Meet The 1%: “Giants: The Global Power Elite”

By Marc Eliot Stein, World Beyond War. -

Peter Phillips, professor of Political Sociology at Sonoma State University and media researcher for Project Censored and Media Freedom Foundation, presented a summary of his groundbreaking new [...]

The Search For A New Politics

By Cliff DuRand, Truthout. -

For the last four decades, political discourse has been dominated by the ideas of neoliberalism. This ideology has been promoted by elites to direct public policy not only in the US, but [...]

Report: Inaugural People’s Congress Of Resistance

By Staff, -

By Peoples Congress of Resistance. Washington, DC - On Sept. 16-17, the People’s Congress of Resistance movement was inaugurated with a mass convening of grassroots organizers and front line [...]

How US Legal System Prevents Community Self-Governance

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By Staff of CELDF - In 2015, residents of several rural Ohio counties watched in shock as Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted unilaterally removed citizen-sponsored initiatives from county [...]

How To Make City Budgets Racially Just

By Paulina Phelps, -

By Paulina Phelps for Yes Magazine. The amount of money spent on hiring sworn law enforcement officers to patrol public schools shot up nearly 40 percent between 1997 and 2009, despite the fact [...]

Habitat III: Stronger Urban Future Based On Right To The City

By Mike Herd, -

By Mike Herd for The Guardian. All the major global challenges – climate change, the economy, inequality, the very future of democracy – will be solved in cities. If nations want to succeed with [...]

15 Indigenous Struggles You Need To Know About

By Intercontinentnal Cry, -

By Intercontinental Cry Magazine. Despite making up a tiny fraction of the world's population, Indigenous Peoples hold ancestral rights to some 65 percent of the planet. This poignant fact speaks [...]

Internet Undergoes ‘Biggest Change In A Generation’

By Lauren McCauley, -

By Lauren McCauley for Commondreams. Though Republican lawmakers have painted this moment in Internet history as 'doomsday,' and rallied a last ditch-effort to block it, at midnight on Saturday [...]

It’s Time To Declare War On Climate Change

By Jon Queally, -

By Jon Queally in EcoWatch. In a new piece published Monday in The New Republic, the co-founder of the global climate action group said there is simply no more time to waste and that a [...]

Post-Capitalism: Rise Of The Collaborative Commons

By Christopher J. Dew, -

Ironically, the operating principles of the capitalist marketplace are bringing us ever closer to this very state, while simultaneously the relevance of the competitive market is progressively [...]

We The People Have A Few New Ideas About Governance

By Kosmos Staff, -

It might surprise you to know that most states do not emphasize civic education, which includes learning about citizenship, law, and governance. So it is not surprising many US citizens believe [...]