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Lessons On The Struggle For Single-Payer Health Care in Vermont
Posted on: Jan 6, 2015, Source: Popular Resistance
Here's what happened in Vermont where a so-called single payer proposal died.
There's a Broad Consensus Among Activists Across the Country — Is Social Change Around the Corner?
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.
Why Power Elites Are So Afraid of Telling the Truth
Posted on: Feb 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet
It would be a concession to the deep structural changes we all know that our society needs.
Major Social Transformation Is a Lot Closer Than You May Realize -- How Do We Finish the Job?
Posted on: Dec 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet
It starts with winning over the hearts and minds of the American people.
The Incredible Activism of Younger Generations Will Make You A Lot Less Depressed About the Future
Posted on: Dec 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Students and youth have the power to create the kind of future they want to live in.
We Are in the Midst of Defeating the Largest Corporate Trade Agreement in History
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.
Uniting to Build a National Networked Culture of Resistance
Posted on: Oct 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Why we must end the rule of money and to shift power to the people.
As Washington Stalls, a New Economy Is Growing Under the Radar of the Corporate Media -- Join It and Celebrate It!
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.
Finding Our Way to Empathy, Passion and Resistance
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.
People Across America Are Waking Up to the Effects of 'Disaster Capitalism' -- a Much Better Way of Life Is Possible
Posted on: Sep 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet
People are taking initiative rather than waiting for leaders.
Believe It! Resistance to Corporate Power and Warmongering Is Growing All Around Us
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.
We Can't Give in to the Culture of Fear and Apathy — Channel Your Discontent into Positive Action
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.
Vibrant Environmental Movement Builds in Response to Extreme Energy Extraction
Posted on: Aug 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet
The future should be a carbon-free, nuclear-free energy economy.
After We Stop the Machine, How Do We Create a New World?
Posted on: Jul 26, 2013, Source: AlteNet
Countless numbers of us are building the world we want every day.
The Seeds of Rebellion Are Taking Root, and Protests Against Injustices Are Blooming Across the Country
Posted on: Jul 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet
This week saw thousands protesting the Zimmerman ruling, continued bravery in California's prisons, and much more.
The Rule of Law Is Missing in Action in America -- It's Up to Us to Bring It Back
Posted on: Jul 12, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Democracy movements are growing globally and taking hold within the US.
Why It Takes Organized Resistance To Bring in the Sweeping Change That the Public Wants
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.
The State of Dissent in America: Flex Your Rights
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.
Popular Resistance Is Building Up, from Hunger Strikes to Democracy Protests Across the Planet
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.
The Subjects of American Empire Are Joining in Solidarity
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.
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