Sarah Van Gelder | Amid Election Chaos, Communities Show Where the Real Power Is

What Beltway Politicians Didn’t See Coming… There is real disquiet among the American people, with two out of three saying they are dissatisfied with the direction of the country, according to the Pew Research Center.

In every community I visited, I found people working hard to lay a different foundation for our society.

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At the local level, people are discovering power they didn’t know they had. This group of ranchers and Northern Cheyenne tribal members collaborated to stop a massive coal mine in southeast Montana. Photo by Sarah van Gelder.

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