Rejecting ideas of religion and fame, singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco maintains her spiritual and musical motivations are rooted in basic concern for others.

Gratitude for this beautiful, self-organizing universe where we live, says Joanna Macy, author of World as Lover, World as Self, is the foundation of environmental responsibility.

Have we chosen numbness over social and political involvement? Author Margaret Wheatley on silence as a choice, and the cost of not speaking up.

Charles R. Johnson looks at King’s teachings and example and why they are important to all Americans.