All it takes is a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens.
In Arizona, A Human Rights Summer
by Jordan Flahertyposted Jul 30, 2010
- Arizona's notorious immigration law is now in effect—but so are strategies for resistance.
Why the Fight for the Gulf is Also in Borneo
by Jamie Hennposted Jul 29, 2010
- A proposed coal plant in Malaysia is provoking an international outcry.
The BP Oil Spill: Time to Get Unreasonable
by Brooke Jarvisposted Jul 23, 2010
- Shrimper Diane Wilson might be going to jail for her high-profile protests against BP. Why is she so sure it’s worth it?
Portraits of Courage: Americans Who Tell the Truth
by Robert Shetterlyposted Jul 20, 2010
- To fight his shame and cynicism, artist Robert Shetterly began painting the courageous Americans whose lives filled him with pride and hope.
France (Not) to Repay Debt to Haiti
by Brooke Jarvisposted Jul 15, 2010
- A prank website is bringing France's colonial crimes into the spotlight.
We Are Many: Chris Jordan Captures Our Blessed Unrest
posted Jul 09, 2010
- A striking depiction of one million organizations working for a better world.
Why Power Is Not a Dirty Word
by Frances Moore Lappéposted Jul 02, 2010
- Frances Moore Lappé looks at redefining power and taking it back.
First Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights Passes
by Elizabeth DiNovellaposted Jun 28, 2010
- The successful campaign to pass the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in New York is cause for celebration at 2010 US Social Forum.
Social Forum Moments to Combat Cynicism
by Mark Englerposted Jun 25, 2010
- The US Social Forum in Detroit thrives in smaller moments, free of grand pretense.
An Antidote to Urgency
by Margaret Wheatleyposted Jun 24, 2010
- What does it take to think clearly when disaster strikes?
Danny Glover: Let’s Reclaim Our Country
by Sarah van Gelderposted Jun 23, 2010
- Actor and activist Danny Glover on how the Social Forum is strengthening people's movements.
US Social Forum Kicks Off
by Sarah van Gelderposted Jun 22, 2010
- The US Social Forum begins with arrivals of caravans and a poor people's march, and an opening "We have a dream" protest march and rally.
Detroit’s Renewal: Can It Inspire the Social Forum?
by Sarah van Gelderposted Jun 21, 2010
- Detroit is known for its decay, violence, and gas-guzzling cars. With thousands of activists coming to town, will it also become known as a source of hope?
A Victory for Appalachia
by Sandra Diazposted Jun 18, 2010
- The days of rubber stamping permits for mountaintop removal coal mining are over, for now.
What’s Next for the Nuclear Disarmament Movement?
by Lawrence S. Wittnerposted Jun 14, 2010
- Can a dazzling long-term mission—the abolition of nuclear weapons—be achieved through a series of small victories, like those of the last 19 months?