Politics


Pennsylvania Fracking: Welcome to Frackville

By Kim Sorvig, from Landscape Architecture Magazine

A landscape architect takes a closer look at the Pennsylvania fracking boom to prepare for fracking near his home in New Mexico.


National Domestic Workers Alliance Fights for Higher Minimum Wage

By Staff, Utne Reader

The National Domestic Workers Alliance is fighting for domestic workers’ rights in a care industry long ignored by U.S. labor law.


The Journey of Nishiyuu

By Terrance Hall, from Cultural Survival Quarterly

In Canada, six James Bay Cree youth embarked on the 1,000-mile Journey of Nishiyuu to reclaim Aboriginal Treaty Rights and fight First Nations poverty.


How to Win the War on Poverty

by Sam Ross-Brown

Welfare programs have long attacked the symptoms of poverty. What if we targeted the roots?


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Recognizing Gay Divorce Equality

By Margaret Klaw

Few options for law-based asset distribution are available in states that that do not recognize same-sex marriage and cannot perform gay divorce or in states lacking civil-union laws.


The Two Faces of Empire

by Greg Grandin

Beware the respectable imperialist.


Now You See Me

by Laura Gottesdiener

A glimpse into the Zapatista Movement, two decades after its birth.


The Architecture of Surveillance

by Ingrid Burrington

Welcome to the NSA's non-location.



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