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The Not-So-Neutral Net The Not-So-Neutral Net
by Jenn Ettinger
The FCC’s new rules on Net Neutrality open the Internet to corporate discrimination. But it’s not too late to preserve Internet freedom.
Words Matter: How Media Can Build Civility or Destroy It Words Matter: How Media Can Build Civility or Destroy It
by Sarah van Gelder, Brooke Jarvis
The media can, as we know, promote fear, hatred, and extremism. Can they also lead us to greater civility and more productive debate?
Organizing in the Internet Age Organizing in the Internet Age
by Mark Engler
How online activism can help us understand how real change is made.
Signs of Sanity (and/or Fear) Signs of Sanity (and/or Fear)
The best sights and signs from Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear.
A Big Surprise for Chevron A Big Surprise for Chevron
Hours before the oil giant released its new ad campaign, the Yes Men released their own version.
YES! Magazine Project Censored Awards, 2009-2010 YES! Magazine Project Censored Awards, 2009-2010
The year's top underreported stories of hope and creative change.
Framing For Change: How We Tell Our Story Matters Framing For Change: How We Tell Our Story Matters
by Doyle Canning, Patrick Reinsborough
How we tell the story of a better world matters—and the best way is to live the alternatives we advocate.
WikiLeaks: Pentagon Papers 2.0? WikiLeaks: Pentagon Papers 2.0?
by Phyllis Bennis
The WikiLeaks documents tell us what we already knew: This war isn't winnable. Can they help us stop it?
Better Than Facebook? Better Than Facebook?
by David Bollier
Fed up with Facebook's commercialism, four NYU students have created an open source, peer-to-peer alternative: Diaspora.
The Web as Random Acts of Kindness The Web as Random Acts of Kindness
Jonathan Zittrain gives reason to hope for the future of the Internet.
Trouble the Water :: Film Trailer Trouble the Water :: Film Trailer
Home footage of Hurricane Katrina from 9th Ward resident Kimberly Rivers Roberts goes beyond news coverage, revealing the voices that government kept silent.
Winning the Frame Game Winning the Frame Game
by Fran Korten
As our society approaches major transitions ahead, we may welcome or resist the changes … How we react will rest partly on how we frame those changes.
What Do You Say to a Screaming Bigot? What Do You Say to a Screaming Bigot?
by Madeline Ostrander
How Pramila Jayapal of OneAmerica finds the courage to take the immigration dialogue to talk radio.
Community and Popular Radio in Haiti Today Community and Popular Radio in Haiti Today
by Beverly Bell
Sony Esteus says Haitian community radio needs to recover from the earthquake so that alternative voices have a way to be heard.
In Argentina, Activists Celebrate Media Reform In Argentina, Activists Celebrate Media Reform
by Margit Christenson
After years of campaigning by hundreds of the country’s civil society groups, Argentina is transforming its media regulations.
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