Paris Is Building The Eco-Community Of The Future Right Now. Here’s How.

By Sergio Grazia, Ensia.com -

May 23, 2018 — Every so often an environmentally friendly building gives us a glimpse of the low-carbon future so many climate plans envision. With the development of Clichy-Batignolles, the city [...]

Single-Payer Or Bust

By Adam Gaffney, Dissentmagazine.org -

In the 1960s, a struggle took place over the fate of healthcare in Canada. On one side, there were the proponents of the single-payer program called Medicare, like the stubborn Scottish-born [...]

June 26: The Internet Goes To Washington

By Staff, Battleforthenet.com -

On June 26th, small business owners and Internet users from across the country will meet directly with their House members in DC. Face-to-face meetings in the Capitol are one of the most [...]

Campaign For Net Neutrality Continues

By Fight For The Future, Medium.com -

Outside of Washington, DC, net neutrality is not a partisan issue. Poll after poll shows that the overwhelming majority of voters, including Republicans, Democrats, and Independents, oppose the [...]

Veterans Applaud Progress For Peace In North Korea

By Gerry Condon, Veterans for Peace -

Veterans For Peace congratulates the Korean people, who cried out for peace and unity, and we applaud their leaders, who listened and acted courageously.  The joint statement from the historic [...]

Climate Justice Advocates Planning Pressure On State And Local Governments

By Emily Southard, 350.org -

We often think of leadership as something elected officials and people in power embody. The truth is real leadership comes from the people, and the past week has proven that. On Friday, June [...]

Back When College Was Debt-Free

By Josh Hoxie, Inequality.org -

As May gives way to June, the last college grad ceremonies are wrapping up and the last parties are coming to a close. Now the job hunt for recent grads begins in earnest — with the looming [...]

#ParadigmShift Campaign Launched In NYC For Public Banking

By Staff, Publicbankinginstitute.org -

Activists from more than two dozen grassroots organizations including New Economy Project and Public Bank NYC took to the streets of Wall Street on Tuesday to launch a campaign for a NYC Public [...]

Statement Of Unity On The Upcoming U.S.-North Korea Summit

By Staff, Zoominkorea.org -

Since the historic April 27 summit between the leaders of North and South Korea at Panmunjom, longstanding tensions and war threats on the Korean peninsula have given way to the promise of peace [...]

Social Security Trustees Report Shows We Should Expand Retirement Benefits

By Monique Morrissey, Epi.org -

There’s no real news in the Social Security trustees report released this afternoon. We’re now a year closer to the date the trust fund will be exhausted, 2034 (same as last year’s projection), [...]

North Korea Has Taken Big Steps. Now It’s Trump’s Turn To Show Goodwill

By Medea Benjamin and Ann Wright, Theguardian.com -

Respect and reciprocity are key elements in Korean culture. During our recent trip to South Korea as part of an international women’s peace delegation, South Korean women complained that Donald [...]

Nationalizing The Banks Is A Popular Demand, So Let’s Demand It

By Glen Ford, blackagendareport.com -

I’m honored to be among the folks that Paul Street invited to think with him about what an “authentic” left would look like in the United States. It’s something that many of us think about all [...]

Burgerville Fight Revives The Wobblies, A Radical Union From Oregon’s Industrial Past

By Shane Dixon Kavanaugh, Oregonlive.com -

The Wobblies emerged more than a century ago, a revolutionary, anti-capitalist union that shook up the nation’s industrialists, including Oregon’s timber barons. Their political descendants no [...]

To Create True Sanctuary Cities, We Must End Racist Policing

By Reyna Wences and Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz, Truthout.org -

Cities across the US have enacted sanctuary measures to resist the Trump administration’s escalation of anti-immigrant policing, but most municipal sanctuary measures have a central weakness: [...]

The World’s First Zero Carbon Climate Conference Saved 71 819 Tonnes CO2

By We Don't Have Time, Medium.com -

The #WeDontHaveTime Climate Conference was totally emission and admission free and broadcast to a public global live audience on Earth Day April 22 2018. The event also marked the launch of the [...]