Wisconsin: Solidarity Among Workers … And Football Players
by Dave ZirinFeb 17, 2011
- As Wisconsin's public workers fight to keep their wages and bargaining rights, they're joined by others involved in a labor struggle: their Super Bowl champion neighbors.
Sitting In with Wendell Berry
by Jeff BiggersFeb 17, 2011
- An interview with Wendell Berry midway through his four-day sit-in in the Kentucky governor's office in protest of mountaintop removal coal mining.
Colin Beavan: Advice From an Accidental Activist
by Colin BeavanFeb 15, 2011
- How a regular guy found some super power.
Lentils and Justice for All
by Christa HillstromFeb 14, 2011
- It all begins with food: How to restore the health and wealth of inner-city communities.
Thank You, Egypt
by Adrienne Maree BrownFeb 11, 2011
- An American organizer on Egypt's lessons in people power.
In Egypt, Something Rare and Remarkable
by Katherine GustafsonFeb 10, 2011
- From Cairo, a first-person account of the way Egyptians supported and protected one another during the historic protests that led to the departure of President Hosni Mubarak.
Revolution Doesn't Happen Overnight
by Stephen ZunesFeb 08, 2011
- Those who were expecting a quick victory in Egypt are no doubt disappointed, but successful People Power movements of recent decades have usually been protracted struggles.
Egypt: Lessons in Democracy
by Stephen ZunesFeb 01, 2011
- Could 2011 be to the Arab world what 1989 was to Eastern Europe?
In Memory of Judy Bonds
by Robert ShetterlyJan 10, 2011
- Artist Robert Shetterly remembers a coal miner's daughter who took on the coal industry.
Mountain Memories: Interview with Judy Bonds
by Taylor Lee KirklandJan 07, 2011
- West Virginia activist Judy Bonds died of cancer this week. Before she died, she gave this interview about fighting to save her home from mountaintop removal coal mining.
10 Most Hopeful Stories of 2010
by Sarah van GelderDec 22, 2010
- There was plenty of disappointment and hardship this year. But the year also brought opportunities for transformation.
Cancún: Changing the Climate Conversation
by Madeline OstranderDec 14, 2010
- Seven years ago, activists in Cancún started a powerful international movement. How can climate justice advocates have the same impact?
In Mexico City, a Message for Cancún
by Laura CarlsenDec 02, 2010
- Why peasant farmers in Mexico are taking the UN climate negotiations seriously.
Big Problem, Big Art
Nov 30, 2010
- Photo essay: As climate negotiators meet in Cancun, activists the world over are reminding them of what’s at stake with some very big art.
In Coal Country, A Win for Clean Energy
by Sue SturgisNov 19, 2010
- A Kentucky power cooperative had plans to burn more coal. Local residents instead demanded cleaner energy and greater efficiency—and won.