The Innovation That Will Inspire Millions More People to Bike

By Jay Walljasper

From Munhall, Pennsylvania to Temple City, California, people are transforming their streets into places for people, not just traffic. 21st Century bike lanes help us lose weight, save money, strengthen our communities and enjoy life more.

Andrew Luck, Football, and Manhood

By Kevin Powell

Andrew Luck’s retirement from professional football is a heroic rejection of toxic masculinity.

Between Russell Simmons and The World and Oprah

Kevin Powell speaks with Russell Simmons about the allegations against him.

Hope Wanted: New Yorkers Speak on the Coronavirus

Interviews by Kevin Powell with photos by Kay Hickman

From the heart of crisis, twelve people share how they're getting by.


Denaturalizing Excess Overdose Deaths

By Nancy Campbell, from OD: Naloxone and the Politics of Overdose

We don’t have to accept all opioid overdoses as a fact of life.

The Case for Trans Women in Sports

By Joan Steidinger, from Stand Up and Shout Out

The science is clear: the integrity of women’s sports can be preserved while still including trans women athletes.

JAY-Z and the Remaking of His Manhood

By Kevin Powell

Or: The Crumpled and Forgotten Freedom Papers of Mr. Shawn Carter.

The Sun Doesn’t Play Partisan Politics

By Julie Flynn Badal

Community solar gardens and the sharing of renewable energy can be a much-needed bridge across the gulf of political ideology.

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