If the governments of Costa Rica and El Salvador can resist the mining industry, maybe we all can.
Robin Broad and John Cavanagh report from their search for rootedness—the social, environmental, and economic anchoring that sees us through tough times.
The profits of corporate giants that crash our economy and corrupt our politics deserve your outrage. But the efforts to curb them need your creative energy.
We think of gold as a sign of prosperity, but the farmers and communities most affected by mining just want their rivers and land back.
A delegation of activists from 12 different countries on the fight to stop gold mining in Central America.
Feeling like taxes are more unfair than ever? Three ways corporations, banks, and individuals exploit an unjust system—and three ways the people are pushing back.
Review: More than half of the nation’s worst-paid jobs are related to food. Saru Jayaraman’s new book dives into the explosive movement for better rights for those who plant, process, and cook the food we eat.
Two recent studies concluded that organic food is no more nutritious than non-organic food. But the value of organics involves health on multiple levels, from that of farmers to eaters to the planet itself.
The economic crisis—and the rising price of gold—have spurred North American firms to reopen mines and attack environmental regulations. Here’s what we can learn from El Salvador’s moratorium on new mining permits.
International trade deals allow businesses to sue elected governments when corporate interests are threatened abroad. Here's why you should care.
Many movements, many similar messages. What could the increasing cooperation between protesters mean for the future of the ninety-nine percent?
The candidates for next month’s selection could finally change the game of serving markets over people—and we all might have a role to play.
Incorporating corporate globalization into the Occupy analysis and agenda.
Whether you’re worried about hunger, social crises, or climate change, the solution is the same: small-scale farming.
A protest at the World Bank supported El Salvador’s attempts to put human rights above corporate rights.
In just two months, the Occupy movement has begun to unseat an economic narrative that held sway for thirty years.