Brazil and Indonesia have handed out over $40 billion in subsidies to the palm oil, timber, soy, beef and biofuels sectors between 2009 and 2012 – 126 times more than the $346 million they received from the UN to preserve their rainforests.
In this week’s episode of Act Out!, Eleanor talks clowns, burning cars and the riots against austerity in Europe, while looking at the role of art in activism and giving you some tools to get started.
In this episode, The Most Influential Man tells you why you should stay silent as Eleanor Goldfield takes a look at greedy bastards, what we can do to stop them, and much more.
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There are lots of ways to plug into the movement opposing Fast Track legislation and the biggest, most damaging corporate trade agreement in history.
This Wednesday, activists and organizations across the country are getting loud, bold and creative as they demand the overturn of Citizens United.
The New Hampshire Rebellion embarks on its third march to recruit citizens in the fight against systemic corruption in Washington.
The problem plaguing the empty polls today is a complex one, speaking to systemic corruption and young disillusionment – which is why mandatory voting might be our best solution.
The People's Super PAC analyzes data from the 2014 election and begins working on a new way to end systemic corruption.
After Citizens United, says Jeff Clements, “I felt that I couldn't just leave it at that, that democracy is really on the line, that the country is on the line – I don't think it's an exaggeration to say that humanity is on the line.”
It was people taking to the streets, peacefully, organized – the evolution of anger, a pointed protest against a system that does not serve nor protect, that does not offer justice but injustice.
The state is reeling from a PR crisis since Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which will give businesses the option to discriminate against LGBT customers on religious grounds.
Because corporations have used our resources — research, infrastructure, environment, educational and legal systems — to develop technologies that have gradually reduced the need for human involvement, we all deserve to benefit.
Quebec's militant student actions have resulted in the lowest costs for post-secondary education in North America – and it has also meant less debt for young people entering a stagnant economy.
In this week’s episode of Act Out! Eleanor asks you to focus on just one cat.
Indigenous women make up 4.3% of Canada's female population – but represent almost half of the number of women murdered in the country.
It’s no longer just the farmers against the ranchers or the urbanites – it’s the people against the new “water barons” like Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Monsanto and the Bush family, who are buying up global water at unprecedented pace.
Across the country, battles are raging as communities attempt to protect the air, soil and water within their borders and the safety of their residents.
A tiny town in eastern Ohio is being sued by an Oklahoma-based oil and gas company that bought more than 180 million gallons of water from the town last year.
There’s now an easy solution for all student debtors who are locked into a lifetime of debt with ever-increasing interest: Become a Christian and move to Indiana. Hallelujah!
Oil company BP said on Monday it has stopped supporting conservative political group ALEC, becoming the latest corporation to end its membership in a group critics say works to deny the existence of climate change.
The classified document, which was supposed to be kept secret for four years, highlights the creation of a supra-national court where foreign firms can "sue" states and obtain taxpayer compensation for "expected future profits."
Columbia Prison Divest pressured the university to dump $8 million in Corrections Corporation of America, the country’s largest private prison company, as well as shares in other behemoths of the private security industry.