Symbiosis: A New North American Grassroots Political Network

By Symbiosis, ROAR Magazine -

On January 7, Symbiosis released a launch statement announcing the Congress in Detroit from September 18-22 of this year., initially signed by 14 organizations. “Over the course of the past [...]

New North American Political Network Emerges From The Grassroots

By Symbiosis, Popular Resistance -

Symbiosis, an expanding network of revolutionary organizers and local initiatives, is assembling a confederation of democratic community institutions across North America. This project has been [...]

The Palestinian People Are As Unified As Hamas And Fatah Are Obsolete

By Miko Peled, Mintpressnews.com -

JERUSALEM, PALESTINE – Among the myths that cover the reality in Palestine is the one that says Palestinians have no leadership, no unified message, and that the Hamas-Fatah divide represents the [...]

Grassroots Organizing Leads To Success In Oakland

By Staff, www.publicbankinginstitute.org -

By Staff of Public Banking Institution - Last Tuesday ,Oakland City Council approved the $100,000 feasibility study for the Public Bank of Oakland, putting that city on track to create its own [...]

Grassroots Movements Bring Fresh Air To Democracies: Analyst

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Staff of Tele Sur - According to Bianchi, from the Latin American Network for Political Innovation, the situation in Ecuador is critical, as a right-wing banker Guillermo Lasso faces a [...]

Reason, Creativity And Freedom: The Communalist Model

By Eleanor Finley, www.roarmag.org -

By Eleanor Finley for ROAR Magazine - In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election, devastating images and memories of the First and Second World Wars flood our minds. Anti-rationalism, racialized [...]

Citizens Getting Justice Done

By Staff, www.blog.nader.org -

By Staff of The Nader Page - Far from the corrosive political circus unfolding in Washington, DC, local citizen groups are improving conditions for the people in their own backyards. Although [...]

What Grassroots Organizing By Women During Reagan Teach For Trump

By Elizabeth Schulte, www.socialistworker.org -

By Elizabeth Schulte for Socialist Worker - AN ANTI-abortion Republican in the White House, the U.S. Supreme Court within one vote of overturning Roe v. Wade, and anti-choice zealots attacking [...]

A Practical Guide For Resisting White House Agenda

By Indivisible Against Trump, www.popularresistance.org -

By Indivisible Aganist rump. NOTE: The information below was written by former Congressional staffers who consider themselves to be progressive. It provides insight into how to pressure your [...]

‘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 [...]

Behind Today’s Breakthrough Advocacy Campaigns

By Tom Liacas and Jason Mogus, www.ssir.org -

By Tom Liacas and Jason Mogus for SSIR - It’s not easy being a systems-busting campaigner these days. Competition for funding is intense, attention spans have shriveled (especially among [...]

Grassroots Women’s Response To Climate Change

By Kahea Pacheco and Melinda Kramer, www.earthisland.org -

By Kahea Pacheco and Melinda Kramer in Earth Island - In an event hall in the small village of Sirsi, on the edge of the Western Ghats in the Indian state of Karnataka, more than a hundred women [...]

The Refugee Crisis: Where Governments Fail, Grassroots Prevail

By Michaela Whitton, www.theantimedia.org and By Andrew Butler, www.filmsforaction.org -

By Michaela Whitton in The Anti-Media and by Andrew Butler in Films For Action - Discussing the refugee crisis, the activist was frank: “Global displacement is a direct result of foreign policy [...]

Organizing Or Mobilizing?

By Gibrán Rivera, www.interactioninstitute.org -

By Gibrán Rivera in Interaction Institute - Organizers… Bring people together, they organize people to address whatever emerges as the people’s priorities. The organizers focus on listening, [...]

Questioning Consensus

By L.A. Kauffman, www.berkeleyjournal.org -

Proponents make broad claims for consensus process. They argue that it is intrinsically more democratic than other methods, and that it fosters radical transformation, both within movements and [...]

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