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By Joel | Artículos curados que salpican la vida de esperanza y solidaridad.

You should run for office. No, seriously.

Grist Action Guide<p>Supported by:<p>Buy a good pair of sneakers — you’ll need them to run for office.<p>Maybe Leslie Knope knew right from the start that she …

Why the only future worth building includes everyone

A single individual is enough for hope to exist, and that individual can be you, says His Holiness Pope Francis in this searing TED Talk delivered …

Pope Francis

Alicia en el país de las maravillas. Tiempo, conciliación y Economía Solidaria | Cooperativismo en Movimiento

<b>por Iñigo Bandrés, de Altekio S. Coop. Madrid.</b><p>Vivimos como el conejo de Alicia, corriendo pendientes de nuestro reloj. Uno de los principios en los …

David Sloan Wilson on evolution and human groups

Sostenibilidad y bienes comunes - El salmón contracorriente

Cuando hablamos de bienes comunes no nos referimos solo ni fundamentalmente a su propiedad colectiva, sino sobre todo a que estos comunes se creen …

The lazy person's guide to saving the world - United Nations Sustainable Development

End extreme poverty. Fight inequality and injustice. Fix climate change. Whoa. The Global Goals are important, world-changing objectives that will …

The Ideal Workweek, According to Science

Some courageous companies have tried the approach. Employees at the technology firm Basecamp now work four-day, 32-hour weeks for six months of the …

“No podía sola, pero 22 juntos sí podemos”: el país posible

<i>Colaboración especial para 80Grados, Claridad y La Perla del Sur</i><p>Se acrecienta la precariedad individual y colectiva. La educación pública se …

Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

FabLabs, Time Banks, and Other Hidden Treasures You Didn’t Know You Owned

Mention the commons and most people conjure up the image of a bucolic English pasture. The commons were the fields and forests where medieval …

Noam Chomsky: Intelligence is a lethal mutation

This is how we take back control: from the bottom up

Our atomised communities can heal themselves. Through local initiatives we can regenerate our culture and make politics relevant again<p>Without community, politics is dead. But communities have been scattered like dust in the wind. At work, at home, both practically and imaginatively, we are atomised.<p>…

Cities

La Sociedad de Conocimiento y el Poder del "Like" - Luis Razeto

Fundamentales los humedales para el control de las inundaciones

La comunidad Juana Matos, en este pueblo, es uno de los mejores ejemplos de cómo la propia ciudadanía puede rescatar un ecosistema en deterioro y …

The Millennial Question

What to Do About Trump? The Same Thing My Grandfather Did in 1930s Vienna

My grandfather Siegfried was not a sophisticated man. When he bought a car—always the same car, a blue Peugeot 305, replaced every few years with a …

Jewish Culture

Communities Vs. Networks: To Which Do You Belong?

In making his newest documentary, <i>Korengal</i>, author and filmmaker Sebastian Junger wanted to explore the answer to the question of why — despite its …

Comic Shows How Anyone Can Shut Down Islamophobic Attacks In 4 Simple Steps

An illustrated guide to doing the right thing.<p>The west has seen a disquieting growth in anti-Muslim sentiment in recent years. Stoked by politicians …

Ash Beckham: When to take a stand -- and when to let it go

Ash Beckham recently found herself in a situation that made her ask: who am I? She felt pulled between two roles — as an aunt and as an advocate. …

Advocacy

"Estrategias para la Resiliencia Local" - Edición 2016

Multigenerational homes for modern families

Marie Clausman knows what it’s like to live in a full house. In November, she moved into a newly built Inland Empire home with her daughter, her daughter’s partner and the couple’s two sons. Oh, and Clausman’s sister moved in, too.<p>Their two-story home is a GenSmart model, designed for families that …

Fatherhood 101: Six Simple Rules to Get it Right

• shares<p><i>New babies don’t come with instructions, but follow this dad’s advice and you’ll do just fine.</i><p>—<p>An amazing thing happened six years ago after I …

Why solving homelessness is stupidly easy

In the fight against homelessness, Central Florida has quietly achieved a remarkable victory over the last few years.<p>As recently as January 2014, …

What does it mean to be a citizen of the world? | Hugh Evans

Hugh Evans started a movement that mobilizes "global citizens," people who self-identify first and foremost not as members of a state, nation or …

Poverty

The gospel of doubt | Casey Gerald

What do you do when your firmly held beliefs turn out not to be true? When Casey Gerald's religion failed him, he searched for something new to …

Education

You’re probably getting more than enough protein without even trying

<i>This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>Stroll through the aisles of …

4 Ways to See Beyond Stereotypes

Have you thought about transplanting unworthy assumptions to create more sustainable relationships? Or amending your January resolutions to include …