Stories by Sara Robinson

Sara Robinson is a social futurist, journalist and former editor of AlterNet's Visions page. Follow her on Twitter. subscribe to Sara Robinson's feed

Posted on: Mar 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Religion is alive and well in the 21st century -- but it also looks very different now.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The war on women is also an effort to permanently give politicians, religious authorities, accountants, and your boss a seat in your doctor's exam room.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

An abusive, out-of-control, rageaholic GOP broke our country by shattering our trust in democracy and in ourselves.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A long-term trend toward smaller houses is well underway -- with huge implications for the future of our cities.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

One hundred fifty years of research proves that shorter work hours actually raise productivity and profits -- and overtime destroys them. So why do we still do this?

Posted on: Mar 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Sightline Institute’s Alan Durning discusses hope, fear and how we can keep making progress when change seems impossible.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

There's only one way to demonstrate who America's producers and parasites really are. It's time to go Galt.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

These outdated laws forbid sustainable choices -- and here's what you can do to change them.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Conservative bishops and Congressmen are fighting a rear-guard action against one of the most revolutionary changes in human history.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Some of the things we learned back at the Big U don't work at all on the political street.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Stop waiting around, because "normal" as we know it isn't coming back.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The world is changing quickly, and we need to help steer it according to our shared values -- our vision of what might be.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2010, Source: Blog for Our Future

It's not fascism yet; but if the Tea Party manages to get its hands on the levers of power, it will be.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2010, Source: Blog for Our Future

Getting to the bottom of why the conservatives are taking out after the Muslim community now -- nine full years after 9/11.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2010, Source: Blog for Our Future

You've heard the latest one, right? The one about how President Obama deliberately blew up the Deepwater Horizon to pass an energy bill?

Posted on: May 24, 2010, Source: AlterNet

In his new book, journalist Alexander Zaitchik examines the character and career of the shock jock at the center of the far-right's churning cultural storm.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2010, Source: Campaign for America's Future

It's time to openly confront the fact that conservatives have spent the past 40 years systematically delegitimizing the very idea of US government.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Vancouver does things its own strange and subtle ways that the media hordes will only begin to be noticing by the time these Games are over.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2010, Source: Blog for Our Future

A poll commissioned by DailyKos shows just how far to the right the GOP has been dragged by its right wing...and how far out of step they are with the rest of America.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2009, Source: Orcinus

Copenhagen is the next step forward, and we’ll accept it with greater equanimity if we understand that conventional thinkers have to work their toward deeper transformation