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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

If we can do it in North Carolina, don’t tell me we can’t do it across America.

Carlos Saavedra

We have to stop looking to institutions and politicians and invest organizing resources in neighbors, family and community.

May Boeve

The environmental movement needs to be nimble, not centralized.

Leah Hunt-Hendrix and Max Berger

Former occupiers are building a movement with lessons learned from OWS.

George Goehl

We can do it by calling for reforms that shift control of the economy away from corporate giants.

A new graphic novel documents the intense legal wranglings inside one of the most important trials of the Internet age.

Astra Taylor

Her new book reconsiders how democratic the digital world really is.

Somaly Mam

Why exactly did the telegenic Cambodian campaigner use fake trafficking victims to raise philanthropic cash from Westerners? And when will Nicholas Kristof ever learn?

The Obama administration’s new targets to reduce carbon emissions are a step in the right direction, but we need to demand much more.

West Port Arthur

If you live in a toxic environment like this, surrounded by refineries, you’re probably not thinking about some future apocalypse. You’re living in one.

Blogs

The priorities of most Americans were casualties of this summer’s melodrama in Washington. This reality will drive independent citizen mobilizations challenging both Republican zealotry and Democratic cravenness.

August 1, 2011

South Florida is a terrible place to grow tomatoes—or to work in the tomato fields.

July 27, 2011

The United Nations has called an emergency meeting to discuss the devastating famine in the horn of Africa.

July 22, 2011

Despite having the deck stacked overwhelmingly against them, students continue to fight for their future.

July 19, 2011

 Gov. Jerry Brown's prison budget cuts ensure that what is happening at Pelican Bay won't be an isolated event.

July 15, 2011

The prisoners’ list of “demands” should concern anyone who believes in basic human rights for prisoners.

July 14, 2011

In Wisconsin, union activists are joining Arlo Guthrie to sing the full version of "This Land Is Your Land" -- including the class-conscious, economic-justice lines.

July 14, 2011

Currently, Senators Jay Rockefeller and Frank Lautenberg have called for an investigation of News Corp. Free Press is urging citizens to implore their members of Congress to join them and demand an full and fair investigation. 

July 13, 2011

The government calls for “shared sacrifice” during the budget wars—but only one side ends up losing out.

July 6, 2011

It seems like states operate in one of two modes: paralysis or aggressive punishment of the poor. 

July 1, 2011