How Power Works

By Chris Hedges, -

By Chris Hedges for Truth Dig - Heather Ann Thompson’s book “Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy” is a detailed study of the inner workings of America. The [...]

We Must Understand Corporate Power To Fight It

By Chris Hedges, -

By Chris Hedges for Truth Dig - In the winter of 1941, a Jewish gravedigger from Chelmo, the western province of Poland, appeared in Warsaw and desperately sought a meeting with Jewish [...]

American Power Under Challenge

By Noam Chomsky, -

By Noam Chomsky for The Huffington Post and The Dispatch - When we ask “Who rules the world?” we commonly adopt the standard convention that the actors in world affairs are states, primarily the [...]

Dark Money Review: Nazi Oil, Koch Brothers And Rightwing Revolution

By Charles Kaiser, -

By Charles Kaiser for The Guardian - Lots of American industrialists have skeletons in the family closet. Charles and David Koch, however, are in a league of their own. The father of these famous [...]

Why Protest Someone Who Agrees With You? Here’s Why.

By Matt Baume, -

By Matt Baume in The Huffington Post - Whether it's taking over government offices, or shutting down Wall Street or infiltrating TV shows to force a confrontation, sometimes political protests [...]

Black Woman Artist Poses Nude At Former NYC Slave Trading Sites

By Black Girl With Long Hair, -

By Black Girl With Long Hair - As a time traveler I’m very invested in the past and our future. I see myself, the people who built this city and country as one. They deserve so much recognition [...]

Bree Newsome Took A Stand, Will You?

By Jennifer Farmer, -

By Jennifer Farmer in Alternet - Newsome bravely scaled a pole at the South Carolina State Capitol and removed the confederate flag from state grounds. While many of us bemoaned the display of [...]

The Recipe For A Municipal Movement

By Guerilla Translation, -

Municipal Recipes is a documentary about how we’ve gotten to this point, where citizens from new political subjectivities are experimenting with organisational models in order to manage [...]

Gyrocopter Pilot Flew For Reform, Might Land In Prison

By Medea Benjamin, -

Doug: It's as unlikely as my flight. No, it won't work as planned. Just like my flight--a lot of things after take-off did not go as planned and I had to improvise along the way. Some of my plans [...]

Turning Fear Into Power: An Interview With Linda Sartor

By Stephanie Van Hook, -

Linda Sartor is not afraid to die. Dedicated to nonviolence, she spent 10 years after September 11, 2001 traveling to conflict zones throughout the world as an unarmed peacekeeper, with roles [...]

Local Communities Are Taking Control Of Their Power Supply

By Evan Halper, -

Sonoma County, which enticed Americans to forsake factory-made food for artisan wines and farmers market produce, now wants consumers to reconsider another everyday commodity. New on the menu: [...]