It’s organic. It’s local. But did the workers who picked it have health insurance?
A divestment campaign led by students is changing the national conversation about energy, creating a market for sustainable stocks, and linking up students with communities facing off against the fossil fuel industry.
Religion is the means by which many imagine and work for a world more just than this one. Last year, Wall Street’s Trinity Church refused to shelter the movement; this year, churches and Occupiers are sharing a very different kind of Advent season.
Most of us who provide disaster relief with Occupy Sandy have learned not to wait for the powers that be to save the day, when change will ultimately come from ordinary citizens.
The pundits are right that Obama should work to bridge political divides. But he needs to reach out to the American people—not to the Republican Party.
Instead of turning against undocumented immigrants after her husband's killing, this journalist chose to work for positive policy reform.
“Theater should reflect reality,” says Daniel Beaty, a playwright, singer, and performer who takes on hard social issues like race and class in his one-man shows.
After hateful ads implying that Muslims are “savages” were posted in New York subway stations, a Christian group launched its own campaign.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The “Vagina Monologues” author on why knowing your body can shake up the world.
Can you fight austerity and climate change at the same time?
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.