TV as Birth Control: Defusing the Population Bomb

By Fred Pearce, from Conservation

The popularity of soap operas seems to be defusing the population bomb in developing countries, and could be a useful tool for social change.

Toxic Twitter Wars: Intersectionality and Online Feminism

By Michelle Goldberg, from The Nation

In the Twitter world, online feminism can result in endless finger-pointing, but it's important to remain steadfast and convicted when discussing women's rights and instersectionality.

Artivism: Peace Through Compassionate Humanity

by Utne Reader staff

Making a difference by promoting peace through compassionate humanity.

Political Personality: A Woman's Guide on How to Win a Campaign

By Rebecca Sive

This self-test will help decide if you have the political personality it takes to run for office and win your campaign.


Artivism: Multiplying the Good Vibration

by Utne Reader staff

Making a difference by leading a life based in compassion.

LooRewards Brings Sanitary Toilets to India

by Trinica Sampson

Meet the “PoopGuy” bringing sanitation to the urban poor in India.

Artivism: Recycle, Rewear

by Utne Reader staff

Making a difference with hand-crafted leather works from repurposed materials.

Escaping the Trap of Youth Violence

By John McCullough as told to Stefanie Jackson-Haskin

Born and raised in Chicago, John McCullough, submerged in a culture of youth violence, was shot and incarcerated on numerous occasions.

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