More and more states are looking to pass a new kind of recycling law that asks manufacturers to foot the bill for the waste created by their products.

April 16, 2021

In Part Three of our “Pandemic at Work” series, a bus driver, airline custodian, and Uber driver reflect on their year “helping to keep the cogs of society rolling.”

March 11, 2021

In Part Two of our “Pandemic at Work” series, three undocumented immigrants share their struggles for a paycheck, a future, and simply, acknowledgment.

February 11, 2021

In Part One of our “Pandemic at Work” series, a hotel housekeeper, a fast-food worker/drugstore manager, and an elementary school janitor share their journeys through 2020—and anxieties for 2021.

December 21, 2020

We’ve seen you at your best and, currently, at your absolute worst. But things are looking up for you again—just when we need you the most.

December 02, 2020

How Governor Stitt teamed up with the head of the EPA to keep tribes from regulating fracking and industrial pollution on their own lands.

October 21, 2020

We, the colonized of Puerto Rico, declare our inalienable rights to self-determination and survival.

September 30, 2020

The scientific community is starting to confront internal biases that support social stratification, hinder international cooperation, and—sometimes—impair research.

August 27, 2020

Not wanting to buy into the exploitations of racial capitalism, I find freedom in living with less stuff—but more nature, more time, and more joy.

August 11, 2020

Every year, we blithely discard billions of phones, laptops, TVs, and other electronics that can end up poisoning communities around the world.

July 24, 2020

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