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Treaty Like It’s 1999: Connecting the Dots on Trade
by Raj Patelposted May 25, 2012
- From Japan, Raj Patel on the expansion of the Trans-Pacific trade agreement and the homegrown battle to stop it.
A World Bank President We Can Get Behind?
by Robin Broad, John Cavanaghposted Mar 28, 2012
- The candidates for next month’s selection could finally change the game of serving markets over people—and we all might have a role to play.
A People’s History of Robin Hood
by Paul Buhleposted Feb 15, 2012
- For hundreds of years, he’s fought tax injustice, tyranny, and the seizure of the commons. Why we still need him today.
Vandana Shiva: Teachers for a Living World
by Madhu Suri Prakashposted Jan 27, 2012
- While Ivy League schools marvel at India’s economic growth, Vandana Shiva’s University of the Seed looks to the earth—and Gandhi—for guidance.
Beyond “Free” or “Fair” Trade: Mexican Farmers Go Local
by Mike Woldposted Jan 23, 2012
- We usually think of the demand for local, organic foods as coming from the North. But in southern Mexico, the growing localist movement is a strategy for survival.
Occupy Wall Street on the Waterfront
by Madeline Ostranderposted Dec 14, 2011
- This week, protesters from Anchorage to Los Angeles coordinated a convtroversial mass effort to shut down the West Coast’s ports, “hitting Wall Street where it hurts the most.”
What’s Next for the New People Power?
by Immanuel Wallersteinposted Dec 09, 2011
- Immanuel Wallerstein: Worldwide social justice movements are developing their second wind.
Women Farmers Feed the World
by Christa Hillstromposted Oct 22, 2011
- Grassroots food activist Fatou Batta on why the question of agricultural sustainability is also a question of equality.
The Tricks of the Trade Deals
by Kristen Beifus, Christa Hillstromposted Oct 11, 2011
- Three new agreements are predicted to kill jobs and solidify corporate power. It's our turn to have a say in how we trade.
Bring Our War Dollars Home
by Oliver Lazenbyposted Sep 01, 2011
- U.S. Mayors: In order to build up jobs, we have to draw down troops.
Keeping Faith With Peace
by Valerie Schloredtposted Aug 05, 2011
- On the anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Jesuit Priest Bill Bichsel talks about why he went to prison for a future without nuclear weapons.
A Meditation on Revolution
by Bert Sacksposted Jul 29, 2011
- From Tel Aviv to Baghdad, a lifelong peace activist remembers why true transformation comes from the power of nonviolence.
Why Egypt Ditched the IMF
by Mark Englerposted Jul 15, 2011
- As Egyptians continue their struggle for social justice and full democracy, there's one institution they don't want involved: the International Monetary Fund.
5 Protests That Shook the World (With Laughter)
by The Yes Menposted Jul 12, 2011
- Great moments in “laughtivism” from Yes Men Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, the guys who duped the BBC, embarrassed Dow Chemical, and mocked Halliburton.
An Appeal to U2: Who is More Rooted?
by Robin Broad, John Cavanaghposted Jul 04, 2011
- Anti-poverty crusaders like Bono call critical attention to what's wrong with the world. But what if we also showed who's doing it right?