Stories by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers

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Posted on: Jul 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The people of the United States must work to end the interventionist violence of the U.S. Empire.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Repeatedly the people of the United States are shown how anti-democratic the government really is.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2014, Source: Popular Resistance

Whether it's a secret trade agreement, Detroit's water woes, or action in Iraq, democracy has taken several hits in this country.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The American public is sick and tired of war — and the movement to end it is growing.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A report shows that we are seeing the largest protests in world history, with a steady increase in the overall number of demonstrations annually.

Posted on: May 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The fight for environmental justice broadens, deepens and becomes more militant.

Posted on: May 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The campaign has pushed the door open, now we all have to go through it and raise our voices louder than Comcast’s lobbyists to save the people’s Internet.

Posted on: May 10, 2014, Source: Popular Resistance

We're camping out day and night on the FCC's doorstep to defend net neutrality and keep the Internet free from discrimination and "slow lanes."

Posted on: May 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

On May 15, the FCC will vote on a proposal to impose class-based Internet discrimination — but we have the power to stop them.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We have 15 years to mitigate climate disaster—Big Energy and our plutocratic government are not going to do it without effective pressure.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

U.S. democracy is illegitimate. Time for the American Awakening.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Round 2 in the battle to stop the horrific TPP trade agreement begins. Time to correct the failures of globalized trade.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Throughout history, bad court decisions have helped energize movements — people power can make that happen again.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Worldwide #WaveOfAction and Global Climate Convergence are building a popular movement.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

As more people recognize the unfair economy created by big finance capitalism, they are pushing forward with alternatives.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Art has added energy to advocacy — and it reaches people at deeper emotional levels, conveying what cannot be said with mere facts.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2014, Source: Popular Resistance

Americans might be fooled by mass media misinformation, but Venezuelans know what is really happening in their country.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The climate, economy, energy and social justice are at stake.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

If we continue to build the independent, people-powered media, greater numbers of people will build up immunity to the destructive misinformation of corporate media.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We owe it to MLK to carry his torch and create an economy for all.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Turn up the heat: election years are a terrible time to pass anything controversial and the Trans-Pacific Partnership is becoming politically toxic.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Here are the tasks that lie ahead of progressives if we want to ultimately see true change.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2013, Source: AlterNet

This week marked the 65th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. What would it be like if people in the U.S. knew they had these rights?

Posted on: Dec 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

When we become an inclusive movement that spreads its values widely, we will unite our base and grow to a point that cannot be ignored.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The fight for more worker rights and wages is gaining a critical mass.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The corrupt failure of the United Nations COP 19 climate summit makes revolt irresistible.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

From increased minimum wage wins to local fracking bans, the people made their voices heard this election.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Revolutionary changes that once seemed impossible can suddenly become possible.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Protests against the surveillance state continue to grow, including a mass protest planned for Oct. 26 in DC against the NSA.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

It really feels like we are at a turning point. It is getting harder to fool the public. Our eyes are open.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Take part in a historic moment—stop a war!

Posted on: Aug 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A few days ago it looked like the United States would be bombing Syria by now. The more pressure we can put on the Obama administration, the better.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2013, Source: AlterNet

We need to develop a mass movement committed to ending the rule of money and building power in the people.