2012 was a year of superstorms, mass shootings, debt strikes, and the most spendy election ever. Here’s how last year’s most important stories will shape 2013.
Sarah van Gelder
Sarah van Gelder looks beyond the hype about the deficit and finds four ways to balance the books while protecting our health and financial security.
The oil-dependent economy Romney supports is a step toward an unstable, costly future. Renewables and energy efficiency offer real hope.
We can still avoid a devastating climate crisis. But we’ll need a World War II-level mobilization. And we’ll need to stand up to Dirty Energy.
This year, the day is about occupying the space and the time to create a different world.
Why truly affordable care means single-payer.
What can be done to stop needless violence like the killing of Trayvon Martin?
7 signs the corporatocracy is losing its legitimacy ... and 7 populist tools to help shut it down.
2011 was full of surprises, many of them the good kind. But which ones will matter in the coming year? Here's our pick of trends to watch.
There are many things you can do to be part of this growing movement—and only some of them involve sleeping outside.
Why is this protest spreading when others have fizzled?
Troy Davis’ last words before his execution on Wednesday night included this call: The tragedy of American capital punishment must be brought to an end.
How many times can a corporation break the law and continue to exist? Inside the fight to revoke Massey Energy’s corporate charter.
Targeting workers, the unemployed, and public services won’t do it. Help us find the solutions that will.
Glenn Beck thinks the spread of protests is a little too convenient. But this is what happens when ordinary people discover their power.