A nasty little secret of American democracy is that, in every national election, ballots cast are simply thrown in the garbage
Below the radar, a movement for universal health care is sweeping the nation, and the wins are beginning to roll in.
State officials in Maine wanted the people's opinion. They got answers they didn't expect.
The farm in South Central Los Angeles has been bulldozed but the farmers, tree-sitters, and community supporters remain determined to reclaim the land.
Julia Butterfly and Joan Baez Join Urban Farmers to Block Eviction.
What it means to be alive at a moment of global crisis and possibility.
Resiliency is like physical fitness. It's getting people in shape for the future," says David Gershon of the Empowerment Institute.
Before Social Security and the WPA, the Unemployed Exchange Association rebuilt a collapsed economy
They don't like the occupation or the militias, and they aren't signing up for any political or religious faction. Instead, these Iraqis are claiming the space to live with their neighbors in peace.
Have soap operas become a method of healing societies at war? In some battle-fatigued areas, they have.
Hurricane Katrina forced organizing groups to stretch to their limits, but it also showcased their strengths as never before