The rise of corporate-owned social media raises many flags about our online security and the future of the digital commons. The solution, says theorist Michael Albert, is a different kind of network altogether.
The April launch of the Digital Public Library of America brings the knowledge-sharing we love about local libraries to the internet.
Some of our best online-only content from the month of April 2013.
From the Vietnam War to credit default swaps to climate change, how American journalism brought crisis on itself.
The editorial staff of Utne Reader nominates 36 outstanding independent publications and websites for the 2013 Utne Media Awards.
Amidst rising ethnic tensions over the coming Kenyan elections, one filmmaker sends his message of healing through a well-established network of DVD pirates.
The decline of newspapers has created countless underserved “news deserts” in need of coverage. Through a cooperative model, the Banyan Project aims to help.
Taking a cue form Martin Luther King, activists like Terry Messman have harnessed the potential of narrative to guide struggle and illuminate solutions.