4 Energy Cooperatives Leading The Way To A Sustainable Future

By Lynn Benander, Diego Angarita Horowitz, Isaac Baker, alternet.org -

By Lynn Benander, Diego Angarita Horowitz, Isaac Baker for Island Press - In the early 2000s in the northeastern United States, a perfect storm was brewing in which the electric utilities were [...]

This Year’s Real Halloween Horror

By Bob Lord, inequality.org -

By Bob Lord for Inequality - The family that has made billions off trick-or-treat candy has gone generations without paying any appreciable tax on its enormous fortune. And the Trump tax plan, if [...]

Direct Action Against Arms Fairs In New Zealand And South Korea

By Staff, wri-irg.org -

By Staff of War Resisters' International - In New Zealand, Peace Action Wellington organised groups from across New Zealand to resist the annual New Zealand Defence Industry Association's (NZDIA) [...]

Lessons From Tennessee: Confront Hate And Win

By Zach D. Roberts, nationofchange.org -

By Zach D. Roberts for Nation of Change - Outnumbered by more than three to one and late for their own event, the White Lives Matter demonstrators left. If we should learn anything from this [...]

Where Evictions Hurt The Most

By Sarah Holder, citylab.com -

By Sarah Holder for City Lab - Measuring the scale of America’s eviction problem has been a challenge—the data just isn’t available. While the U.S. Census bureau promised to start more diligently [...]

American Indian Movement Co-Founder Dennis Banks Dies

By Vincent Schilling, indiancountrymedianetwork.com -

By Vincent Schilling for Indian Country Today - American Indian Movement co-founder, activist, author and teacher Dennis Banks has died at 80 years of age. Banks died from complications of [...]

New Tool For Preventing Workplace Deaths

By Russell Mokhiber, corporatecrimereporter.com -

By Russell Mokhiber of Corporate Crime Report - The database catalogues state criminal prosecutions against companies and individuals whose actions caused a worker’s death or serious injury. The [...]

Unlike Single Payer, Obamacare’s Design Neglects Black People

By Eli Day, peoplespolicyproject.org -

By Eli Day for Peoples Policy Report - Mainstream liberals, and in particular Democrats, have been known to cozy up to radical language and symbols just as their value, and with it the political [...]

New Rules Are Killing Community Banks, Public Banks Can Revive Them

By Ellen Brown, ellenbrown.com -

By Ellen Brown for Web of Debt Blog - At his confirmation hearing in January 2017, Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin said, “regulation is killing community banks.” If the process is not [...]

American Psychosis

By Chris Hedges, truthdig.com -

By Chris Hedges for Truth DIg - Reality is under assault. Verbal confusion reigns. Truth and illusion have merged. Mental chaos makes it hard to fathom what is happening. We feel trapped in a [...]

Fossil Fuel Allies Are Tearing Apart Ohio’s Embrace Of Clean Energy

By Brad Wieners and David Hasemyer, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Brad Wieners and David Hasemyer for Inside Climate Change - COLUMBUS, Ohio—On March 30, Bill Seitz, a charismatic Republican, took to the floor of the Ohio House to make a case for gutting a [...]

After 41 Years, Teamsters Reform Movement Is Finally Building Power

By Stephen Franklin, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Stephen Franklin for In These Times - In the beginning, Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU) was full of spunk. But they didn’t have any union leaders on their side, nor many rank and file [...]

5 Arrested For Mischief Following Kinder Morgan Protest

By Chad Pawson, www.cbc.ca -

By Chad Pawson for CBC News - First Nations along with environmentalists, local politicians and residents are continuing their protest of the company's expansion of its Trans Mountain pipeline, [...]

Comments Supporting Gas Exports Rule Are Recycled Industry Copy-Pastes

By Steve Horn, www.desmogblog.com -

By Steve Horn for Desmog - A review of the comments submitted to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on its proposed rule to fast-track the export of small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) shows [...]

Neo-Nazi Coalition Rallies In Tennessee Amid Pushback

By Patrick Strickland, www.aljazeera.com -

By Patrick Strickland for Aljazeera - Predicting a "strong turnout" in advance of Saturday's rallies, Schoep told Al Jazeera that the events marked the far right's "first major street action" [...]