Dark Times Call For Brighter New Visions

By Staff, www.thenextsystem.org -

By Staff of The Next System Project - Our system is failing. Profound anger at a rigged system has led many voters to reach for something different – even if it means turning in a dangerous new [...]

‘Good Anthropocene’: Grassroots Initiatives Worldwide Show Path Forward

By Andrea Germanos, www.commondreams.org -

By Andrea Germanos for Common Dreams - You might want to head over to Seeds of a Good Anthropocene, a website developed by a team of international researchers to spotlight global initiatives or [...]

Global Warming And The Future Of Humanity

By C.J. Polychroniou, www.truth-out.org -

By C.J. Polychroniou for Truthout - In this exclusive interview for Truthout, two scholars, Noam Chomsky, one of the world's leading public intellectuals, and Graciela Chichilnisky, a renowned [...]

Inner Transition: An Introduction

By Stephen Hinton, www.localfutures.org -

By Stephen Hinton for Local Futures - I recently took up the challenge to talk about inner transition in the garden of an eco-village project in Värmland County, Sweden. A lot of sun, beautiful [...]

The Doomsday Clock Is About To Strike 12

By Noam Chomsky, www.tomdispatch.com -

By Noam Chomsky for Tom Dispatch - In January 2015, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists advanced its famous Doomsday Clock to three minutes before midnight, a threat level that had not been [...]

The Afterbern: What’s Next For The American Left?

By Salar Mohandesi, www.roarmag.org -

By Salar Mohandesi for ROAR Magazine - One of the most significant political stories of the year is the meteoric rise of a little-known, 74-year-old, self-proclaimed “democratic socialist” [...]

Don’t Sleep Through Revolution: A Graduation Message For Dark Age

By John W. Whitehead, www.rutherford.org -

By John W. Whitehead for The Rutherford Institute - Those coming of age today will face some of the greatest obstacles ever encountered by young people. They will find themselves overtaxed and [...]

Martin Luther King Jr. Had A Dream. We Can Make It Come True.

By Steven Shafarman, www.fusion.net -

By Steven Shafarman for Fusion - Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream and a plan. We hear about the dream every year on the holiday that honors his legacy, with replays of his 1963 speech: “that [...]

The Pitchforks Are Coming… For Us Plutocrats

By Nick Hanauer, www.politico.com -

You probably don’t know me, but like you I am one of those .01%ers, a proud and unapologetic capitalist. I have founded, co-founded and funded more than 30 companies across a range of [...]

Catalyzing Big Growth For Worker Co-ops

By Hilary Abell, www.geo.coop -

Today, corporate profits are at an all-time high and employee wages are at their lowest ever as a percent of GDP.i Worker cooperatives embody the hope that we can reverse the downward spiral in [...]

Activism Gives Hope, Energy And Direction

By Maude Barlow, www.rabble.ca -

Maude Barlow received an Honorary Doctor of Laws from York University in Toronto yesterday morning. Here are her speaking notes for the Convocation ceremony. Chancellor Gregory Sorbara, [...]

A New Environmentalism For An Unfractured Future

By Sandra Steingraber, www.commondreams.org -

I would like to begin by quoting from comments made yesterday by Angela Knight, a former Conservative MP in Britain. As a reaction to the recent elections here in Brussels, Ms. Knight said, [...]