Sure, we teach democracy in our schools—but we need to practice it there, too.
Lessons from revolutions past: How the rest of us will need to adapt to changing geopolitics.
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.
An Appalachian victory in the battle against mountaintop mining.
Residents rally for their Muslim neighbors when authorities target the local Islamic center.
A new wave of campus clothing that's made with a livable wage.
Small stories about big change.
A long-excluded workforce finally gets the protections it deserves.
How today's Wall Street profiteers follow in the footsteps of the buccaneers and privateers of yesteryear.
An answer to state budget woes that doesn’t need to involve sacrificing workers’ rights.
The debate in Wisconsin doesn’t just apply to union members and public workers—it applies to every American who cares about our fundamental rights as citizens.
Shannon Hayes: People ask me, “How do you do it all?” The answer is, I don’t … and there’s a good reason for that.
Photo essay: "Austerity for us, prosperity for them"—and more signs from US Uncut's 50-city protests of corporate tax avoidance.
How does the United States try cases of civil disobedience? Defendant Tim DeChristopher on how much has changed since the founding fathers.
Seven reasons why our Old Economy is failing—each paired with its New Economy solution.