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PEOPLE POWER  

Corporate Rule Is Not Inevitable

Sarah van Gelder   |   Jan 20, 2012

7 signs the corporatocracy is losing its legitimacy ... and 7 populist tools to help shut it down.   MORE »



The Internet on Strike

Brooke Jarvis   |   Jan 18, 2012

What happened when major sites went on strike to offer a taste of a censored Internet.   MORE »



Honest Appalachia: A Local WikiLeaks?

Sue Sturgis   |   Jan 18, 2012

In a region not known for corporate or political transparency, a new website aims to give whistleblowers a forum.   MORE »



HAPPINESS  

Camels, photo courtesy Trim Tab Local Economies for a Global Future

Jason F. McLennan   |   Jan 19, 2012

Yes, we need to relocalize—but that doesn’t mean we're headed for provincialism. Anticipating our near-heavy, far-light future.   MORE »



PLANET  

How the Pipeline Died—And How to Bury It For Good

Jamie Henn   |   Jan 18, 2012

Grassroots strategies paid off for the climate movement in a big way.   MORE »



Photo by John Cavanagh For Farmers Everywhere, Small is (Still) Beautiful

Robin Broad, John Cavanagh   |   Jan 17, 2012

Whether you’re worried about hunger, social crises, or climate change, the solution is the same: small-scale farming.   MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

Deepak Bhargava photo by ourfuture.org Deepak Bhargava: A Voice for the Grassroots Inside the Beltway

Lynsi Burton   |   Jan 17, 2012

The YES! Breakthrough 15: Expanding the American Dream to include people left behind by economic inequality.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

Occupy the Dream: MLK’s Legacy in the Age of Occupy

Jan 16, 2012

What would Martin Luther King, Jr. have made of the worldwide social movements of 2011?   MORE »


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