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Successful tool lending libraries force us to rethink what the public...

Spawned in the wake of World War II, tool libraries lend implements and devices and provide practical guidance to community members who can’t afford to own or store their own tools.

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Fast fashion pollutes the Atacama Desert in Chile

With nearly 60,000 tons of unsold clothes arriving globally from Europe, Asia and North America to the port town of Iquique, about 39,000 tons of fast fashion ends up in the landfill in the desert.

How workers in the South are defying history

The company resisted them. History defied them. Geography worked against them.

The surprising pervasiveness of American arrogance

We Americans are all beneficiaries of exceptionalism, even those of us who decry its corrosive impact.

Among the GOP’s debt ceiling hostages? Social Security payments for oldest Americans

"The choice facing the executive branch is clear: Act or default; act or increase the suffering of millions; act or go into economic tailspin."

How protests that double as trainings are growing this fossil fuel divestment campaign

The activists represented a broad coalition of grassroots organizations that had come to Malvern to stage an intervention over Vanguard’s $300 billion investments in fossil fuels.