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People vs. corporations

Keeping private profits from getting in the way of the public good.

David Korten: Why I'm in Solidarity with #OccupyWallStreet David Korten: Why I'm in Solidarity with #OccupyWallStreet
by David Korten
By the calendar it’s autumn, but for many it is the beginning of the American Spring.
Five Ways #OccupyWallStreet Has Succeeded Five Ways #OccupyWallStreet Has Succeeded
by Mark Engler
They were predicted to be a flash in the pan. So why are the anti-Wall Street occupations growing?
The No-Evictions Sheriff The No-Evictions Sheriff
by Sarah van Gelder
Cheri Honkala promises to be a sheriff who will stand up for families, not banks.
“This is Just Practice”—The Story of the Wall Street Occupation “This is Just Practice”—The Story of the Wall Street Occupation
by Nathan Schneider
There’s a lot of misinformation about the occupation of Wall Street. What’s it really about?
It's Our Wall Street: Inside an American Occupation It's Our Wall Street: Inside an American Occupation
Photo essay: Inspired by the public protests of Egypt, Tunisia, and Spain, American demonstrators are nearly a week into their "occupation" of Wall Street.
Dear Big Coal: You’re Not Above the Law Dear Big Coal: You’re Not Above the Law
by Sarah van Gelder
How many times can a corporation break the law and continue to exist? Inside the fight to revoke Massey Energy’s corporate charter.
In Photos: The People vs. the Pipeline In Photos: The People vs. the Pipeline
Photo essay: The climate justice movement gets (civilly) disobedient.
Asking for What Obama Promised Asking for What Obama Promised
by Madeline Ostrander
Protesters push Obama to resist the influence of the oil industry and stop the Keystone XL pipeline.
Gold or Water? A Deadly Debate Gold or Water? A Deadly Debate
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
To protect their water supply, Salvadorans are trying to ban corporate gold mining—and facing threats and violence as a result.
Can Communities Reclaim the Right to Say “No”? Can Communities Reclaim the Right to Say “No”?
by Mari Margil
Many communities trying to keep fracking, drilling, or big box stores out finding they don’t have the legal right. Their response? Take on the very structure of law.
A Very Civil Civil Disobedience A Very Civil Civil Disobedience
"From Henry David Thoreau, to Susan B. Anthony, to Gandhi, to King, to you." Oscar-nominated director Josh Fox on how you can help stop the disastrous development of the Canadian tar sands.
Prevent a Tar Sands Disaster Prevent a Tar Sands Disaster
by Nellis Kennedy-Howard
Why developing the tarsands has been called "world's most destructive project."
Bill McKibben: This Is Getting Exciting Bill McKibben: This Is Getting Exciting
by Bill McKibben
With thousands pledged to risk arrest at the White House to protect the Alberta tar sands, the climate movement’s biggest civil disobedience action ever is about to take Washington by storm.
Want Jobs? Rebuild the Dream Want Jobs? Rebuild the Dream
by Sarah van Gelder
Interview: Van Jones is leading a national mobilization to rebuild the middle class—through decent work, fair taxes, and opportunities for all.
What a 10-Year-Old Did for the Tar Sands What a 10-Year-Old Did for the Tar Sands
by Angela Sterritt
Why a First Nations student from British Columbia is taking on a controversial trans-Canadian pipeline project—through song.
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