Can local laws have a real effect on the power of giant corporations?
Buy Independent and Buy Local campaigns have a big effect, according to a new survey of independent businesses. Here’s how you can reap the benefits for your local economy.
Egypt lies on the fault lines of the convergence of global ecological, energy, and economic crises—and thus, on the frontlines of deepening global system failure.
Could 2011 be to the Arab world what 1989 was to Eastern Europe?
Through their accounting slight of hand, Wall Street illusionists convince even themselves that they are enriching society rather than preying on it.
How one outspoken resident is helping Cleveland's families keep their homes.
What can we learn from our similarities and differences in relation to other animals?
Environmentalists say nature should have legally recognized rights. But what does that really mean?
An estimated 23,000 nuclear weapons exist in the world. Why that number needs to be zero.
Amy Goodman sits down with Danny Glover at the Sundance Film Festival to talk about his new documentary, The Black Power Mixtape.
How plastic unfairly harms the poor—and what the rest of us can do about it.
Robert Reich: The problem isn't "competitiveness"—it's inequality.
The EcoTipping Points Project has documented more than 100 stories of environmental recovery in communities around the world. What do these success stories have in common?
The legislature will consider whether to move its funds from Bank of America to a publicly owned bank that would keep the state's money working locally.
The FCC’s new rules on Net Neutrality open the Internet to corporate discrimination. But it’s not too late to preserve Internet freedom.