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One Billion Rising
posted Sep 24, 2012
- Eve Ensler has said that nothing is more important than stopping violence against women. Her new short film encourages us to rise up do just that.
Less Brand, More Tactic: Labor Win’s Lessons for Occupy
by Olivia Rosaneposted Sep 20, 2012
- A group of immigrant workers in Manhattan won a union for themselves, partly through collaboration with Occupy Wall Street. Their story suggests a collaborative path forward for the movement.
Occupy Your Victories: Occupy Wall Street’s First Anniversary
by Rebecca Solnitposted Sep 17, 2012
- Rebecca Solnit provides an inspiring panorama of triumphs that Occupiers helped achieve in just one short year. She urges us to stay in it for the long haul.
What’s Red and Black and Controlled Independently by Students?
by Polina Marinovaposted Aug 31, 2012
- The student-run newspaper serving the University of Georgia, of course. When the board tried to take over editorial control, the student staff walked out in a final effort to make their voices heard.
Eve Ensler: Freedom Starts With a “V”
by Madeline Ostranderposted Aug 09, 2012
- The “Vagina Monologues” author on why knowing your body can shake up the world.
Fighting Coal While Supporting Miners?
by John C. Bergposted Aug 03, 2012
- Can you fight austerity and climate change at the same time?
What Can Change When We Learn to See Each Other
by Akaya Windwoodposted Aug 01, 2012
- Here’s my invitation to you: Let’s take a month and intentionally notice those we would normally not see. Let’s interrupt old patterns of not looking into the eyes of “those people”—whoever they are to you.
Syria: Lamp in the Storm
by Michael Naglerposted Jul 30, 2012
- How can we can create the right vision to support indigenous nonviolence and unarmed civilian peacekeeping?
Redefining Radical: Catholic Nuns Vs. the Vatican
by Mark Englerposted Jun 14, 2012
- Chastised for sticking up for social justice, a group of nuns is pushing back against the Vatican.
World to Wisconsin: We’re With You
posted Jun 05, 2012
- Activists around the world sent statements of solidarity to Wisconsin's protesters.
Street Credibility: Homeless Protesters Fight For Recognition
by Claudia Roweposted Jun 05, 2012
- Do corporations have an obligation to help the poor in their communities? These unconventional occupiers think so.
“You Have My Permission to Wear a Hoodie Every Day”
by Rasha Hamidposted May 07, 2012
- In the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death, what advice should a mother give to her young, brown son? Rasha Hamid pondered that question, and wrote this poem to her son Jibreel.
May Day and the Revolution of Everyday Life
by Marina Sitrinposted May 02, 2012
- Marina Sitrin offers her take on the May Day actions in New York.
Occupy, the 99% Spring, and the New Age of Direct Action
by Mark Englerposted Apr 23, 2012
- Collaboration or cooptation? Expansion or dilution? Mark Engler on what to make of the 99% Spring.
Practical Compassion: An Interview with Karen Armstrong
by Heidi Bruceposted Apr 12, 2012
- The historian has helped world religions unite behind a single principle. But can a worldwide charter for compassion become more than just a nice idea?