Solutions

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Citizens and communities engaged in "deep democracy" have the potential to counteract the ills plaguing society, such as historically low voter turn-out, ideological extremism, rampant inequality, and expanding corporate influence, according to a report issued this week by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. In particular, the report's...
Jon Queally, staff writer
In what advocates of locally-owned and operated broadband networks are calling...
Desmond Brown, IPS News
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts - The Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and Nevis, on a quest...

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Just in case you forgot what country we're living in: See a berserk (white, female) Seattle cop feverishly screaming "Get back!" as a peaceable (black, male) teacher, having just given a MLK Day speech about civil rights, ambles past talking on his cell phone, at which point the cop pepper sprays him in the face. Seattle police have been here before. Because author and activist Jesse Hagopian has too, he is suing them and the city. His remarkably mild response: "Wish we had a better world."