People Power

Street Credibility: Homeless Protesters Fight For Recognition
by Claudia Rowe
Do corporations have an obligation to help the poor in their communities? These unconventional occupiers think so.
Dear Bank of America, We’re Not Leaving Our Homes
by Amy B. Dean
The fight against unjust evictions just got fiercer as the national Occupy movement joins forces with community anti-foreclosure groups.
From Sitting In to Taking Over: A Worker-Owned Cooperative at Republic Windows and Doors
by Yana Kunichoff
Once a symbol of worker mistreatment and the failures of the financial system, the famous Chicago factory may soon be run cooperatively by its workers.
What Comes Next?: Building on Occupy and the 99% Spring
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
Many movements, many similar messages. What could the increasing cooperation between protesters mean for the future of the 99 percent?
The Rise of the New Economy Movement
by Gar Alperovitz
There’s economic reform, and then there’s economic transformation. How entrepreneurs, activists, and theorists are laying the groundwork for a very different economy.
Fighting Foreclosure Together
by Laura Gottesdiener
The demand for housing justice is bringing activists from different ideologies together to fight—and win—against foreclosures.
Endowment Activism: How Students Can Move Big Money
by Martha van Gelder
Think broke students have no power to influence Wall Street? Think again.
How Small Groups Can Power Big Change
by Sarah Byrnes
Progressive social movements don’t often take inspiration from conservative megachurches. But their lessons about organizational structure may be worth a second look.
Bank of America, Bad for America
Video: Protesters take on Bank of America in New York.
The Bank Vs. America Showdown
by Mark Engler
In shareholders’ meetings and in the streets, how 99% Power is taking on Bank of America.
May Day Makes Waves in Seattle
by Ayla Harbin
Photo Essay: Hip hop rallies, immigrant marches, and ... Grandmothers Against Bullshit?
No News is Bad News for Nonprofit Journalism
by Josh Stearns
Nonprofit news organizations are winning awards and covering issues mainstream media doesn’t, so why is the IRS clamping down on nonprofit media?
OWS Marks May Day With a Beatific Vision and a Big March
by Nathan Schneider
What will be the lasting impacts of Occupy’s latest major action?
Paula Garcia: Acequias Return to the Land
by Heidi Bruce
Protecting a 400-year-old water management system from industrial takeover is also about protecting the Southwest's future.
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