People vs. corporations
Keeping private profits from getting in the way of the public good.
The Meaning of Seattle: Truth Only Becomes True Through Action
by Walden Belloposted Nov 25, 2009
- WTO+10: Before 1999, the momentum of globalization seemed to sweep everything in front of it, including the truth. But in Seattle, ordinary women and men made truth real with collective action.
The World Turned Out in Seattle
by Anuradha Mittalposted Nov 25, 2009
- WTO+10: The 1999 protests changed America's image in the eyes of the world, crippled the WTO, and energized an international civil movement for social and economic justice.
Last Mountain Standing: Coal River Valley Residents Fight for Wind Farm
by Jed Grubbsposted Nov 24, 2009
- The last intact mountain in West Virginia's Coal River Valley is slated for mountaintop removal coal mining. Local residents have other ideas.
The Yes Men Fix the World :: Film Trailer
posted Nov 12, 2009
- Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno take on the world.
Investing in the Right Relationships
by Colin Beavanposted Nov 11, 2009
- Because we have invested so much in our relationships with corporations, community and familial relationships are weakened—to the point at which they can't provide sustenance when the corporate bond breaks.
Clash on Investment
by Sarah Andersonposted Nov 04, 2009
- Corporations are fighting for the right to sue over government actions—including health, environment, and other public interest regulations—that diminish the value of an investment.
Spokane Considers Community Bill of Rights
by Mari Margilposted Nov 04, 2009
- Thousands of people voted to protect nine basic rights, ranging from the right of the environment to exist and flourish to the rights of residents to have a locally based economy and to determine the future of their neighborhoods.
23 Billion: Where's the Outrage?
by Davey Dposted Oct 27, 2009
- After another round of massive bonuses to the financial industry, Hip Hop historian and activist Davey D wonders where all the protesters are.
Pranksters Fixing the World
by Mark Englerposted Oct 21, 2009
- An interview with Andy Bichlbaum, one of The Yes Men, an infamously daring and creative duo of anti-corporate pranksters.
The Poor as Customers?
posted Sep 18, 2009
- John Harvey reviews Michael Edwards' Just Another Emperor? The Myths and Realities of Philantrocapitalism
Can Europe Pop the U.S. CEO Pay Bubble?
by Sarah Andersonposted Sep 02, 2009
- While the U.S. executives who caused the economic meltdown benefit from bailout money, Europe is stepping forward to cap CEO bonuses.
In Review :: Justicia Now
by Lisa Gale Garriguesposted May 07, 2009
- Lisa Garrigues reviews this documentary about Ecuador’s oil wars.
posted Apr 30, 2009
- Justicia Now is a documentary about ChevronTexaco's toxic legacy in the Northern Ecuadorian region of the Amazon rainforest—and the largest environmental class action lawsuit in history.
Signs of Life :: Corporations
by Margit Christenson, Madeline Ostranderposted May 22, 2008
- Towns Rein in Corporate Power; Exxon Faces Court Challenges
Debra Harry Stands Up For Native Knowledge
posted Aug 29, 2007
- Debra Harry Stands Up For Native Knowledge