Constancy in Contingency

By Miriam O’Callaghan

Reflections on San Miniato al Monte, Florence.

In the Pipeline’s Path

By William H. Funk, from Earth Island Journal

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is one among several projects threatening rural Appalachian landscapes and communities.

Advocacy Resources

If you’d like to help the disenfranchised, consider donating your time or money to a few of the following organizations.

What Your Zip Code Says About Your Health

By Jay Walljasper

Tapping the power of place to keep us all healthy.


Diary of a Concentration Camp Survivor

By Odd Nansen

Follow one man's journey to survive and document his time in a Nazi concentration camp.

Libraries & The Digital Age

By John Palfrey

Discover how brick and mortar libraries are more important than ever in the digital age.

How to Make City Streets More Friendly

By Jay Walljasper

A bottom-up St. Paul project changes how people feel about their city.

Dissent: A History of American Revolutions

By Ralph Young

Over the course of American history there has not been just one American Revolution, but rather many American revolutions. From women's suffrage to the civil rights movement America has been forever changed.