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People vs. corporations

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

Fighting Foreclosure Together 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 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 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 Bank of America, Bad for America
Video: Protesters take on Bank of America in New York.
The Bank Vs. America Showdown 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 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 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 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 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.
Special Coverage: May Day! Special Coverage: May Day!
An independent movement deserves independent media. Click on the player to watch live television coverage on Free Speech TV. Click on the interactive map to see live updates on actions and arrests throughout the nation. And follow additional breaking news through our feed below.
May Day in Context May Day in Context
by Marina Sitrin, Dario Azzellini
How do this year's May Day demonstrations fit into the international movement for economic justice?
Taking Monsanto to the People’s Court Taking Monsanto to the People’s Court
by Blair Braverman
With the legal system failing to hold Monsanto accountable, Iowans convened a court of public opinion.
Why This May Day Matters Why This May Day Matters
by Sarah van Gelder
This year, the day is about occupying the space and the time to create a different world.
Can Humor Topple Monsters? Can Humor Topple Monsters?
by Laura Gottesdiener
An interview with Yes Man Andy Bichlbaum on his latest prank against Bank of America and why every protest needs some fun.
Occupy, the 99% Spring, and the New Age of Direct Action Occupy, the 99% Spring, and the New Age of Direct Action
by Mark Engler
Collaboration or cooptation? Expansion or dilution? Mark Engler on what to make of the 99% Spring.
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