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Political Agenda

Government of, by, and for the people.

Think Outside the Bars Think Outside the Bars
by Michelle Alexander
Why real justice means fewer prisons.
Instead of Prison Instead of Prison
by Sarah van Gelder
2.3 million people behind bars. How to stop wasting lives and money.
A Fair Tax on Millionaires A Fair Tax on Millionaires
by Mark Engler
In a time of budget crises, debunking the arguments against taxing the very, very rich.
A Peaceful End to the War on Drugs? A Peaceful End to the War on Drugs?
by Rebecca Leisher
The international war on drugs isn't stopping drug use or trafficking—but it is ruining lives. Drug policy expert Sanho Tree on what we can do differently.
“The Single-Payer Train Has Left the Station” “The Single-Payer Train Has Left the Station”
Wendell Potter, a health insurance executive-turned-critic, on what Vermont's new law could mean for American health care.
Give Us Our Law Back: Montana Fights to Stop Corporate Corruption Give Us Our Law Back: Montana Fights to Stop Corporate Corruption
by Gwen Stowe, Jeff Clements
For nearly 100 years, Montana law prohibited corporate money in politics. Then came the Citizens United decision.
What a Public Bank Could Mean for California What a Public Bank Could Mean for California
by Ellen Brown
What the indebted state could gain from moving its money out of Wall Street.
How Can We Solve the Jobs Crisis? How Can We Solve the Jobs Crisis?
by Sarah van Gelder
Targeting workers, the unemployed, and public services won't do it. Help us find the solutions that will.
The Public Library Manifesto The Public Library Manifesto
by David Morris
Why libraries matter, and how we can save them.
My First Vote My First Vote
"I was overjoyed when I got my voter registration card. I was a real citizen!" Ex-offenders on reclaiming the human right to vote.
What the “We’re Not Broke” Backlash Means for the Climate What the “We’re Not Broke” Backlash Means for the Climate
by Tom Athanasiou
What do the deficit, budget, and tax battles now raging across America and Europe have to do with solving climate change? More than you think.
Vermont’s Bill: Is it Single-Payer Health Care? Vermont’s Bill: Is it Single-Payer Health Care?
by Ida Hellander, MD
A question and answer session with Dr. Ida Hellander helps demystify Vermont's new health care bill.
A Student Uprising in Arizona A Student Uprising in Arizona
by Jeff Biggers
In Tucson, lawmakers want to cut ethnic studies programs. But they'll have to unchain these students first.
Power Shift: How the Youth Climate Movement is Changing the Game Power Shift: How the Youth Climate Movement is Changing the Game
by Sarah van Gelder
In the fight for the climate, students are leading the way— Sarah van Gelder interviews Jessy Tolkan at Power Shift 2011.
The Law of Mother Earth: Behind Bolivia’s Historic Bill The Law of Mother Earth: Behind Bolivia’s Historic Bill
by Nick Buxton
A new law expected to pass in Bolivia mandates a fundamental ecological reorientation of the nation's economy and society.
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