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Born of Triumph and Tragedy, Social Justice Org Fosters Health Equity and Well-being of Communities of Color

Though D’Artagnan Scorza grew up economically disadvantaged amidst a food desert in South Los Angeles, his family created an oasis of fresh fruits and vegetables that left him wanting for …

Disabled People Lead the Fight Against Austerity

While the attack on peoples’ lives through social welfare cuts continues unabated, there has been no sign of accompanying cuts to corporate welfare.

Patterns of Commoning

Just like farmers, we cannot really know how big and copious the harvest will be, or when exactly it will come. But we keep seeding to help make the commons …

Transition in Cities  

It is widely assumed that the ongoing migration of rural peoples to mega-cities all over the world will help reduce humanity’s per-capita energy …

The Privilege of Being Privileged

The Ford Foundation believes we have an obligation to strengthen capitalism. In fact we have a duty to transform it.

Help by Giving Time

Time is money – so the saying goes. Now you can donate and even exchange your time to help people.

Repair Cafe and Seeing the Beauty in Broken Things

Actually, in Silicon Valley, some engineers do still work with their hands, some people appreciate the beauty in broken things and some people help each …

Dark Mountain Issue 10: Uncivilised Poetics

There’s something dishevelled and unsettling about poetry.

To Build a Sustainable World, Academics need to Tear Down the Ivory Tower

Avoiding societal collapse means building bridges between science and the rest of the world.

How Democracy Collaborative Will Create 50 Million Employee Owners by 2050

There are currently an estimated 10 million employee owners in the U.S. What if that number grew to 50 million by 2050?

There's Much that Don't Matter a Fig

Most of us resist new circumstance, and so the finest art is the skill (the cultivated humility) of accepting new circumstance (a rare skill) & then of …
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