I don't know who signed up for my class, but I know that we share the belief that community matters. To paraphrase Grace Paley, a community might not be changed by talking to one person at a time, but it can be known.
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This week, NP Contemporary Art Center in Manhattan's Lower East Side plays host to Art Barter, an exhibition with a significant twist.
The U.S. government began its life back in 1791 by shafting the Appalachian area. People have not forgotten it, perhaps because it has yet to stop happening.
Can hard times bring communities together? Sherry Wachter of Milton-Freewater, Oregon, contacted HuffPost to bear witness to how she and her neighbors...
It's a satisfying exchange when you give a skill in return for a skill. And, I'm saving money -- it's my personal 401K.
One market devotee explained, "It's a way to give value to things. To leave money aside, even if just one day a year, and to encourage more the exchange."
If you can teach guitar or chess, if you are very organized, if you have any talent in Web design or interior design, if you live in New York, there i...
Unemployed since November, Eugene Sobczak wanted nothing more than to aid another cash-strapped soul, gratis, when he read the online ad asking for he...
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