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PEACE & JUSTICE  

What’s Next for the New People Power?

Immanuel Wallerstein   |   Dec 09, 2011

Immanuel Wallerstein: Worldwide social justice movements are developing their second wind.   MORE »



Grace Boggs: Reviving the Lost City

Larry Gabriel   |   Dec 07, 2011

The YES! Breakthrough 15: A decades-long revolution to rekindle the soul of urban neighborhoods.    MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

Occupy Moves to the Home Front

Nathan Schneider   |   Dec 08, 2011

Why the attempt to take on foreclosures directly is our clearest glimpse yet of what Occupy Phase II will look like.   MORE »



Why We Occupy: The Declaration of Occupy D.C.

Dec 07, 2011

Some complain that they don’t know why the occupiers are upset. In this declaration, adopted by consensus, Occupy D.C. clears up the mystery.   MORE »



Photo by HollyWata L.A. and Occupy L.A. Agree: It’s Time to End Corporate Personhood

Brooke Jarvis   |   Dec 06, 2011

What’s the issue that unites the occupiers and the city they’re occupying? Getting corporate money out of politics.   MORE »



PLANET  

Crisis Time in Durban

Jamie Henn   |   Dec 08, 2011

World leaders are stalling on climate action at the 2011 Climate Summit in Durban, South Africa. What needs to happen to get things moving and make a change before it’s too late?   MORE »



Will Allen photo by Pete Amland Will Allen: Growing Justice in Food Deserts

Doug Pibel   |   Dec 06, 2011

The YES! Breakthrough 15: Creating access to affordable fresh food in low-income neighborhoods.   MORE »



HAPPINESS  

From the Farm to the Occupation

Shannon Hayes   |   Dec 07, 2011

Shannon Hayes on taking farm politics to Occupy Wall Street...and talking about the politics of Occupy in her farming community.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

Occupy Economics: Because We’re Teaching It Wrong

Dec 05, 2011

Does Occupy Wall Street highlight the failures of traditional Econ 101? These economists think so.    MORE »



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