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Filmmaker Shalini Kantayya Captures the Power of Solar Energy

Filmmaker Shalini Kantayya Captures the Power of Solar Energy

A self-proclaimed sci-fi fanatic, it comes as no surprise that ecological complexity would become the star of Kantayya’s first feature.

Political Revolution Continues in Jonathan Tasini's New Podcast

Political Revolution Continues in Jonathan Tasini’s New Podcast

Politics, work, the economy, the voices of real workers,Robber Barons, corporate power, greed…you know, the light stuff. Plus, sports!

Reinventing Farming for Better Food & Brighter Future

Reinventing Farming for Better Food & Brighter Future

Grazing livestock that are systematically shifted from one parcel of land to another allows the soil to sequester carbon out of the atmosphere.

Monoprints from Around the World

Monoprints from Around the World

The beauty of this medium is in its spontaneity and its combination of printmaking, painting and drawing.

The Piccolo and the Pocket Grouse

The Piccolo and the Pocket Grouse

I was intrigued by Doolittle’s efforts to write music more or less on birds’ terms.

Speak Out

First Step Toward Uniting a Divided Nation

First Step Toward Uniting a Divided Nation

Why is walking important? Because it iis much harder to fear, hate, dismiss or ignore people you cross paths with every day.

Pentagon Budget: Greedy Corruption Disguised as Patriotism

Pentagon Budget: Greedy Corruption Disguised as Patriotism

In June, the Pentagon’s Inspector General criticized the Army for misreporting $6.5 trillion (yes, trillion with a T) in spending for 2015.

Up in Arms: A Response to Guns in America

Up in Arms: A Response to Guns in America

I’ve always been afraid of guns,” says artist Jerilea Zempel. Her recent project is an effort to silence guns and render them invisible.

Murderer's Bread

Murderer’s Bread

The chronicle of a LGBT couple settling in a hardscrabble neighborhood outside the city

18 Ways to Make Your Place Great by Tapping Into the Commons

18 Ways to Make Your Place Great by Tapping Into the Commons

#3: Notice how many of life’s true pleasures exist outside the commercial realm of buying and selling.