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A decade after Seattle, there is no WTO expansion. But there is also no WTO turnaround.

In dozens of recent Congressional contests, fair traders have replaced free traders.

In Copenhagen, activists won't just say no--they will aggressively advance solutions that reduce emissions and narrow inequity.

In heavily fortified Pittsburgh, protesters are kept isolated from local residents and from conference attendees.

Even permitted demonstrators are subjected to unconstitutional search and seizure at the gathering of world leaders.

At a time of economic, climatic and political crisis, advocates of social justice gathered for the annual World Social Forum to contemplate a new vision for a better world.

The General Assembly's new president is a champion for the world's most dispossessed.

As Americans consider who to choose as their next President, Guatemalan Mayans seek justice for Reagan-era atrocities.

The secular left brings together unionists, women's organizations and students.

As leaders of the G-8 Summit played power politics at an opulent resort, protesters displayed a people's power, in demonstrations and at an alternative summit.

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Don’t overlook the fact that Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai have challenged economic and political elites, including multinational corporations and President Obama.

October 10, 2014

Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold-mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.

September 23, 2014

While Israel uses soccer to bolster its international image, it has violently oppressed the Palestinian national soccer team.

June 20, 2014

Violence against civilians is endemic in Indian Kashmir, where activists are fighting back against a culture of official impunity.

May 15, 2014

The domestic workers’ rights movement offers powerful lessons for the broader fight against forced labor, trafficking and servitude.

November 7, 2013

After breaking the silence around physical violence against women, will the global mobilization take on the economy?

February 14, 2013

Who is the real beneficiary of US food aid—those suffering from chronic hunger worldwide, or American agricultural corporations?

November 30, 2012

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

November 20, 2012

Protesters for equality are met with violent represssion.

June 25, 2012

Thousands of activists in Mexico continue to protest the G20 while certain US media pundits blather away about trivialities. 

June 19, 2012