People Power

How to Ask Candidates Questions that Make a Difference
by Fran Korten
Tips for spreading your ideas without getting the runaround.
Pancho Ramos Stierle: Nonviolence Is Radical
by Sarah van Gelder
An interview with the activist who made headlines when he was arrested while meditating at Occupy Oakland.
Does the U.S. Have a Legal Responsibility to Stop Climate Change?
by Lindsay Kucera
Seven teenagers think so—and they’re taking the federal government to court.
By the Numbers: The Myth of the Overtaxed Corporation
by Doug Pibel
For corporations, paying for tax breaks is still the best investment around.
9 Best Strategies to End Corporate Rule
by Doug Pibel
Corporate power is behind the politics of climate denial, Wall Street bailouts, union busting, and media consolidation, to name just a few. But real people have power, too. Here are some of our most successful strategies.
Occupy vs. the Global Race to the Bottom
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
Incorporating corporate globalization into the Occupy analysis and agenda.
What If Corporations Couldn’t Use Our Commons For Free?
by Peter Barnes
Peter Barnes: How our shared resources could become a source of common wealth.
How to Put People Back in Charge
by Sarah van Gelder
Corporate power is behind the politics of climate denial, Wall Street bailouts, union busting, and media consolidation, and more. What prospect do We the People have for putting power back where it belongs?
Rights are for Real People
by Jeffrey D. Clements
Where the infamous Citizens United decision came from and how to overturn it.
Let It Not Happen Again
by Clarence Moriwaki
Reflections on the 70th anniversary of Japanese American incarcerations.
Towards a Prophetic Politics
by Robert Jensen
We’ve all seen what happens when religion and politics mix poorly—but does that mean there’s no place for spirit in our political lives?
A People’s History of Robin Hood
by Paul Buhle
For hundreds of years, he’s fought tax injustice, tyranny, and the seizure of the commons. Why we still need him today.
We’re the People: Close-Ups from Zuccotti Park
by Joseph O. Holmes
Photo Essay: Portraits of a nascent society.
The Revolution is Love
What’s love got to do with the Occupy movement?
Bill McKibben: “The Biggest Fight of Our Time”
by Madeline Ostrander
In which one of the world’s best-known climate activists gets personal about the enormous task of saving our planet.