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Powerful ideas, practical actions from the YES! community.
7 signs the corporatocracy is losing its legitimacy ... and 7 populist tools to help shut it down.
What happened when major sites went on strike to offer a taste of a censored Internet.
Whether you’re worried about hunger, social crises, or climate change, the solution is the same: small-scale farming.
From courthouses to statehouses, the pro-corporate ruling is under pressure.
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.
Shannon Hayes: Can you take on consumerism without being a Scrooge?
A protest at the World Bank supported El Salvador’s attempts to put human rights above corporate rights.
After another disappointing round of UN negotiations, climate justice activists have a new strategy.
Shannon Hayes on taking farm politics to Occupy Wall Street...and talking about the politics of Occupy in her farming community.
What’s the issue that unites the occupiers and the city they’re occupying? Getting corporate money out of politics.
Shannon Hayes: I’m usually content to live a life of protest, but the time has come to take my protest to the street.
In just two months, the Occupy movement has begun to unseat an economic narrative that held sway for thirty years.
There’s lots of anger against the Federal Reserve from the left and the right. David Korten argues that what it needs is some major restructuring.
How thousands of determined protesters dragged a little-known pipeline into the national spotlight—and convinced the Obama administration to delay its approval.
“Seattle becomes one of the first city governments in the world to declare that the goal of being carbon neutral is desirable, realistic, and attainable.”
What I learned from the hurricane: Real emergency preparedness has more to do with community than canned goods.
Before there were hashtags, 32 years ago, more than a thousand protesters were arrested for trying to shut Wall Street down for a day ...
There are many things you can do to be part of this growing movement—and only some of them involve sleeping outside.
With the eyes of the world on mass protests against corporate control of governments, El Salvador debates a new ban on gold mining.