When it comes to limiting digital rights, big companies are in cahoots with governments like never before. But the belief that everyone deserves safe, affordable, and private access to the Internet is taking off.
Before 2004, no state allowed same-sex marriage. Today, it's legal in 12 states and the District of Columbia. If you want to see how political progress is made, look to the local level.
A super-sized NAFTA, the TPP gives foreign corporations privileges that can override domestic laws on environmental health and citizens’ rights. Here’s why we shouldn’t let it pass without a fight.
Beneath mainstream culture runs a current of domination, individualism, and exclusion that is harming our children. We assume this is normal—but is it really?
Oil companies—and many of our political leaders—see melting sea ice as an opportunity to drill deeper. Fortunately, you don’t have to occupy an Arctic drilling platform to join the growing movement of people who are putting themselves on the line for our planet’s future.
It won’t be easy to protect our votes from being sidelined and stolen this year, but here are a few simple things we can do.
We—not just the president—have to be the agents of change in our society. How do we extend our electoral organizing beyond the elections?
During election season, all eyes turn to politics. How do we ensure that the interests of the 99 percent are represented in the halls of power?
Political answers will come when we build a network of solidarity and action that pushes on all fronts for a true democracy.
Why developing the tarsands has been called "world's most destructive project."
We can all agree that we’ve got deficit and spending problems. But where do we go from here?
Why anyone who believes that under-30 Americans aren’t tuned in to the future and ready to act is fooling themselves.
Experts call for Constitutional amendment to take back democracy from corporations.
How the cap-and-cash-back bill can clear a deadlocked Senate–and make most Americans better off.
The national coordinator of the US Social Forum, Adrienne Maree Brown offers her brief, heartfelt list of reasons to come to Detroit to participate in the 2010 USSF.