Members of the Greek seed bank Peliti say that keeping their wares in production—instead of in refrigerators—improves the health of the plants they’re working to save.
First, they started buying up—and canceling—individuals’ medical debt. Now the people behind Rolling Jubilee are taking on student loans from a for-profit university that exploits the poor—and the whole debt system could be next.
Be present, question assumptions, and be loud! Social transformation starts with everyday people working for change.
Blaize Connelly-Duggan’s vision for the neighborhood is all about community ownership and development without displacement.
When the Manila government proposed relocating squatter families out of the city, residents came together and asked for housing in their own neighborhood.
After 25-year-old Freddie Gray died from injuries sustained in a Baltimore police van, city residents are rallying to demand accountability.
“Two Raging Grannies” is a beautifully shot film that juxtaposes a journey into activism with a profound meditation on aging.
The banking system makes it tough for local businesses to get their hands on startup money. But creative entrepreneurs are finding solutions.
Negotiators have stopped trying to win a binding international agreement on carbon emissions. Now it’s up to the people to push our governments to action.
If those three measures pass, more states will be added to the list of places where healing from the drug war can begin, places where people will no longer face jail time because of a little nugget in their pockets.
National People’s Action Campaign is training the next wave of progressive candidates for 2016. Here’s how they could win.