Communities Take Power

Communities across the country are declaring citizens' right and duty to protect their water, land, local economy, and way of life, even if it means taking on the enormous power of corporations. Here are some of the peaceful revolutionaries who have stepped up.
Doug Pibel
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Who Will Rule?

Big corporation have become de facto governments, and the ethic that dominates corporations has come to dominate society. But, citizen movements are proving that we can take on corporate power, and together build a future that works for all life. This article gives hope on how to change the current corporate rule to citizen rule.
Marjorie Kelly, Michael Marx

Democracy Rising

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.
Nadia Martinez
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Bill Moyers – On Journalism

Some journalists are stubbornly pursuing the truth despite growing media monopolies, government secrecy, ideology, and public relations spin doctors—but it’s getting tougher
Bill Moyers

A Phoenix from the Ashes

Our youth, our natural world, our neighbors—all are treated as expendables. What we need is a joining of movements based on valuing all life.
Van Jones

The Lake And the ‘hood

Mono Lake activists fought a 16-year David-versus-Goliath battle against the city's Department of Water and Power (DWP) to stop water diversions to Los Angeles. Yet the rural community and the city have emerged from the fray as watershed partners.
Jane Braxton Little

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