How “we the people” decide what we want, and how we get it.
We can learn a lot about the future of culture wars from a “movement” of video game players angry about efforts to make gaming more welcoming for women.
Posted Oct 22, 2014
A new law allows transgender citizens to decide their own gender—and all it takes is a piece of paper.
Posted Oct 21, 2014
Hong Kong’s “Occupy Central” movement is neither revolutionary nor subversive: It’s a basic demand for a more responsive and accountable government.
Posted Oct 20, 2014
A proposed community-owned solar project on an abandoned coal mine in Arizona illustrates how cooperative economics make it possible to stop extracting fossil fuels—without leaving workers behind.
Posted Oct 17, 2014
The weekend brought seekers of racial justice in Missouri to the police station, the university, and the local Wal-Mart—the scene of another recent police shooting of a young black man.
Posted Oct 16, 2014
National People’s Action Campaign is training the next wave of progressive candidates for 2016. Here’s how they could win.
Posted Oct 15, 2014
Many opportunities exist for collaboration between the movements for racial justice and for an economy that works for everyone.
Posted Oct 14, 2014
The poverty rate in the U.S. would be 15 percent higher if not for the War on Poverty and government anti-poverty programs since 1967.
Posted Oct 09, 2014
From people who are still literally marching to campaigns to sue the government for failing to take action on climate change, these projects make it clear that the People’s Climate March was just the beginning.
Posted Oct 07, 2014
Naomi Klein’s powerful new book explains why not only can the climate movement win—but it’s our best chance at overturning some of history’s greatest injustices.
Posted Oct 03, 2014
Our experience strengthened our resolve to fight for housing as a human right.
Posted Oct 03, 2014
There was more to #FloodWallStreet than a guy in a polar bear suit getting arrested. Here’s a gallery of lesser-known moments from the day’s events.
Posted Oct 02, 2014
A sustained one-percentage-point decline in the unemployment rate is associated with a 9.4 percent rise in the wages of workers in the bottom quintile of the wage distribution.
Posted Oct 01, 2014
These projects show how everyday people can address violence in our own communities by break through the silence to interrupt abuse.
Posted Sep 30, 2014
The leading strategies in the climate justice movement already resemble the Cold War policies of containment, roll-back, and isolation. But can they wear down the political power of the fossil fuel industry?
Posted Sep 29, 2014