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Posted on: Feb 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

When you get involved in your community to build democratized economies, you are part of the global transformation.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

It would be a concession to the deep structural changes we all know that our society needs.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

It starts with winning over the hearts and minds of the American people.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Students and youth have the power to create the kind of future they want to live in.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The awakening of mass political consciousness is happening, and corporate elites can't do a thing to stop it.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Why we must end the rule of money and to shift power to the people.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

DC elites are scheming for cuts to Social Security, Medicare and overall austerity -- we've got to stop this and build our own economy.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

If we are to face what lies ahead, we will not only have to organize and feed ourselves, we will have to begin to feel deeply, to face unpleasant truths.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

People are taking initiative rather than waiting for leaders.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

There are reasons to celebrate despite continued economic stagnation and growing debt: the culture of resistance in the US is here and it’s having an effect.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The very forces that protect the status quo have been effective in misleading and distracting the public, often misdirecting their energies into futile activities.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The future should be a carbon-free, nuclear-free energy economy.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2013, Source: AlteNet

Countless numbers of us are building the world we want every day.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

This week saw thousands protesting the Zimmerman ruling, continued bravery in California's prisons, and much more.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Democracy movements are growing globally and taking hold within the US.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

This is the week when we were shown once again the power of the people from mass nationwide protests, to solidarity actions on specific issues, to individuals standing up in acts of conscience.

Posted on: Jul 4, 2013, Source: Truthout

Our most effective protest option is strategic and militant, nonviolent protest in all of its many forms, from boycotts to rallies to hunger strikes.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The paradox of power is that the real power is with us, if we have the courage to use it.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The revolts in Turkey, Brazil, Europe, the Middle East and Asia – as well as in the United States – are all connected.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Change starts with action, and each of us has a way to contribute.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

People who seek justice and an end to militarism feel like they are laboring in relative obscurity, organizing seemingly unnoticed actions, but at some point a wave of mass resistance arises.

Posted on: May 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The broad movement for peace and social, economic and environmental justice is here and you should be part of it.

Posted on: May 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Guantanamo to shrink, drone rules enacted. Huge Monsanto demonstrations in the works, and a lot more.

Posted on: May 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The fight against plutocracy, concentrated wealth and corporatism is decentralized, creative and growing.