Thousands of grassroots, African-led efforts are building locally rooted alternatives to the chemical agriculture promoted by the Gates Foundation and Monsanto.
Appalachian residents are serious about putting a stop to mountaintop removal coal mining—and building a more sustainable economy to take its place.
Video: GLEE-inspired activism for a democracy run by human beings, not corporations.
Citizens argue that generating jobs shouldn't mean derailing climate action.
How the "Just Pay It!" campaign on college campuses leveraged $1.5 million for Nike garment workers.
Activists and residents along the 2,000-mile proposed route fear damage to farming, ecosystems, and water from the transport of what has been called the world's dirtiest source of transportation energy.
With greater power to build alliances across boundaries, the Davids of the world are having more success throwing off the Goliaths.
The CEOs who cut the most jobs are also the ones who make the most money. How can we stop excessive CEO pay before it leads to bad behavior?
April Dávila wondered what it would take to cut the GMO giant out of her family’s life. She found that it was far more entrenched than she’d ever realized.
For Gulf residents, the BP oil spill has made the problem of unchecked corporate power painfully clear. Exxon Valdez survivor Riki Ott on why this may be the moment to overcome our political divides and take back our democracy.
The financial juggling that helped cause the 2008 crisis may be coming back to haunt banks—and help homeowners.
How New Yorkers won a moratorium on a drilling practice that threatens their lives, homes, and water.
Major shareholders are joining the Dongria Kondh tribe’s fight to protect their homeland from mining by Vedanta Resources.
A delegation of indigenous leaders from Ecuador visited Louisiana to share what they learned in a decades-long battle with Texaco.
The Hands Across the Sand movement: How one Florida restaurant owner has organized a force against offshore drilling.