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People vs. corporations

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

Taking on Corporate Power Taking on Corporate Power
The stories in YES! Magazine's Stand Up to Corporate Power about the peaceful revolutionaries who have stepped up to challenge corporate dominance.
Darn Right We're Keeping Score Darn Right We're Keeping Score
by Zach Kyle
Historical Scorecard of Corporations vs People. Is the bill of rights as much for corporations as it is for real people?
How Powerful?  ::  Just the Facts How Powerful? :: Just the Facts
Just how powerful are corporations anyway? some quick facts
Who's Standing Up? Who's Standing Up?
Look who's standing up to corporate power. David Solnit, Debra Harry, Bill Moyers, Alexia Salvatierra, Leo Gerard, Paula Wolff, Ward Morehouse, and more.
Common Knowledge Common Knowledge
by Jeff Kaplan
Whether the issue is water rights, big-box stores, meddling in local politics, or the taking of citizen's lands, almost every community in the United States - if not the world - is being harmed by excessive corporate power. Strategies of resistance need to invoke the people's right to exercise democratic power over corporations and governments.
Democracy Unlimited Democracy Unlimited
by Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap
In Arcata, California, and the rest of Humboldt County, non-local corporations are banned from politics.
Communities Take Power Communities Take Power
by Doug Pibel
Communities across the country are declaring citizens' right and duty to protect their water, land, local economy, and way of life, even if it means taking on the enormous power of corporations. Here are some of the peaceful revolutionaries who have stepped up.
Who Will Rule? Who Will Rule?
by Michael Marx, Marjorie Kelly
Big corporation have become de facto governments, and the ethic that dominates corporations has come to dominate society. But, citizen movements are proving that we can take on corporate power, and together build a future that works for all life. This article gives hope on how to change the current corporate rule to citizen rule.
Turning Scarcity Into Abundance
by Vandana Shiva
The solution to scarcity is not more mega-projects, more control by giant corporations, or more globalization. The solution to scarcity is more democracy
Whose Voting Machines? Whose Voting Machines?
by Doug Pibel
Voting Machine Corporations Controlled by Republicans tied to Bush
Bringing Back Desert Springs
by Gary Nabhan
The Hopi people of the Black Mesa region know how to farm and thrive in the desert Southwest. But a giant coal company is draining the aquifer that feeds their sacred springs and makes their livelihood possible.
WTO Is Anti-Democratic, Anti-People, and Anti-Environment WTO Is Anti-Democratic, Anti-People, and Anti-Environment
by David C. Korten
Guest editorial on the Seattle WTO Protests, aired on KPLU, Tacoma, WA November 1999
Networking the Night Away: on the eve of the WTO Networking the Night Away: on the eve of the WTO
by Fran Korten
The Positive Futures Network's Reception on Sunday, November 28, on the eve of the World Trade Organization's meeting in Seattle.
Stopping the Big Boxes
by Doug Pibel
stopping Wal-Mart
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