The Congolese group Lucha successfully mobilized thousands to march for the right to water in the city of Goma. Now, the group is challenging the regime of President Joseph Kabila.
Because postal services, owned by the people, are part of the commons, the attack on public postal utilities amounts to an attack on the commons itself.
We can wrest back control of our economy and our political system from corporate speculators with local movements that decentralize economic power through the creation of hundreds of publicly owned state, county and city banks.
Two congressmen are trying to investigate toxic spills caused by massive flooding in Colorado, where oil and gas well drilling has doubled since 2006.