All it takes is a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens.
In Ohio, the People Push Back on Fracking
by Joshua Kahn Russellposted Jun 26, 2012
- Tired of waiting for their leaders to ban the destructive drilling practice, citizens passed their own resolution—and took over the Statehouse to make it heard.
Elinor Ostrom’s Parting Advice to Rio+20
by Elinor Ostromposted Jun 20, 2012
- The late Nobel prize winner warned against a too-rigid international structure to solve climate change.
Homes That Survived the Crash
by Sarah van Gelderposted Jun 13, 2012
- While Wall Street players used home finance to make mega-profits for the 1 percent, local banks and community land trusts got people into decent, secure, affordable homes.
Wisconsin’s Uprising: It’s Not Over
by Andy Krollposted Jun 11, 2012
- The recall failed. So what’s next for the Cheddar Revolution?
Canada’s Music of Protest
by Ian MacKenzieposted Jun 07, 2012
- All over Canada, protesters in solidarity with the students of Quebec are making noise with their pots, pans, and conversations about the society they want.
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.
Quebec’s Student Revolt Goes Viral
by Mark Englerposted May 29, 2012
- Inside the biggest demonstration of civil disobedience in Canadian history.
Creating Change is the People’s Job
by Deepak Bhargavaposted May 23, 2012
- We—not just the president—have to be the agents of change in our society. How do we extend our electoral organizing beyond the elections?
Fighting Foreclosure Together
by Laura Gottesdienerposted May 21, 2012
- The demand for housing justice is bringing activists from different ideologies together to fight—and win—against foreclosures.
How Small Groups Can Power Big Change
by Sarah Byrnesposted May 16, 2012
- Progressive social movements don’t often take inspiration from conservative megachurches. But their lessons about organizational structure may be worth a second look.
Spanish Indignados Return to City Squares
by Ter Garciaposted May 15, 2012
- Tens of thousands celebrated the 15M movement’s birthday in cities across Spain.
Bank of America, Bad for America
posted May 11, 2012
- Video: Protesters take on Bank of America in New York.
May Day Makes Waves in Seattle
by Ayla Harbinposted May 07, 2012
- Photo Essay: Hip hop rallies, immigrant marches, and ... Grandmothers Against Bullshit?
A Worldwide Effort to Make Climate Change Visible
by Bill McKibbenposted May 03, 2012
- Bill McKibben: It’s time for each of us to get involved in the full-on fight between misinformation and truth.