People Power

Hot Renewable: Wide Interest in Solar Power
by Madeline Ostrander, Doug Pibel
The U.S. moves toward a tipping point for solar energy.
Restaurants, Counties, Colleges Promote Tap Water
by Tiffany Ran
Tap into the movement that is doing away with bottled water.
Boat-to-Table Fishing CSAs Catching On
by Ellen Tyler, Daniel Fireside
Do you know who your fisherman is?
Why I Have Hope for Haiti
by Beverly Bell
When people ask me, as they do all the time, “Is there any cause for hope in Haiti?” I answer yes.
Life After Lula
by Kenneth Rapoza
Meet Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's first woman president.
Rocking The Cynical World
by Madeline Ostrander
Why iconic political singer-songwriter Billy Bragg confronts fascists, Tea Parties, Glenn Beck–and his own fans.
7 Ways to Transform Banking
by Fran Korten
Each of us can help build a resilient financial system that will serve real people in real communities.
Not Your Grandfather’s Retirement
Meet 10 people over 60 who are combining their experience and passion for social good.
Victory Bonds for Clean Energy
by Todd Larsen
What if Americans could support a clean energy future the way they once supported the U.S. war effort?
Advice for Water Warriors
by Maude Barlow
Maude Barlow on how to move the water justice movement forward.
Billy Bragg Live
Video: Billy Bragg performs “Waiting for the Great Leap Forward” and “A Reckoning.”
Becoming an Empathic Civilization
Video: Economist Jeremy Rifkin believes we can do it, and now he’s got cartoons to show why.
After the Campaign Cash, the Backlash
by Brooke Jarvis
The 2010 midterm elections—the first since Citizens United opened the floodgates to corporate campaign cash—were the most expensive in history. So what happens next?
Missing: A Vision of Economic Possibility
by David Korten
This election showed us that neither of our two major parties has a credible vision for our economic future. And that’s why this is a moment of opportunity.
Will the Real Voice of Small Business Please Stand Up?
by Stacy Mitchell
Small businesses and local chambers are distancing themselves from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s politics.