It’s All Connected: Public Schools, Clean Air, Car Culture

Dannah Wilson’s parents drive 165 miles per week trying to get their kids to quality public schools. The City of London issues air quality alerts for people with asthma and urges people to avoid driving. Kindergarten registration and choice is now underway here in Seattle, so I’m having lots of conversations with friends about how they’re choosing schools. And in […] Read more

Ready for Action? 5 Ways to Fight Hate

Well, politics is unavoidable today. The rhetoric of hate appears to have won, and many Americans are going through various stages of shock and grief. Some are considering difficult questions of how to keep their families safe or protect their LGBTQ civil rights. Environmentalists are hugging their trees tighter than ever as they cry (sorry, but humor is important, right?). […] Read more

Exercise AND Wash Laundry With This Amazing Eco-Friendly Bicycle

The Bike Washing Machine encourages you to conserve energy and get fit while completing household tasks. by Amanda Froehlich, originally posted at http://www.trueactivist.com/exercise-and-wash-laundry-with-this-amazing-eco-friendly-bicycle/. Reposted here under Creative Commons license. Chores, chores, chores. Some days, it feels like the list is never-ending, and the motivation to accomplish the mundane tasks depleted. But now, thanks to an invention designed by students in China, you […] Read more