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PEOPLE POWER

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

Can Europe Pop the U.S. CEO Pay Bubble? Can Europe Pop the U.S. CEO Pay Bubble?
by Sarah Anderson
While the U.S. executives who caused the economic meltdown benefit from bailout money, Europe is stepping forward to cap CEO bonuses.
Signs of Life :: Legal Settlements Protect Voters Signs of Life :: Legal Settlements Protect Voters
by Susie Shutts
Organizations in Ohio, Missouri, and elsewhere are correcting problems that prevented thousands of people from voting in recent elections.
Health Care Déjà Vu Health Care Déjà Vu
by Brooke Jarvis
Can health care reform that does not build on the universal right to health care be successful?
Upgrading the Way We Do Politics Upgrading the Way We Do Politics
by Sandy Heierbacher
Is it really democracy without space for dialogue and deliberation? How to cut through the yelling and get something done.
Five Ways to Reschool on the Interweb Five Ways to Reschool on the Interweb
by Melia Dicker
Here are five types of online resources to educate you from the comfort of your couch.
Fierce Light :: Film Trailer Fierce Light :: Film Trailer
by Velcrow Ripper
Velcrow Ripper's latest documentary portrays examples of spiritual activism: political actions focusing on compassion and interconnection.
Regenerating Our Learning Commons Regenerating Our Learning Commons
Shikshantar presents Udaipur, India as a learning city.
We Are All Responsible for Making Health Care a Right We Are All Responsible for Making Health Care a Right
by David Scheiner
Uninvited from a White House forum, President Obama's former doctor says it's time to give single-payer health care a fair hearing.
Registering for Peace Registering for Peace
by Tobin Jacobrown
To register as a conscientious objector, Toby Jacobrown had to sue the federal government.
People We Love :: Peter Marshall People We Love :: Peter Marshall
by Madeline Ostrander
Fighting fire with climate activism.
People Power Pushed the New Deal People Power Pushed the New Deal
by Sarah Anderson
Roosevelt didn’t come up with all those progressive programs on his own.
Jump Starting Racial Justice Jump Starting Racial Justice
by Terry Keleher
Two especially promising solutions to racism are public reconciliation processes, like the one made famous in South Africa, and proactive racial impact planning and analysis now being employed widely in the United Kingdom.
Netanyahu at the White House: Not Yet Change We Can Believe In Netanyahu at the White House: Not Yet Change We Can Believe In
by Phyllis Bennis
The reality of power–that the U.S. is still the financial, military, diplomatic and political superpower patron on which Israel depends–was not reflected in the press conference that followed the meeting.
Instant Runoff Elections are a Vote for     Civility Instant Runoff Elections are a Vote for Civility
by Rob Richie
Burlington’s success with instant runoff voting (IRV) is a model of a clean, open debate. Is it time to take it to the national level?
In Review :: Justicia Now In Review :: Justicia Now
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
Lisa Garrigues reviews this documentary about Ecuador’s oil wars.
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