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Homeless in America

What occupiers from all walks of life are discovering is that to be homeless in America is to live like a fugitive.

Occupy Wall Street

Its power lies not in any specific demands, endorsements or alliances but in its direct appeal to the hearts and minds of the population at large.

Occupy Chicago protester

Don't be left behind: everyone from Jeffrey Sachs to Deepak Chopra and Suze Orman is jumping on the Occupy Wall Street wagon.

As Occupy Wall Street goes global, we must define a bold, clear vision going forward. The stakes have never been higher.

Occupy Wall Street

A letter of thanks to Mohammed Bouazizi, the young man whose death set off a year of revolutions.

Fred Shuttlesworth

The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, a giant of the civil rights movement known for his decades of work in support of desegregation, died Wednesday in Birmingham, Alabama.

Occupy Wall Street

As Occupy Wall Street spreads, more than 115 parallel occupations have cropped up in cities around the world. Is this the beginning of something new?

The OWS phenomenon has inspired millions. If it links up with the slow, difficult work of movement-building, it can bring about systemic change.

American flag

Van Jones of Green For All has joined MoveOn.org, the Campaign for America’s Future and dozens of other progressive organizations to challenge the reign of private interests.

A conversation with some of the top figures in American philanthropy reveals a shared belief in the power of institutional giving to benefit the most vulnerable among us.

Blogs

The death of Brian Anders didn't make flashy headlines. But it's people like him that make history.

September 4, 2012

In their final stop before arriving to Charlotte for the DNC, UndocuBus riders continue to inspire others to come out of the shadows in North Carolina.

August 31, 2012

On their way to the Democratic National Convention, UndocuBus riders find community in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

August 30, 2012

Instead of being commended for her bravery in speaking out, she’s called a liar.

 

August 29, 2012

Nearly half of all California voters are new or occasional voters. In South LA, one group is empowering community members to realize the significance of their vote.

August 28, 2012

The owner of Outback Steakhouse and other chains has fought to lower state minimum wages, which doesn't sit well with low-wage workers. 

August 28, 2012

Why would a group of people who are ineligible to vote engage in electoral politics? We talk to a rider on the “UndocuBus” to find out.

August 7, 2012

Since when did giving millions of dollars to already wealthy corporations become a protest?

August 4, 2012

A literary lion who ran for Congress and the Senate, Vidal was a displaced American founder in the tradition of Shays’ Rebellion. 

August 1, 2012

A company that supports hate runs the risk of being told that it’s not welcome.

July 31, 2012