Davi Kopenawa, the leader of the Yanomami people in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, who is internationally renowned for his struggle against encroachment on indigenous land by landowners and illegal mi
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.
Cooperative Home Care Associates has 2,300 workers who enjoy good wages, regular hours and family health insurance.
In the past three years, 22 U.S. companies have relocated through mergers with or purchases of a foreign company, enabling them to escape American corporate tax laws. Learn how they're getting away with it.
11% of business leaders in Britain think that modern slavery is taking place somewhere within their company’s production of goods. Will the Modern Slavery Bill make a dent?
The Blair Mountain Battlefield was the scene of a 5-day clash in September 1921 between more than 5,000 West Virginia coal miners and 3,000 men backed by coal companies – the largest armed labor conflict in US history.
If we want a healthy society that follows its laws and applies them equally to everyone, we must demand a full investigation and criminal prosecutions for everyone involved in the mortgage backed securities fiasco.
The vote on Independence is a moment of unprecedented possibility for Scotland to peacefully reject the U.K.'s failed neoliberal agenda.
FarmDrop and Open Food Network stress the desire to create positive, systemic social change that disrupts the existing dominance of supermarket provision of food.
On Sept. 7, people will host screenings of “Disruption" ahead of the People's Climate March - in living rooms and libraries, on campuses and in community centers, all across the country.
Borrowers with federal student loans appear to be buckling under the weight of their debt, as more than half of Direct Loans – the most common type of federal student loan – aren't being repaid on time or as expected.
There is nothing new about political surveillance. In the United States, political spying by the federal government began in the early part of the twentieth century.
Let's fill them in on some of the ways the bank has made its money.
One classified document from the U.S. intelligence community recounts how the Obama administration urged foreign allies to file criminal charges against Julian Assange over the WikiLeaks publication of the Afghanistan war logs.
They could be ripped from the plot of a sci-fi movie.
Transit workers and BART management stand tens of millions of dollars apart on a number of vital issues including pay, pension and health care. Though the governor halted the strike this week, future prospects for agreement look grim.