan, and many other cases, the people protested and got war anyway. Why—at least, so far—has the story played out differently with Syria?
National media accounts of Detroit's bankruptcy miss the growing industries, strong communities, and policy changes laying the foundation's for the city's recovery.
Remember the last time we were told military strikes were needed because a Middle Eastern despot had used weapons of mass destruction?
We all know our stuff doesn't grow on store shelves. Here's how we can rehumanize our relationship with our things—and the people who make them.
It’s important to remember the full scope of King’s dream.
Starting the process of change in a place you know well makes it more doable and fun.
The way we make and use stuff is harming the world—and ourselves. To create a system that works, we can't just use our purchasing power. We must turn it into citizen power.
Filmmaker Pratibha Parmar's presentation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's life will inspire you.
It took just 20 years to end the British slave trade. What history teaches us about ending exploitation today.
Why an African American marketing consultant and a white writer took a journey to explore the effects of slavery, racism, and privilege.
An Iraqi single mom and a tech lawyer believe they can prove the Iraq War was a “crime of aggression” under U.S. law.
Photographer Jane Feldman on earning the trust of beloved world leaders—and capturing their laughter.
Will the people of Iran get the reforms they asked for in electing the moderate Hassan Rouhani? The answer depends partly on them, and partly on the United States.
Responding to past traumas like slavery and acts of terrorism can heal us—and future generations.
The movement to push back against North Carolina’s ultraconservative state legislature is in its 13th week, and still growing.
What do we really trade for all of the cheap stuff we buy?
Armstrong believes that we can find the wisdom we need by looking to the origins of today’s world religions.
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