“Citizens are not a problem; they are part of the solution”
Tunisia is the first Arab country to implement participatory budgeting. In this conversation Bedis Bouziri explains how the enthusiasm from the…
A Greek Tragedy That Can Only Be Ended by Greece Leaving the Euro
Have the people of Greece been singled out for particularly harsh punishment by its international creditors for daring to elect Syriza? Are they…
Bree Newsome Took a Stand Climbing the SC Capitol Flag Pole to Remove the Confederate Flag — Will You?
Newsome's action was a reminder to abandon the comfort and relative safety of insipid discontent. I love Marianne Williamson's statement, "Our…
Jennifer Farmer, AlterNet
Neuroscientist: Why It’s Dangerously Wrong to Approach Addiction as a Kind of Disease
To have a disease — instead of, say, a dangerous habit — is to be powerless to do anything except apply the prescribed cure. The mystery of…
Laura Miller, Salon
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