In Miami, homeless citizens didn’t wait for the city. They created their own home and found dignity and safety.
Just how powerful are corporations anyway?
Few images loom larger in the American psyche than that of the Wild West, especially in the rightward political precincts. The implicit reference is to the cowboys of the West—the movie version at least.
Students for a Democratic Society is reborn, working with veteran activists to build movements for today.
Since 2001, tens of thousands have been gathering at World Social Forums. The United States has been slow to catch on, but on June 27, it finally happened.
A finance minister, a mother, a union president, a pastor, and others in the surprising range of people resisting corporate power.
Water, forests, and other natural “commons” provide the necessities of life. Shared stories, music, and knowledge enliven our cultures. Today, corporations are trying to enclose these and other commons—or externalize their costs onto them. But a movement is gaining momentum to protect our commons for generations to come.
Putting Citizens in Charge of Democracy