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This is “Big”: California Taking On ExxonMobil’s Climate Cover-Up

Attorney General’s investigation reportedly “casting a wide net and looking at a variety of issues.”

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3 Ways to Bring David Bowie’s Spirit to Your Social Change Work

He pushed boundaries, challenged norms, and helped pop culture become more inclusive. Here’s how to keep his legacy alive.

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The Big Short and Bernie’s Plan to Bust Up Wall Street

To paraphrase philosopher George Santayana, those who cannot remember they were screwed by Wall Street are condemned to be screwed again.

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Why So Many Find Meaning in Star Wars

The Star Wars saga taps into the very storytelling devices that have structured myths and religious tales for centuries.

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Drug Use Down, Hope Up: A Canoe Journey Heals and Inspires Native Youth

Tribes believe that bringing ancestral values directly to the youth is the answer.

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The Honorable Harvest: Lessons From an Indigenous Tradition of Giving Thanks

What if this holiday season we fill our shopping baskets with only that which is needed and give something back in return?

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Remembering the Redwoods

“I remember being awestruck by the sheer magnificence of the place and the beauty of those trees.”

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After Paris Attacks, Critics Warn Against “Wars of Vengeance”

As details trickled out about Friday’s deadly attacks in and around Paris, observers urged world leaders to avoid knee-jerk responses both at home and abroad.

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A Farewell for Carol Doda

Carol Doda is now ascending on that white piano…

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Age of The Farmer

Sixty-five is the average age of farmers, and there are not enough young farmers to replace them. How did we get here?