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.
The keynote address I delivered 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.”
The Supreme Court says corporations can spend as much money as they want on political advertising. Millions of Americans say they've had it.
Around the world, people are taking control of their water supply.
Why controlling your water supply is so important.