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Optimism and antiwar fervor were both in evidence at the World Social Forum.

So how do we resist "Empire"? The good news is that we're not doing too
badly. There have been major victories. Here in Latin America you have
had so many--in Bolivia, you have Cochabamba.

Jonathan Schell, who last week compellingly argued "The Case Against the War" in these pages, this week assesses the power and meaning of the global antiwar demonstrations.

A clever new wave of feminist antiwar activism manages to avoid old clichés.

Although the Bush Administration acts as if the war train has already
left the station, the antiwar forces continue to grow, and they are
mobilizing in large numbers for a worldwide protest on

With up to 200,000 American and British combat troops already stationed
in or on their way to the Persian Gulf area, war with Iraq looks
increasingly imminent.

Early tomorrow morning, organizers of this, the third annual World Social Forum, will formally close out the weeklong event to report their conclusions to the hundreds of international reporte

The highpoint of this year's World Social Forum was reached earlier this evening when newly elected Brazilian president Luiz Ignacio "Lula" Da Silva showed up to address an outdoor crowd of a

Just hours after the third annual World Social Forum was officially inaugurated this afternoon, ten of thousands of delegates, visitors and local residents are gathering for a peace march thr

Blogs

A historic, nation-wide strike on the megastore’s most profitable day could have a “permanent impact” on the Walmart brand. 

November 20, 2012

What if the debate about the so-called "fiscal cliff" were framed in human rights terms?

November 20, 2012

Dallas Walmart workers are walking back out on strike.

November 16, 2012

Don't let abortion laws kill any more women. 

November 15, 2012

The superstore is cracking down on organizers as they rally support for a "Black Friday" strike. 

November 15, 2012

One week after Obama’s re-election, the work of social and economic justice movements is as clear as ever. 

November 13, 2012

Thursday, warehouse workers will launch a one-day walk-out which could spread further, including to Walmart stores.

November 13, 2012

Those long, snaking lines were about more than a vote. The people most battered and excluded from the nation's politics and economy refuse to be ignored.

November 7, 2012

Christ wouldn't like the craven and callous policies presented by the GOP.

November 6, 2012

Protecting freedom does not mean shielding a market from restrictions—it means fighting for economic justice and equality. 

November 5, 2012