U.S. negotiators are working to permanently block a landmark regulatory proposal in the E.U. aimed at addressing climate change – and instead to force European countries to import the world's dirtiest oil.
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.
This summer, the CIA's private Amazon Web Services cloud—shielded from the public behind a wall of national security—becomes operational.
The study released Monday by Human Rights Watch raises questions about the criminal justice system's ability to respect civil rights and due process since 9/11.
Extensive research and reports commissioned by the fracking industry are treated as seminal, informative works within the U.K. government – but to date, no one outside industry vouches for its safety.
“It doesn’t make sense that I work hard, help the restaurant make money and yet I can’t eat there or support my family on just one job. This is not the America that I believe in."
In the 80s and 90s they called them "IMF Riots" – but what the biggest international investment organizations and consultants now see happening looks a whole lot bigger.
Part 3: Chris Hedges interviewed Harvard professor and MayDay SuperPAC founder Lawrence Lessig about his plans to break the hold of big money on American elections.
Patient details were shared with organizations including private health insurance companies, many based in the United States.
Investors led by BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, and PIMCO, the world’s largest bond-fund manager, have sued some of the world’s largest banks for breach of fiduciary duty.
The aggressive foreclosures and water shut-offs are a deliberate scheme to shock the population, drive long-time residents out of the city center, seize property and gentrify downtown Detroit and the waterfront.
Dozens of ranchers, farmers and Native Americans calling themselves the Cowboy and Indian Alliance rode into D.C. on horseback to set up camp in opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline.
Chrystia Freeland's new book, "Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else," explores a new breed of global billionaires.
In death, Aaron Swartz has become a political martyr for the cause he championed in life: making scientific and scholarly research freely available.
A stunning 35% to 40% of everything we buy goes toward interest.
The failure of governments to protect the global commons is currently driving the climate protection movement — which is why climate protesters can proudly proclaim that they are upholding the law, not violating it.