In the UK, the Great Recession inspired ordinary people to take on corporate tax evaders—with enormous success. Can the same model work in the U.S.?
Is using debt to create money a bad idea? It depends on where the money goes.
As the current health law comes under attack and our national deficit continues to grow, single-payer plans are gaining more and more interest.
Those who were expecting a quick victory in Egypt are no doubt disappointed, but successful People Power movements of recent decades have usually been protracted struggles.
In Seattle, how changes in policy help prepare for changes in climate.
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.