A decade after the streets of Cochabamba exploded in what became known as the Water Revolt, the people of Bolivia’s third largest city filled the streets once again to commemorate the anniversary of a grassroots victory that has become known around the world.
How states and people are mobilizing to defend democracy.
How can we protect public services while stopping the "Great Tax Shift" from corporations and the wealthy to the middle class and small businesses?
Big banks don't just undermine local economies—they're bad for your wallet, too.
Remembering the inspiring life of Doris Haddock, a great-grandmother from New Hampshire who decided, at age 88, to take a stand (and a very long walk) to protect democracy.
In a symbolic decision, democracy trumps capital as Icelanders say "no" to big bank bailouts.
Simply regulating pollution will never really stop it. Mari Margil of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund discusses why we need a fundamental change in the way we use law to protect nature.
Local businesses are educating communities, changing economic policies, and even outperforming chain competitors.
Jonathan Rowe on the retirement of his friend Byron Dorgan, a champion of workers and farmers and an early opponent of deregulating the banking industry.
When it comes to "improving the state of the world"—the goal of the World Economic Forum—CEOs and politicians have been known to disappoint. Prankster filmmakers found a solution that helps them say all the right things.
What is the real price of oil? A 2009 documentary investigates the $27 billion class action environmental lawsuit against Chevron for pollution.
It's not too late to limit or reverse the impact of the Supreme Court's disastrous decision in Citizens United v. FEC.
The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Citizens United was a major setback on First Amendment rights. What's a true patriot to do?
A new Supreme Court decision promotes corporate rights at the expense of the rights of citizens. What happens when the legal structure itself stands in the way of democracy?
Video: The Supreme Court has granted private for-profit corporations the right to contribute unlimited funds to political campaigns. What can citizens do to protect democracy?