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PEOPLE POWER

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

The ABCs of Nuclear Disarmament
by Alice Slater
The argument to abolish nuclear weapons becomes stronger every day. Alice Slater outlines how we can get to nuclear disarmament.
Listening to Iraqi Voices
by Lisa Farino, Dal LaMagna
How can Iraq find peace? Entrepreneur and activist Dal LaMagna traveled with Code Pink to neutral ground in Jordan to find out what the Iraqi people think.
In Oaxaca, Women Rise
by John Gibler
Putting their personal lives on hold, women in the Mexican state of Oaxaca helped shut down the government, took over a TV station, and stood up to police violence.
Evo's First Year Evo's First Year
by Juliette Beck
Evo Morales' first year as President of Bolivia: Race Conflict threatens division while Andean cultural traditions restore balance
Sarah van Gelder interviewed by Peak Moment     TV Sarah van Gelder interviewed by Peak Moment TV
by Sarah van Gelder
Janaia Donaldson interviews YES! Magazine Executive Editor, Sarah Van Gelder, on healthcare for all, alternatives to prisons, peak oil, living democracy, climate change, working together, and how each of us can begin creating change.
SOL :: Princeton report into voting     security SOL :: Princeton report into voting security
by Doug Pibel
Diebold DRE voting machines are easy to subvert, and have serious security problems
How Commerce Consumed the Commons How Commerce Consumed the Commons
by Jonathan Rowe
In a world where everything's for sale, we've forgotten that much of value happens outside the stream of commerce. Here's how we forgot--and how we're reclaiming the commons.
Community Radio-Radio Community Community Radio-Radio Community
by Lilja Otto
A different format for community events, and a recipe for inspiration is now being used by the community radio movement.
Southern Revival Southern Revival
by Sarah van Gelder
The Southeast Social Forum prepares for a larger gathering of dedicated activists from all over U.S.
Programming Our Vocabulary Programming Our Vocabulary
by Frances Moore Lappé
The right continues to define the terms of debate. It is time for progressives to establish terms of their own.
Principles of Real Solutions
by Sarah van Gelder
What is required for America to join most of the industrialized world in universal access to health care?
Health Care Options at a Glance
by Sarah van Gelder, Doug Pibel
The various health care options used around the world are detailed based on costs, coverage, who pays and other factors.
Getting Clean in Maine
by Nancy Watzman
Clean Elections -- in other words public funding of elections -- helped make the passage of the Dirigo health care law possible in Maine.
Where FEMA feared to Tread Where FEMA feared to Tread
by Tim Shorrock
When Katrina hit New Orleans, medics on bicycles toured the city bringing relief where other agencies failed to show.
Recipe for a Cooked Election Recipe for a Cooked Election
by Greg Palast
In the 2004 election, more than 3 million ballots were never counted. Palast explains where they went, but also provides an example of hopeful voting reform in New Mexico.
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