People Power

A Law Against Lying on the News
by Dave Saldana
First Amendment expert David Saldana: Why Canada has one and the U.S. doesn't.
Tackling Corporate Power, One Town at a Time
by Mari Margil
How communities are saying "no" to corporate drilling—even if it means bucking state law.
Nuclear Disarmament is People’s Work
by Joe Copeland
Presidential declarations and filmmakers' scare tactics get the attention—meanwhile, powerful grassroots movements build on 60 years of effort.
Wisconsin Awakens a Sleeping Giant
by Sarah van Gelder, Brooke Jarvis
Workers across the country are demanding to know why corporations and the wealthy get bailouts and tax breaks while teachers and steel workers bear the burdens of budget crises.
Wadah Khanfar: Hope for the Arab World
Video: The head of Al Jazeera shares his hope for the Arab world's new future—and how we can all help it grow.
Nuclear Power: Re-evaluating the Risks
by Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman interviews experts on what the ongoing nuclear disaster really means for Japan—and the rest of the world.
People We Love: Bradley Manning
Challenging secrecy with WikiLeaks.
People We Love: Mari Rose Taruc
by Alyssa B. Johnson
Environmental justice for all.
People We Love: Inez Killingsworth
by Alyssa B. Johnson
How one outspoken resident is helping Cleveland's families keep their homes.
People We Love: Shannon McNamara
by Tiffany Ran
Sharing education in Africa.
“This is Not Democracy” — Wisconsin’s Anti-Union Bill Passes
by Brooke Jarvis
In a controversial move, Republicans maneuvered the passage of Wisconsin's assault on collective bargaining after three weeks of protests. How'd they do it, and what happens next?
What Is Democratic Education?
by Isaac Graves
Sure, we teach democracy in our schools—but we need to practice it there, too.
The Healing of Wild Horses: Our Truths Come From Tenure on This Land
by Linda Hogan
On the Trail of Tears, we walked from one history into more difficult times, and by the time we reached Indian Territory, Oklahoma, none of our ponies remained.
The Wind of Change—In the Arab World and Beyond
by Immanuel Wallerstein
Lessons from revolutions past: How the rest of us will need to adapt to changing geopolitics.
Mahlon Mitchell: The Middle Class Needs to Stick Together
by Robby Mellinger
Firefighters weren't directly included in the anti-union bill that sparked the protests in Madison. Lieutenant Mahlon Mitchell on why they're taking to the streets, anyway.