New Economy

Fighting America’s Corporate Coup D’Etat
by Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman and Naomi Klein on how Americans across the country are resisting the Shock Doctrine.
Phantom Wealth and False Expectations
by David Korten
Playing money games to profit from false expectations is not the same as investing in jobs that produce real value to meet real needs
Wisconsin Awakens a Sleeping Giant
by Sarah van Gelder, Brooke Jarvis
Workers across the country are demanding to know why corporations and the wealthy get bailouts and tax breaks while teachers and steel workers bear the burdens of budget crises.
“This is Not Democracy” — Wisconsin’s Anti-Union Bill Passes
by Brooke Jarvis
In a controversial move, Republicans maneuvered the passage of Wisconsin's assault on collective bargaining after three weeks of protests. How'd they do it, and what happens next?
Mahlon Mitchell: The Middle Class Needs to Stick Together
by Robby Mellinger
Firefighters weren't directly included in the anti-union bill that sparked the protests in Madison. Lieutenant Mahlon Mitchell on why they're taking to the streets, anyway.
Fair-Labor Logos Find Factory Home
by Rachel Taber
A new wave of campus clothing that's made with a livable wage.
Domestic Workers Win Bill of Rights
by Caitlin Battersby
A long-excluded workforce finally gets the protections it deserves.
Why Every American Should Care About Wisconsin
by Amy B. Dean
The debate in Wisconsin doesn't just apply to union members and public workers—it applies to every American who cares about our fundamental rights as citizens.
Police Defy Order to Clear Protesters from Wisconsin Capitol
by Lindsay Beyerstein
The latest from the ongoing protests in the Badger State.
Video: Holding the Wisconsin Capitol
What happened inside the Wisconsin capitol when protesters were told they'd have to leave.
Bigger than Unions, Bigger than Wisconsin
by Micah Uetricht
How Americans across professions, religions, and states are uniting in opposition to Wisconsin's anti-union bill—and cultivating a movement that reaches far beyond the state border.
Dear Glenn Beck: It’s Not Conspiracy, It’s Courage
by Sarah van Gelder
Glenn Beck thinks the spread of anti-corporate protests is a little too convenient. But this is what happens when ordinary people discover their power.
We Are Wisconsin
Video: Meet the people making history in Wisconsin.
Time to Reclaim the American Dream
by Van Jones
Van Jones: Why Wisconsin gives the movement for “hope and change” a second chance—and what you can do about it.
“This is a Peaceful Protest”
Video: What's it like in the Wisconsin capitol?