Four people who have intellectual disabilities live in a commune next to a beautiful forest near Paris. They were labeled 'idiots,' locked away and forgotten in violent asylums until the 1960s, when the young philosopher Jean Vanier secured their release.
Battles over blood quantum and "best interests" resurface the untold history of America’s Indian Adoption Era — a time when nearly one-third of children were removed from tribal communities nationwide.
Here are a few programs and articles we recommend to help center your Thanksgiving celebration on honoring and amplifying Native stories, seeking truth about our history, and acknowledging Indigenous presence and wisdom.
The Cultural Conservancy, an inter-tribal organization, is revitalizing indigenous knowledge by inviting people to re-engage with the land, honor heirloom seeds, grow clean food and medicines, and decolonizing their foodways.
In this six-part series, urban design expert Mikael Colville-Andersen explores the anatomy and vibrancy of the modern metropolis, highlighting pockets of life-sized goodness in cities around the world.
Evicted three times over three decades from three parts of Rio, his life illustrates how the re-development and gentrification have pushed many of Rio's poorest residents to the edges, a pattern seen globally.