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PEOPLE POWER

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

Art in the Village Art in the Village
by Abby Scher
From abandoned to beautiful: Lily Yeh partnered with the youth of North Philadelphia to transform a neighborhood.
Seven Great Ideas for Movement Builders Seven Great Ideas for Movement Builders
by Grace Lee Boggs
Movement building is not just about winning on a particular issue, says Grace Lee Boggs. It is about advancing the evolution of human society.
Transit-Oriented Development
by Mary Nelson
Incorporates a mix of high-density residential, retail and office functions all within easy access of a major transit stop.
Community Land Trusts
by Susan Witt, Merrian Fuller
CLT's take land out of the speculative market and hold it for farmland, conservation or as sites for housing or businesses.
The Guerrilla News Network
by Anna Lappe
What is the Gerrilla News Network?
The Work Ahead: Start a Dialogue; Take a  Stand The Work Ahead: Start a Dialogue; Take a Stand
by Reverend Robert W. Edgar
National Council of Churches is rolling out study materials on the current state of world affairs.
It Takes a Community Media Center
by Dirk Koning
The Community Media Center (CMC) was founded in 1981 as Grand Rapids Cable Access Center (known as GRTV). It is one of the first public access stations in the nation to expand beyond public access television to provide a range of media tools, training and transmission options for community members and nonprofit organizations. Among them, the five affiliates offer numerous projects and services.
Questions for Students: Earth Charter Questions for Students: Earth Charter
by YES! for Youth Education Program
Media Hero: Ed Schultz Media Hero: Ed Schultz
by Carolyn McConnell
Media Hero: DeeDee Halleck
by Jonathan Lawson
presente! a radio station barn raising presente! a radio station barn raising
by Hannah Sassaman
When farmworkers needed a way to reach one another, they invited activists nationwide for a radio barn raising.
Media That Set Us Free Discussion     Guide Media That Set Us Free Discussion Guide
Why in the midst of this information glut are we not getting the information we need? What does this mean for our democracy? More questions like these . . .
Bill Moyers Bill Moyers
by Bill Moyers
Some journalists are stubbornly pursuing the truth despite growing media monopolies, government secrecy, ideology, and public relations spin doctors—but it’s getting tougher
10 Steps to More Democratic Media
by Jeffrey Chester, Gary O. Larson
10 Steps to More Democratic Media
Media Uprising
by Josh Silver, Robert W. McChesney
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