People vs. corporations
Keeping private profits from getting in the way of the public good.
Why #OccupyWallStreet Has Staying Power
by Mark Englerposted Oct 06, 2011
- How the anti-corporate protests have evolved into the populist force now sweeping the nation.
Declaration of the Occupation of New York City
posted Oct 04, 2011
- In their own words, why protesters are occupying Wall Street.
David Korten: Why I'm in Solidarity with #OccupyWallStreet
by David Kortenposted Oct 04, 2011
- By the calendar it’s autumn, but for many it is the beginning of the American Spring.
Five Ways #OccupyWallStreet Has Succeeded
by Mark Englerposted Sep 30, 2011
- They were predicted to be a flash in the pan. So why are the anti-Wall Street occupations growing?
The No-Evictions Sheriff
by Sarah van Gelderposted Sep 26, 2011
- 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
by Nathan Schneiderposted Sep 23, 2011
- 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
posted Sep 23, 2011
- 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
by Sarah van Gelderposted Sep 20, 2011
- 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
posted Sep 06, 2011
- Photo essay: The climate justice movement gets (civilly) disobedient.
Asking for What Obama Promised
by Madeline Ostranderposted Aug 31, 2011
- Protesters push Obama to resist the influence of the oil industry and stop the Keystone XL pipeline.
Gold or Water? A Deadly Debate
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broadposted Aug 29, 2011
- 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”?
by Mari Margilposted Aug 24, 2011
- 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
posted Aug 19, 2011
- "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
by Nellis Kennedy-Howardposted Aug 19, 2011
- Why developing the tarsands has been called "world's most destructive project."
Bill McKibben: This Is Getting Exciting
by Bill McKibbenposted Aug 18, 2011
- 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.