We're bringing the voices of our listeners into the conversation we've been building online and on-air since the economic downturn began last year. Many are grappling with the shame that comes in American culture with the loss of a job, and many are seeking community in old places and new. For some, economic instability — a kind of life on the edge — is not new. They've been cultivating virtues of patience, self-examination, service and good humor that might help us all.
A two-minute follow-up video in which an activist of 70 years challenges the 99% movement not to just "expose the enemy" but to become the solution by reinventing society, work, education, and culture.
The Minneapolis hip hop artist unites community, family, and serving one another through a cool community get-together and outreach effort in the Twin Cities.
Screen capture of the Baha’i Faith Facebook page.
(photo: fake is the new real/Flickr, licensed under Creative Commons)
A former gang member reflects on what failed to make gangs form.
A stoop sale in Brooklyn. (photo: click wrrr/Flickr)
A guest contributor shares his reflections about reconnecting to the earth in an urban environment.