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PEOPLE POWER

How “we the people” decide what we want, and how we get it.

Jon Warnow :: Brower Youth Awards Jon Warnow :: Brower Youth Awards
Listen to Jon's energetic acceptance speech as he invites all of us to “step outside our comfort zones” and remake our world.
Signs of Life :: Media
by Jonathan Lawson
FCC Chair Kevin Martin pushes a decision to allow big media companies to hold combined ownership of newspapers, TV and radio
YES! Picks :: Argentina, Turning Around YES! Picks :: Argentina, Turning Around
by Melissa Young, Mark Dworkin
From the producers of "Argentina: Hope in Hard Times" comes this intimate view of the new models of work, politics and community development that are now underway, as people re-invent their society to offer a better life for all.
People We Love :: Erica Fernandez People We Love :: Erica Fernandez
16 year-old Erica Fernandez received a 2007 Brower Youth award for her campaign to stop the building of a liquefied natural gas plant.
Signs of Life :: Voting Signs of Life :: Voting
by Edward Hailes
Activists lead successful legal campaigns to stop laws in Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland that discourage voting and voter registration
Teacher as Cultural Broker Teacher as Cultural Broker
by Jane Dalton
Understanding and interpreting the cultures of second language learners in our schools is growing increasingly difficult as our student population becomes more diverse. Jane Dalton reports on a weeklong renewal seminar at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), where teachers were introduced to the culture of Latino and Hispanic students.
Youth Feel the Power Youth Feel the Power
by Shadia Fayne Wood
Young people are creating the Youth Climate Movement, the Campus Climate Challenge, PowerShift 2007 and more, organizing to create a future that they will be living in.
Vote Hope 2008 :6: Rep. Barbara Lee Vote Hope 2008 :6: Rep. Barbara Lee
by Sarah van Gelder
Where are the opportunities for real change in the 2008 election? Barbara Lee talks about the need to get more progressive members of Congress, and her OneVoicePAC.
Vote Hope 2008 :5: Chris Hedges Vote Hope 2008 :5: Chris Hedges
by Sarah van Gelder, Chris Hedges
Where are the opportunities for real change in the 2008 election? Chris Hedges talks about mass media and the need to address the personal and economic despair.
Vote Hope 2008 :4: Bill McKibben Vote Hope 2008 :4: Bill McKibben
by Sarah van Gelder
Where are the opportunities for real change in the 2008 election? To find out, we spoke to some grassroots organizers, national leaders, and elected officials who are working for change.
Vote Hope 2008 :3: Mark Ritchie Vote Hope 2008 :3: Mark Ritchie
by Sarah van Gelder
Where are the opportunities for real change in the 2008 election? To find out, we spoke to some grassroots organizers, national leaders, and elected officials who are working for change.
Vote Hope 2008 :2: Lennox Yearwood Vote Hope 2008 :2: Lennox Yearwood
by Sarah van Gelder
Where are the opportunities for real change in the 2008 election? To find out, Sarah van Gelder spoke to some grassroots organizers, national leaders, and elected officials who are working for change. Here, she talked with Rev. Lennox Yearwood, of the Hip Hop Caucus.
Vote Hope 2008 :1: Cheri Honkala Vote Hope 2008 :1: Cheri Honkala
by Sarah van Gelder
Where are the opportunities for real change in the 2008 election? To find out, we spoke to some grassroots organizers, national leaders, and elected officials who are working for change.
The People Speak Out at FCC Hearing in Seattle The People Speak Out at FCC Hearing in Seattle
by Reclaim the Media
Fran Korten and Sarah van Gelder speak out against consolidation of media ownership at the November 2007 Seattle FCC hearings
Vote Hope 2008 :: index Vote Hope 2008 :: index
by Sarah van Gelder
Where are the opportunities for real change in the 2008 election? To find out, we spoke to some grassroots organizers, national leaders, and elected officials who are working for change. Cheri Honkala, Lennox Yearwood, Mark Ritchie, Bill McKibben, Chris Hedges, and Barbara Lee.
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