At the time of his death, Martin Luther King Jr. was planning a campaign around economic injustice—including a mass encampment of poor people in Washington, D.C.
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.
What can be done to stop needless violence like the killing of Trayvon Martin?
Book Review: At 96, Grace Boggs gives us a new handbook for transformation—from victims to empowered citizens.
Closing down banks and holding up families, the fight against unjust foreclosures takes off.
The EU makes a bold move towards the abolition of executions everywhere.
One year after the Japan earthquake and tsunami, a Sendai teacher finds hope and gratitude in reconstruction.
An interview with the activist who made headlines when he was arrested while meditating at Occupy Oakland.
Corporate power is behind the politics of climate denial, Wall Street bailouts, union busting, and media consolidation, and more. What prospect do We the People have for putting power back where it belongs?
Reflections on the 70th anniversary of Japanese American incarcerations.
Annie Leonard: What classic Valentine's gifts are linked to exploitation—and what can you do about it?
More than 70 percent of incarcerated kids are minorities. This advocate wanted to find out why.
From Kenya, an open-source solution for navigating chaos.
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.
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.