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Thursday, March 6, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Remembering Chokwe Lumumba-- Revolutionary and Mississippi Mayor
Can you be a revolutionary and a mayor? Chokwe Lumumba—who spent eight months as mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, before he died last Tuesday—did his best to be both.

Saturday, March 1, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
West Virginians Raise Alarm as Research Links Coal Mining to Cancer, Birth Defects
A study that compared two rural West Virginia communities, one with mining and one without, found that self-reported cancer rates were twice as high in the mining areas. In areas with mountaintop removal (or surface mining), rates of lung, bladder, kidney, and colon cancer, along with leukemia, are all higher than in non-mining areas.

Saturday, January 4, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Abolish the Aisle: Would Divided Legislators Work Together If They Had to Sit in Alphabetical Order?
(2 comments) Marco Rubio would be next to Bernie Sanders, and Paul Ryan would rub elbows with Ohio Democrat Tim Ryan. If we closed the personal gap, maybe we could close the political one.

Monday, December 23, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Movement to Live More Simply Is Older Than You Think
(2 comments) What might history teach us about living more simple, less consumerist lifestyles?

Saturday, November 30, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
How I Got My Husband to Take Care of His Body (Even Though He Just Wants to Take Care of Me)
(1 comments) If it takes being a "controlling wife" to make my husband value his own health over his love for his family, I'm going to do it.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Economy of Smallness: Making Economic Exchange a Loving Human Interaction
(2 comments) Philadelphia restauranteur and local economies movement leader Judy Wicks on making good and doing good.

Sunday, November 24, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Two Years After the Eviction of OWS, Here's 5 People Keeping the Movement Alive
(2 comments) Two years ago today, when Occupy Wall Street was evicted from Zuccotti Park, many wondered what was next for the movement. Two years later, we profile five projects that got their starts in the encampments and are still making change today.

Sunday, November 3, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Hey Russell Brand, The Revolution Is Over Here! Come Join Us!
The actor Russell Brand made headlines when he called for a "revolution" on British TV. Here are five movements working to create the "genuine alternatives" Brand said he was looking for.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Why the Climate Movement Should Have No "Keystone"
(1 comments) We must reject all these forms of extreme energy for their effects on the climate and the injustices they bring to the people at every stage of the extraction process. Our work must be broad so as to connect fights across the continent into a movement that truly addresses the root causes of social, economic, and climate injustice.

Monday, September 30, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"The Other Keystone": Seattle Gears Up for Direct Action Against Coal Export Plan
The climate movement is focused on Keystone XL, but the outcome of events in Seattle, where multiple fights converge, also holds implications for the movement's future and strategy. Seattle could emerge as the center of a climate showdown between the residents of Washington state and powerful, moneyed, fossil-fuel interests.

Sunday, August 18, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Why an Iraqi Single Mom Is Suing George W. Bush for War Crimes
(5 comments) Saleh is the lead plaintiff in a class action lawsuit targeting six key members of the Bush Administration: George W. Bush, Richard Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell and Paul Wolfowitz. In Saleh v. Bush, she alleges the Iraq War was not conducted in self-defense, did not have the appropriate authorization by the United Nations, and therefore constituted a "crime of aggression" under international law.

Sunday, June 23, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Yes Magazine: From Housing to Health Care, 7 Co-ops That Are Changing Our Economy
How manufacturers, retailers, restaurants, and others are doing business the cooperative way.

Saturday, May 18, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Fracking the Suburbs: An Explosive Combination?
he widespread push against exploitative resource extraction in North America -- such as the Tar Sands Blockade, protests against the Keystone XL Pipeline, and movements to stop fracking -- has forged collaborations unlike anything that had existed before. Everyone needs to speak up and support the movement. Because it's a human issue.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Gas Industry Report Calls Anti-Fracking Movement a "Highly Effective Campaign"
Communities working to stop a controversial gas drilling process are getting what sounds like encouragement from an unlikely source: a report prepared for the oil and gas industry on the risks posed by those communities themselves. Even more bizarre than a risk assessment about grassroots activists is one that basically admits the activists are right.

Thursday, September 20, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
3 Ways to Make Your Vote Count in a Money-Soaked Election
It's easy to be discouraged about a political system that seems so out of reach. Think of your vote as an act of protest and vote for candidates who vow to change the system. In the 1950s through the 1970s we had an expanding middle class and a fairer election system. We can make those changes again. But only if we get engaged and informed, and vote.

Saturday, July 14, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
States Close in On Citizens United: California, Montana, and Beyond
(1 comments) Two weeks ago, the Supreme Court justices behind the notorious decision struck down a century-old Montana law curbing corruption in politics. Last week, California became the largest state yet to officially join the movement to end Citizens United for good.

Thursday, January 5, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
A Bill of Rights for Occupied Communities
(1 comments) Passing a new bill of rights is a way for activists to "occupy" their cities with new legal structures that empower community majorities over corporate minorities, rather than the other way around.