Rebecca Solnit's latest book explores communities that rise to the challenge of disaster.
"The People Speak" provides the opportunity to see and hear history in a whole new way. Inspired by award-winning author Howard Zinn, the movie illustrates the nation's history through powerful speeches, dialogue, and acting.
Discovering the power of community, a small Vietnamese village recovering from one disaster fights back to prevent a new one.
Despite the hype, states are finding lots of reasons not to follow in Arizona’s footsteps.
August 6, 1945 forever changed the world. Hiroshima is witness to our capacity and our willingness to destroy.
Good news for thirsty people around the globe: The UN affirms the right to safe and clean drinking water.
Arizona’s notorious immigration law is now in effect—but so are strategies for resistance.
With housing still inadequate more than 6 months after the earthquake, Haiti is witnessing the seeds of a people's movement to demand the human right to housing.
The WikiLeaks documents tell us what we already knew: This war isn’t winnable. Can they help us stop it?
Black farmers, poised to receive a historic settlement after years of discrimination from the USDA, don’t think the attacks on Shirley Sherrod are a coincidence.
A prank website is bringing France’s colonial crimes into the spotlight.
For the first time in years, there’s serious discussion about the size of our military budget.
Seven reasons we’re always at war … and seven ways to quit.
A delegation of indigenous leaders from Ecuador visited Louisiana to share what they learned in a decades-long battle with Texaco.
In middle school, high school, and college classrooms, I teach that nonviolence, peace, and justice are not utopian dreams but real and practical ways in which humans can affect the world around them.