People Power

The End of the American Dream?
Video: While the rich are getting richer, ordinary people are suffering. How can we bring an end to our "rich takes all" society?
Streaming Live: Rebuild the American Dream
Van Jones kicks off a new progressive movement.
Define American: Jose Antonio Vargas Tells His Story
Video: Pulitzer-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas opens up about his life as an undocumented immigrant—and the "underground railroad" that made it possible.
The People v. the Pipeline: Time to Join In
by Wendell Berry, Bill McKibben, Danny Glover, Maude Barlow, Tom Goldtooth, James Hansen, Wes Jackson, Naomi Klein, George Poitras, David Suzuki, Gus Speth
How you can get involved in the one of the most important climate struggles happening in North America.
How the Left and Right Can Unite
by David Korten
If we'd stop tearing each other apart, we might see an opportunity to win back our democracy from the rich and powerful.
A Green Dream Deferred?
Cornel West, Malia Lazu, and more on what the green movement would look like if Van Jones were still in the White House.
Harnessing the Multiplier Effect
by Nathanael Massey
We're all familiar with vicious cycles. But what happens when solutions build on each other?
Planting Seeds of Hope: How Sustainable Activism Transformed Detroit
by Grace Lee Boggs, Scott Kurashige
After the death throes of urban decay, what the Motor City can teach us about vision, community, and the power of movements.
Two Points for the Tea Party. Now What?
by David Korten
We can all agree that we've got deficit and spending problems. But where do we go from here?
The Social Cure: How Peer Pressure Creates Change
by Bryan Farrell
From fighting AIDS to overthrowing dictators, how grassroots groups are making activism cool.
Van Jones: Now is the Time to Protect the American Dream
Video: "It's time for the deep patriots to stand up to the cheap patriots." Van Jones' address to Netroots Nation 2011.
Communities Push Back on Fracking
by James Trimarco
Gaining ground in the fight against controversial natural gas extraction.
Closing Down Coal Plants
by Sarah Kuck
Why shutting down 20 boilers nationwide could herald big changes for our energy future.
Census Data Shows More Multiracial Americans
by Oliver Lazenby
With nine million multiracial Americans, the nation has come a long way.
Preventing Sexual Assault
by Selena Shen
Freedom from harassment is part of students' right to an equal education.