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Averting planetary disaster will mean forcing fossil fuel companies to give up at least $10 trillion in wealth.

The climate crisis has such bad timing, confronting it not only requires a new economy but a new way of thinking.

Obama

What happens when the black experience is relegated to background noise?

If it’s all about handing out gold stars or scarlet letters to CEOs and celebrities, then I’ll pass.

Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street activists like Cecily McMillan are still fighting the state, only this time they’re waging their battles in the courts.

Conservatives are suddenly very unhappy to see moral judgments about sex and families invading the corporate realm.

Israel

Many Israelis, Netanyahu included, were never serious about seeking a two-state solution in the peace negotiations.

Scaffold Brigada

In the London neighborhood of Forest Gate, the spark of a soccer revolution is brewing.

Jonathan Schell

He made it clear that on matters of conscience, inaction is unacceptable.

Blogs

The food stamp program is up for reauthorization and three new studies indicate what needs to be done if we want to protect and strengthen it.

March 2, 2012

Today's actions are meant to draw attention to the corporatization and privatization of education, from pre-K through higher education, in both private and public institutions.

March 1, 2012

In 2008, a worker occupation at the Chicago factory sent up a flare of resistance. Now those same workers are considering alternatives to working for a boss.

March 1, 2012

Occupy Colleges calls for March 1 National Day of Action for Education.

February 28, 2012

Why have so many public workers been accused under the Espionage Act during Obama's presidency?

February 27, 2012

Though complicated by controversy, a weekend in Los Angeles with thirty domestic workers underscores the power of Hollywood to propel social change. 

February 27, 2012

Jock for Justice Joseph Williams is putting his health on the line for a cause in which he deeply believes.

February 27, 2012

Congress extended unemployment benefits, but it’s no good for those who’ve been jobless the longest.

February 23, 2012

As a last resort to end a fourteen-year campaign for a living wage, fifteen students are now on day six of a hunger strike.

February 23, 2012

"The youth didn't lose energy, we lost our leader."

February 23, 2012