Spring 2020 : The World We Want Special Issue
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The World We Want Special Issue
In DepthExplore Section
From the Editors
The World We Want in 10 Years
Nothing makes you consider the state of the world like having a child. As my spouse and I prepare to welcome our firstborn, I find myself taking stock of my community, my surroundings, and my intentions, wondering what kind of world my child will inherit.
But wondering doesn’t change what’s possible. Changing the future saving the future—requires active participation, sacrifice, compromise, collaboration, and creativity.Read more
We’ve Got a Better World in Mind
How to get from here to there in the next 10 yearsBerit Anderson & Christine Hanna
What a Public Bank Can Do for Real People
North Dakota has the only state-owned bank in the nation. Advocates say it’s a model for getting state tax money invested in communities.
Oscar Perry Abello
The Search for Planet-Friendly Protein
We can take a cue from cultures that eat further down the food chain.
High School Health Workers? It Works
A medical school and Georgia students partner to reduce public health disparities.
A Country That Welcomes Migration
The way Colombia has responded to the flood of Venezuelans crossing the border makes it a global standout at a time when other countries are closing their doors.
Gustavo Andrés Castillo Arenas & Patrick Ammerman
Making Space for Restorative Justice
Some prosecutors and policymakers are beginning to work toward a legal system designed to benefit all people.
Beyond #MeToo, 3 Movements Making a Difference for Gender Equity
New attention on gender inequality is inspiring new movements and energizing existing ones.
Solutions We LoveExplore Section
Yes! But How?
The Language of Anti-Racism
Excerpted from Stay Woke: A People’s Guide to Making All Black Lives Matter by Candis Watts Smith and Tehama Lopez Bunyasi
Culture ShiftExplore Section
Antidotes to Gentrification
Plans for democratized, affordable housing.