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People vs. corporations

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

Unlikely Alliances in Fight for Sacred Lands Unlikely Alliances in Fight for Sacred Lands
by Tess Thackara
Major shareholders are joining the Dongria Kondh tribe's fight to protect their homeland from mining by Vedanta Resources.
Tribes Unite to Fight BP Tribes Unite to Fight BP
by Sue Sturgis
Indigenous leaders from Ecuador visited Louisiana to share what they learned in a decades-long battle with Texaco.
New Heroes in the Fight Against Big Oil New Heroes in the Fight Against Big Oil
by Madeline Ostrander
How one Florida restaurant owner has organized a force against offshore drilling.
Six Things To Do About the BP Gulf Disaster Six Things To Do About the BP Gulf Disaster
by Sarah van Gelder
Instead of sitting helplessly on the sidelines, here are six things every American can do.
David Korten: Why We Must Declare Our Independence from Wall Street David Korten: Why We Must Declare Our Independence from Wall Street
David Korten introduces his Agenda for a New Economy at the 2009 Seattle Green Festival.
Lighting the Way to a New Economy Lighting the Way to a New Economy
by David Korten
All across the United States and Canada people are rebuilding their local economies to restore community and regain control of their economic lives. How do these local efforts add up to global economic transformation? I delivered this keynote address to the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) in Charleston, NC on May 22, 2010 on the theme "Lighting the Way to a New Economy."
Real People v. Corporate “People”: The Fight Is On Real People v. Corporate “People”: The Fight Is On
by Doug Pibel
The Supreme Court says corporations can spend as much money as they want on political advertising. Millions of Americans say they've had it.
How Felton, Calif., Achieved Water Independence How Felton, Calif., Achieved Water Independence
by Tara Lohan
A tiny Californian town took back its water supply—and your town can too.
3 World Water Wins 3 World Water Wins
by Maude Barlow, Anil Naidoo, Meera Karunananthan
Around the world, people are taking control of their water supply.
People We Love :: Donna Edwards People We Love :: Donna Edwards
by Berit Anderson
Standing against corporate power.
Haitian Farmers Refuse Monsanto Hybrid Seeds Haitian Farmers Refuse Monsanto Hybrid Seeds
by Beverly Bell
A coalition of peasant farmers is standing up for food sovereignty.
Marching on K Street to Transform Wall Street Marching on K Street to Transform Wall Street
by John Cavanagh
To curb Wall Street's power, we need to get our own government back on our side.
The 28th Amendment? Interview with Donna Edwards The 28th Amendment? Interview with Donna Edwards
by Sarah van Gelder
YES! Magazine executive editor Sarah van Gelder spoke to Rep. Donna Edwards about the constitutional amendment Edwards introduced in response to the Citizens United decision.
Fix the Economy, Not Wall Street Fix the Economy, Not Wall Street
by David Korten
Would-be Wall Street regulators aren't asking the right question: How do we create a financial services sector that directs money where it is actually needed?
The Cochabamba Water Revolt, Ten Years Later The Cochabamba Water Revolt, Ten Years Later
by Jim Shultz
Bolivia's historic grassroots victory against Bechtel is a reminder of the power of protest—as well as the importance of less romantic work.
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