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?
Five years ago, the Indian Ocean tsunami allowed resort developers in Thailand to push indigenous coastal communities off their land. Villages are fighting back—and winning legal rights to their homes.
While the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act makes some positive strides, what's really needed is a popular uprising for stronger regulation.
Ten years later, the protests of 1999 are still having an impact.