Cultivating Community Action Through Live Music

By Shayna Gladstone

It's time for those with a microphone in hand to empower their followers to become part of the solution.

The Shame Game

by Tim White

Tim White offers advice on being respectful by keeping your faith to yourself.

The Conservative Case for a Commons Way of Life

By Jay Walljasper

Not socialism, not capitalism ... distributism seeks community power.

The Tea Leaves Don’t Lie

By Katie Moore

Honest Tea tests the nation’s honesty in its fifth social experiment.


The Innovation That Will Inspire Millions More People to Bike

By Jay Walljasper

From Munhall, Pennsylvania to Temple City, California, people are transforming their streets into places for people, not just traffic. 21st Century bike lanes help us lose weight, save money, strengthen our communities and enjoy life more.

Creating Positive Community Identity

By Paul Born

Experience the possibilities and joy that come from positive community identity by bridging the gap between the self and community.

Interview with Gay McDougall: Minority Rights Advocate

By Katie Moore

As a lawyer and minority rights advocate, Gay McDougall’s career has spanned four decades and reached every continent. Utne Reader caught up with her after her recent appointment to chair the Minority Rights Group.

Applying for a Second Chance

By Katie Moore

Ban the Box advocates for policy changes in the hiring process for the formerly incarcerated.

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