Barry Commoner, who died September 30, deserves to be remembered as a visionary scientific thinker who advocated for connecting the dots between components in systems of oppression.
Offering women contraception without co-pays under the Affordable Care Act isn’t just good for them — it’s good for their families, communities and the planet we all share.
All this burning of fossil fuels ends up in our lungs, or in the sky warming our planet. I growl at the statistics. My blood boils at seeing mostly kids of color wheezing in the emergency room right alongside of us. We need a big transition.
Earth Day is just around the corner! So, how are you celebrating? Me, I’m getting the “big chop,” cutting inches off my hair. My “big chop” decision was a step toward healthier hair without the use of toxic products.
If you are a woman who wants to have a better education, a bigger voice in government, considerably less risk of dying while pregnant, more equality with men, and better living conditions all around, you want to live in a pro-choice country. And as a man who thinks that equality is essential to a civil society, so do I.
The ancient Mayans—and their indigenous descendants in Guatemala—saw the profound interconnectedness of human reproduction and stewardship of natural resources. Whether cultivating a field or bringing a new life into the world, traditional Mayans practiced respectful restraint. But those old ways are being destroyed, and new solutions are needed.
The United Nations Population Division just released a new report on projections for world population growth, with somewhat surprising findings.
It happens frequently when I meet someone new. We each say what work we do, and then he or she says, “You are a man. Why are you interested in family planning?”
News of reproductive and environmental justice on the day of remembrance for Martin Luther King, Jr.
Is it possible for a feminist to be worried both about human rights and demographic trends? My answer is yes.