India’s ‘Open Prisons’ Are a Marvel of Trust-Based Incarceration
For 12 hours a day, prisoners can let themselves out to work or visit family. In virtually every case, they come back.
Does This Water Have Legal Rights?
Threatened by development, five bodies of water are suing the State of Florida, making the unprecedented argument that nature has legal rights, too.
India’s Women Are Building An Alternative To Toxic Masculinity
A grassroots movement is emerging across northern India to empower women and put an end to the region’s patriarchal system of local governance.
Newark Cops and Residents Put Down Their Guns to Talk About Trauma
In emotional exchanges, community members and police open up to each other and find that their shared pain has similar roots.
With This Company’s Support, Women Are Escaping Their Abusers
Brazil’s largest retailer takes extraordinary steps to help employees impacted by domestic violence.
Want Drastic Climate Action? Maybe It’s Time to Sue the Government
When political leaders dither, “the only instrument that leads to non-negotiable results is the court ruling.”
Domestic Workers in Lebanon Are Making a Dramatic Escape
Former domestic workers are helping their peers flee abusive employers and get back home.
How Much Can You Uplift?
For people coming out of prison, training for a job as a fitness coach can start before they’re even released.
Why I’ll Leave Prison Ready for a Green-Collar Career
At the Florida prison where I reside, incarcerated folks are training each other for stable, well-paying jobs in sustainable industries.
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