Marches around the country last week showed diversity among a new and growing cohort of activists taking climate justice to new levels of resistance.
The history of resistance movements shows that when 3.5% of a population mobilizes on an issue, no government can withstand it – and organizers hope the climate justice movement can reach that level.
Senate Joint Resolution 19 calls for a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court Decision that opened the floodgates for corporate spending to influence political elections.
With a shift in media underway, there's an opportunity for alternative online news sources to turn youth apathy into engagement and cynicism into a demand for social and political change.
One week and nearly 20 actions later, the Rolling Rebellion to get corporate money out of the political process was a successful jump-off point for bigger, better, brighter and louder actions soon to come.
The Rolling Rebellion is now halfway through its one-week debut and has a lot to show for it – from coast to coast, activists have taken their creative zeal to the streets in a myriad of ways.
Between July 5 and July 12, the Backbone Campaign, along with a nationwide coalition of groups, launches a week of direct action fighting nothing less than a non-violent, second American Revolution.
Less than 1% of Americans contribute 80% of campaign funds – and the amount of political payback on a national level hovers around 40,000 times the original dollar amount given to a campaign.
Our democracy is held hostage by the funders of campaigns.
SB1272 and AJR1 are key examples of grassroots movements using the system to change the system – to #GetMoneyOut of politics.
Marching 480 miles over 37 days from Los Angeles to the State Capitol, activists demand that California legislators outlaw the influence of big money on electoral politics.
Riot police withdrew Monday morning after failing to rein in mass crowds – and a wave of civil disobedience led by students – demanding open elections without Beijing's interference.
Fueled by a credit binge in Asia that's pushed global private and public debt to new highs, the “poisonous combination” of spiraling debts and low growth could trigger another crisis.
People who purchase occupied properties will evict current residents starting a cycle of blight and displacement that will cost individuals, owners, the community and the city in the long run.
Americans need to say no now to this new scheme, lest we allow the past mortgage crisis to become a current rent fiasco.
KathyJo Torrenga and her husband decided to challenge their foreclosure on their own, learning as much as they could about mortgage securitization and the damages caused by it.
2014 is on pace to be the Year of Dark Money.
A publicly-owned bank could help Scotland take control of its own economic destiny by avoiding unnecessary debt to a private banking system that's become a burden to the economy.
This Acronym TV report from the Flood Wall Street day of action features exclusive footage, analysis and interviews with people at the heart of the movement.
Charles and David Koch, of Koch Industries, have poured some of their combined $72 billion into conservative politicians while the Walton family, owners of Walmart, exercise a subtler but equally corrosive influence on our national politics.
Not only do the FBI and Secret Service have standing authority to jam cellphone signals, but they along with state and local authorities can also push for the shutdown of cell towers.
Occupy’s biggest challenge, aside from bringing down the corporatocracy, is to convince the Tea Party that they’re also the 99 percent -- that the system is screwing them just as bad as it's screwing us.
"Ag-gag” laws seek to silence people who reveal what goes on behind factory farm closed doors, labeling them "eco-terrorists."
Bank bailouts, tar sands and fracking appear distinctive, yet the forces driving them forward share the same rationale, mindset and tactics.