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Food Sovereignty: Think Globally, Eat Locally

Beverly Bell | Posted 04.21.2013 | Impact
Beverly Bell

The first group of protestors at Occupy Wall Street publically delivered 23 complaints, outlining the ways in which corporations control our daily lives. Number four asserted, "They have poisoned the food supply through negligence and undermined the farming system through monopolization."

Snow Days And The Parent Trap

Mallory McDuff, Ph.D. | Posted 04.22.2013 | Religion
Mallory McDuff, Ph.D.

Snow days remind me that I cannot script my life or my day, even in our culture that puts planning on a pedestal. Some days may feel like a parent trap, but I have faith in the people around me.

James Brolin On The Surprising 'Community' Fan Reaction

EW | Posted 02.20.2013 | TV

Thanksgiving will double as Father’s Day on an episode of "Community" that airs on…. March 7. And what will this special holiday bring? The first ...

TV GIFs Of The Week

Posted 02.19.2013 | TV

There's so much good TV on, why not relive some of it through GIFs? Take a look at some of the best GIFs from the last week of TV. There's Beyonce...

It Gets Worse For 'Community'

Posted 02.15.2013 | TV

"Community" ratings took a sharp drop during its second week of Season 4. Preliminary numbers for "Paranormal Parentage" had the NBC comedy pullin...

Shirt Off My Back Campaign (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 04.16.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

The idea of showing some skin and baring all is not the first thing that comes to mind when approaching a community challenge like homelessness. The S...

How Are Communities Better Off When They Work Together?

Mauricio Lim Miller | Posted 04.14.2013 | Impact
Mauricio Lim Miller

Social networks play a critical, though often unappreciated, role in people's efforts to improve their lives. In my work at the Family Independence In...

A Nicolas Cage 'Community' Episode Almost Happened

Vulture | Posted 02.12.2013 | TV

Any long series of thoughts from ousted "Community" creator Dan Harmon is bound to contain some gold and other precious minerals. Such was the case at...

NBC's Peacock Gets Plucked

Stu Kreisman | Posted 04.12.2013 | Media
Stu Kreisman

I used to be proud to work for NBC. The peacock network stood for quality. Now it's just a joke.

Bill Clinton Transforms LA

Tom Teicholz | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

President Bill Clinton, Inventor Dean Kamen, White House Chief Technology officer Ken Park and Astronaut Leland Melvin were among the big name speakers at this year's by-invitation-only TRANS4M conference, held at the California Science Center in Los Angeles this past Thursday.

The Next Evolutionary Step: The Power of Circle

Birute Regine | Posted 04.10.2013 | Women
Birute Regine

Circle is a place women can come home to themselves and feel the support of other women. In circle, women are not "empowered." Instead, they have an opportunity to remember their power and to discover that being an agent of change is not about doing it alone.

Balancing Act: Lisa B. Thompson Explores Motherhood, Loss and More

Michelle Flowers Taylor | Posted 04.10.2013 | Good News
Michelle Flowers Taylor

Some people have more hours in the day. That is the conclusion that one might draw when considering all the tasks that playwright, scholar and mom Lisa B. Thompson juggles on any given day.

'Community' Ratings Return Up For NBC

Posted 02.08.2013 | TV

After an extended hiatus, series' creator Dan Harmon's firing and a network re-tooling, "Community" returned with surprisingly strong ratings for NBC....


Bus 52 | Posted 04.09.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

It is a laugh that speaks for itself: joyous, booming, and infectious. Nan Jeffers's energy is unparalleled. The force of her spirit can change the en...

This Long List of References Should Convince Everyone to Watch/Save Community | Posted 04.09.2013 | Comedy

Here's the rub on Community, which returns this week after a nine-month-long hiatus: Rival network executives and critics argue that it's not your father's kind of show. That's why it's getting jerked around on the schedule.

Local Groups Anywhere Make a Difference Everywhere

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Norma Cook Everist

We are connected. We need each other everywhere to work towards and sustain cultures of nonviolence.

'Community' Can 'Go On Brilliantly Without Chevy Chase'

Posted 04.09.2013 | TV

Many "Community" fans certainly thought the show could go on without Pierce Hawthorne and Chevy Chase, the actor who played Pierce, finally did leave ...

'Community' Is Back! This A Great ... Disaster? Or Not?

Maureen Ryan | Posted 02.06.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

New executive producers Moses Port and David Guarascio do a reasonable job of extracting the kinds of comedy "Community" fans have come to expect. There's no doubt they've been handed an impossible task.

'Chevy Chase Physically Wanted To Fight Me'

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 02.06.2013 | TV

Joel McHale opened up about his former co-star Chevy Chase's tumultuous "Community" tenure on "The Howard Stern Show" this week. Chase parted ways...

'Community' Star Rips NBC Execs Who Fired Dan Harmon

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 02.07.2013 | TV

Dino Stamatopoulos -- the former "Community" writer and consulting producer, who also played the oddball character Star-Burns on the NBC comedy -- rip...

What's Your Story?

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 04.06.2013 | Books
Craig K. Comstock

Evenings of story-telling could be done in any town. Mine has a population of only 20,000. This kind of event does not require an enormous metropolis. Classical Athens was tiny by modern standards. What it had were traditions, an audience, occasions.

When Is It the Right Time to Introduce Service to Your Child?

Diana Grycan | Posted 04.06.2013 | Parents
Diana Grycan

I think we need to take the time to do much more explaining to our children about why we do things for others. That is what plants the early seeds of service.

EXCLUSIVE: Explosive New 'Community' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 02.04.2013 | TV

It's finally (really) happening: "Community" is back. On Thursday, Feb. 7, the Greendale Human Beings return to our TVs and it's all starting with...

The (Grim) State Of TV Comedies

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 04.03.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — The void you're looking at on your DVR is the sitcom landscape post-"30 Rock." When Tina Fey's bright, bouncy, irreverent showbiz se...

A Conspiracy We Can Aspire To

Rev. Ed Bacon | Posted 04.01.2013 | Religion
Rev. Ed Bacon

The word conspire means "to breathe with." My hope and belief is that everyone can experience the beauty and healing power of Community. By embodying love actively and engaging the Beloved within ourselves, we can conspire to transform the entire world into a love-based Community.