People Power

Bank of America, Bad for America
Video: Protesters take on Bank of America in New York.
The Bank Vs. America Showdown
by Mark Engler
In shareholders’ meetings and in the streets, how 99% Power is taking on Bank of America.
Same-Sex Marriage Brings Healing to Me—and My Tribe
by Madeline Ostrander
Heather Purser set out to win gay marriage rights within the Suquamish Tribe and found herself on a personal journey toward self-acceptance.
Yes, the Climate is Changing
Video: People around the world show how climate change is already affecting their lives.
Move Our Money Month
Still haven’t moved your money out of Wall Street?
A Vision of America the Possible
by Gus Speth
Gus Speth imagines a compelling vision of a better, happier country—and how to make it possible.
“You Have My Permission to Wear a Hoodie Every Day”
by Rasha Hamid
In the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death, what advice should a mother give to her young, brown son? Rasha Hamid pondered that question, and wrote this poem to her son Jibreel.
May Day Makes Waves in Seattle
by Ayla Harbin
Photo Essay: Hip hop rallies, immigrant marches, and ... Grandmothers Against Bullshit?
A Worldwide Effort to Make Climate Change Visible
by Bill McKibben
Bill McKibben: It’s time for each of us to get involved in the full-on fight between misinformation and truth.
Be All You Can Be ... In the Guitarmy
Video: Thousands of protesters in New York City sing, “This Land Is Your Land.”
No News is Bad News for Nonprofit Journalism
by Josh Stearns
Nonprofit news organizations are winning awards and covering issues mainstream media doesn’t, so why is the IRS clamping down on nonprofit media?
OWS Marks May Day With a Beatific Vision and a Big March
by Nathan Schneider
What will be the lasting impacts of Occupy’s latest major action?
May Day and the Revolution of Everyday Life
by Marina Sitrin
Marina Sitrin offers her take on the May Day actions in New York.
Invincible: Detroit’s Homegrown, Hip-Hop Activism
by Shannan Stoll
Powerful, passionate, and politically charged rhymes that speak for marginalized people.
Paula Garcia: Acequias Return to the Land
by Heidi Bruce
Protecting a 400-year-old water management system from industrial takeover is also about protecting the Southwest's future.