One year later, Marina Sitrin looks back on the Occupy movement, not as a list of victories and failures, but as a growing fabric of empowered voices.
On the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, we gathered together just a few of the most vibrant projects taking place under the movement’s banner and put them in a visual format.
A grassroots coalition of California citizens has an initiative on the ballot to require the labeling of genetically modified organisms. While Monsanto and other corporations have spent tens of millions to silence them, the initiative seems likely to succeed.
If corporations are people, what would their portraits look like? Artist Sarah Guthrie on why she defaced classic works of art for an unconventional exhibition.
David Korten on how closing the wealth gap can open the way to a fairer, more prosperous economy.
How to fight diabetes with better policy—and cut your own diabetes risk by 93 percent.
Who’s the latest supporter for a constitutional amendment to overturn the controversial Supreme Court decision? Just the President of the United States. No big deal.
The oil-dependent economy Romney supports is a step toward an unstable, costly future. Renewables and energy efficiency offer real hope.
Money is the least of our problems. It’s time to pay attention to the real deficits that are killing us.
Occupiers used the National Gathering to trade ideas about what was working and what wasn’t. The 5 ideas profiled below show a movement determined to adapt and stay vibrant.
The writing’s on the wall—literally. Occupiers in L.A. take to a new medium and spread words of protest with chalk.
Last year, climate activist Tim DeChristopher went to jail for bidding $1.7 million (that he didn't have) to save 22,000 acres of public land from corporate extraction.
In the Amazonian backcountry, tribes are challenging construction of the world’s third-largest dam—by dismantling it. Here’s what they can teach us about standing up to power.
We can still avoid a devastating climate crisis. But we’ll need a World War II-level mobilization. And we’ll need to stand up to Dirty Energy.
Debt—and the shame that surrounds it—is the tie that binds the 99 percent. Can young people reimagine it as something productive, rather than a tool for profiteering?