Displaced by foreclosure, this family took direct action—and got a place to live.
“Sometime in the course of the past decade I figured out that I needed to do more than write—if this fight was about power, then we who wanted change had to assemble some.”
Why moving utilities from corporate to public control puts energy, dollars, and decisions into the hands of local communities.
An initiative developed by staff, students, and faculty would tie the earnings of the school's highest-paid employees to those of the lowest.
"Listen to and work with your base to create a shared, big-picture narrative."
Negotiators from Latin American and Asian countries said they were "doing their best" to stand up to the U.S. Trade Representative.
If Harry Potter were a real person, he’d fight child labor, voter suppression, and poverty. Here are our favorite ways Harry's fans have taken his values from the page to the real world.
The profits of corporate giants that crash our economy and corrupt our politics deserve your outrage. But the efforts to curb them need your creative energy.
Two years ago today, when Occupy Wall Street was evicted from Zuccotti Park, many wondered what was next for the movement. Two years later, we profile five projects that got their starts in the encampments and are still making change today.
In a council election unlike any other in the history of Whatcom County, voters sided with representatives believed to be against a proposed coal export facility.
Here are four cases in yesterday's election where people power won out over corporate interests. And one that went the other way.
A specialist in animal psychology sees the decision as evidence of progress in understanding between species.
Not all of these young people focus directly on climate change in their work. But it tends to take a prominent position in their worldview, which sees issues of race, class, labor, and environment as inextricably connected.
Students in Columbia's Native American Council think the University could do more to acknowledge indigenous history, and they're helping to make it happen.
We must call for what we really need—an end to all new fossil fuel infrastructure and extraction.