This issue of the Green American marks our 100th issue. While we’ve had some terrific victories over the years since we published our first issue (then called Building Economic Alternatives) in 1985, we’ve been seeing more rapid results in recent years to our action campaigns, most markedly in 2014, where our campaigns enjoyed their most impactful year yet. Read "7 Green… Featured Articles:
Americans eat too much red meat—with tremendous impacts on our health, our environment, and the climate crisis. It’s time to tell everyone you know to eat less beef—or none at all. Read "Don't Have A Cow" Featured Articles:
Too Much Bad Beef
Best Option: Go Vegan!
5 Steps to Better Dairy
Something That Means Justice: An Interview with Suzan Shown Harjo
How Stereotypes Hurt: An Interview with Dahkota Franklin Kicking Bear Brown
"Green" practices have spread from a few innovators to the business mainstream. Major shifts toward sustainability are not only possible -- they're happening. Are we reaching a "green-economy tipping point"?
You want to eat organic, buy what you need green and Fair Trade, and support renewable energy, but you worry that green living can be expensive.
Our latest Green American gives you tips and resources for living green on a budget.
Wage theft, sweatshop conditions, and slave labor happen in the US, especially to immigrant workers. But they aren't passive victims of exploitation, they're leading the movement for fair labor conditions for all.
You no doubt know about sugar's contribution to obesity and diabetes -- but new research tells the increasingly alarming story about how sugar is at the root of many major illnesses, from Alzheimer's to cancer to heart disease and stroke.
Researching this issue inspired our editorial team to detox from sugar. To join with us in giving sugar the boot, check out our "how to… Featured Articles:
In the 1980s, the financial industry said that divesting from companies doing business in South Africa was unreasonable. But people of conscience who didn't want to profit from oppression divested anyway.
Fast forward to 2013. We have another issue of global impact where government is failing to lead, and where people of conscience may choose to divest -- the climate… Featured Articles:
Putting the Big Squeeze on Big Oil, Gas, and Coal
How to Invest Fossil-Fuel Free
Chasing Ice: How the Mighty Have Fallen
Interview with Faith Leader The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal
Interview with College President Dr. Stephen Mulkey
Interview with the Responsible Endowments Activist Lauren Ressler
Interview with Hip-Hop Activist: Rev. Lennox Yearwood
Interview with City Mayor Mike McGinn
Interview with Student Leader Chloe Maxmin
Interview with Environmental Justice Leader Dr. Robert Bullard