Venezuela's Co-op Boom
by Michael FoxMay 11, 2007
- The boom of cooperatives in Venezuela is promoting employment and social justice at a grassroots level.
5 Ways NOT to Travel Like a Tourist
by Lisa Gale GarriguesMay 11, 2007
- Tips to minimize travel that screams "TOURIST!"
Horizontalidad: Where Everyone Leads
by Marina SitrinMay 11, 2007
- Horizontalidad: bringing direct democracy to Argentina's citizens while reducing unemployment and stimulating worker involvement.
Sex and Power in Chile
by Marcelo MendozaMay 11, 2007
- The dynamics of sex and politics in Chile are slowly changing with the election of Michelle Bachelet, South America's first female President. However, tensions persist between the conservative Catholic Church, the male-oriented political elite, and women who are becoming increasingly economically empowered.
by Sarah van GelderMay 11, 2007
- By investing in health care that is holistic and focuses on prevention, Cuba has created one of the most effective systems in the world. Cuban doctors are engaged in missions throughout poor parts of the world, exchanging medical know-how for positive diplomatic relations.
Evo Morales: Indigenous Power
by Jubenal QuispeMay 11, 2007
- Evo Morales, Bolivia's first indigenous president, is forwarding a socially just agenda that promotes the country's sovereignty and multiculturalism.
8 Hotspots of Progress
by Catherine Bailey, Sarah KuckMay 11, 2007
- 8 Hotspots of Progress. Explore this interactive map of the social movements, new leaders, and cross-border alliances that are transforming Latin America.
by Nadia MartinezMay 11, 2007
- Latin America's marginalized are mobilizing and changing the face of their nations' politics. From increasing national oil profits to rethinking regional trade plans, they are empowering themselves and lessening their dependence on the U.S.
In Their Own Words
May 11, 2007
- In their own words, Cuban doctors share stories of outreach work in foreign communities. We also hear from co-operative community members in other parts of the world.
Who Drowned the Big Easy? What You Haven't Been Told
by Greg PalastMay 10, 2007
- Greg Palast reveals the real reasons why New Orleans drowned in this extract from his bestseller 'Armed Madhouse: From Baghdad to New Orleans — Sordid Secrets and Strange Tales of a White House Gone Wild.'
May 10, 2007
- "So many ways to sink or swim." Caption submitted by Henning Drager.
Affect Change: Go to the US Social Forum
May 08, 2007
- People explain why they are going to the US Social Forum in Atlanta, Georgia, June 27-July 1, 2007.
Commentary: US Social Forum - What Another U.S. Might Look Like
by Michael Leon GuerreroMay 07, 2007
- Will the first US Social Forum be an "aha" moment in the global movement for change.
Malik Rahim: Spreading Common Ground
by Doug PibelMay 07, 2007
- An interview with the cofounder of New Orleans' Common Ground Collective.
Guerrilla Reconstruction in New Orleans
by Greg PalastMay 07, 2007
- Showing FEMA a thing or two about rebuilding communities... Common Ground takes charge