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The signs all over the store proclaiming Everyday Low Prices look the
same (except that they're printed in Chinese), as do the neatly dressed
"associates" patrolling the selling floor.

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision in favor of gay
marriage may have set off a political earthquake, but as a matter of law
it was a no-brainer.

Click here for more information on the Institute for Policy Studies.

Click here to read Manuel Pastor and Tony LoPresti's report on the anti-FTAA organizing campaign in Miami.

The FTAA protests will provide a real testing ground for the new
community-based approach to making the global-local link.

Early on the crisp morning of October 15, the archbishops of
thirty-seven of the thirty-eight provinces of the Anglican Communion
(known as primates) gathered in closed session at Lambeth Palac

Nation interns march in New York City and Washington, DC.

The retail food workers strike in California may be the first in a series of battles that could shape the future of labor-management relations throughout the US.

The latest installment in the battle over
privatization in Latin America.

Blogs

Teachers in Chicago, Verizon workers and Quebec's students recently proved that strikes and resistance work.

September 24, 2012

Organizers are thinking critically about how to increase impact in Occupy’s second year. 

September 20, 2012

The real victory in Quebec may be students realizing their own power in organizing. 

 

September 20, 2012

Free University's set up in Madison Square Park is just downtown from the original Free Academy of the City of New York, which was founded in 1847 as a completely tuition-free school.

September 19, 2012

The city of Rio de Janeiro is planning to demolish a precious, hundred-year-old Indigenous Cultural Center for stadium parking spaces.

September 19, 2012

This election remains about the genuine struggles and solutions that benefit all but the most privileged in this country.

September 18, 2012

Kentucky makes it nearly impossible for former felons to vote, but a grassroots group is fighting back.

September 18, 2012

According to the mainstream media, Occupy is dead. So why are the police taking so many into custody? 

September 18, 2012

The year-old movement doesn’t need its own candidate to influence politics. 

September 17, 2012

A strike in the country's most segregated school district is about more than union politics. 

September 14, 2012