Presidential declarations and filmmakers' scare tactics get the attention—meanwhile, powerful grassroots movements build on 60 years of effort.
On the Trail of Tears, we walked from one history into more difficult times, and by the time we reached Indian Territory, Oklahoma, none of our ponies remained.
Who protects the public's right to clean, accessible waterways? We do.
The Zinn Education Project helps make sense of race and the role it has played in shaping society.
A tough economy makes cross-race organizing more important than ever.
Roosevelt didn’t come up with all those progressive programs on his own.
David Solnit was one of the Direct Action Network organizers for the 1999 WTO demonstrations in Seattle. He looks at what really happened in Seattle, what politicians and the mainstream media have done with the story, and what difference the new movie "Battle in Seattle" might make to public thinking about the 1999 demonstrations.
Americans are under increasing economic pressure, and many feel powerless to do anything about it. David Sirota travels coast to coast and finds the people who know the U.S. is headed in the wrong direction--and are joining a populist uprising to turn it around
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