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Watch: Rep. Pramila Jayapal on activism for America

Rep. Jayapal has laid out an ambitious goal for herself and her allies.

Activism is the only hope of restoring America’s democratic principles

If we commit to steadily amassing a people's movement – bigger and bolder than what the corporations and media deem possible or desirable – that movement can become the government.

The man in the bathtub, December 1, 1940

The 1930s were a rough time for all who labored... Or sought work.

New Yorkers #SwipeItForward to protest policing of fare-beating

This is easy. This is effective. And it’s legal. And this is a way for everyone to be an everyday activist.

Media Silent as Native Americans Successfully Halt Construction on Oil Pipeline

It’s the Keystone XL Pipeline all over again.

A More Relevant and Radical Democratic Platform? Sanders Brings Veteran Activists...

From Cornel West to Bill McKibben, Sanders picks some heavy-hitting social movement leaders for the Democratic National Committee.

5 Japanese-American Women Activists Left Out of U.S. History Books

A herstory lesson about five women whose World War II internment inspired them to action.

How A Small Town Won an Unlikely Victory Against Big Oil

A port commission vote against a proposed $1.2 billion oil refinery in a Washington town proves that the people still have a voice.

How Best to Train the Next Generation of Activists? Give Them...

Teaching kids to leave things better than they found them work not only on bedrooms and kitchens, but also on the world's bigger messes.

Growing Dissent: The Coming Year Of Protest

From human rights to existential threats like global warming and the loss of bio-diversity, as well kitchen table issues like income inequality and food security, progressive forces are aligning on the right side of history as they oppose both the global elite and the populist provincialism of far-right groups.

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Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous seeds

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

Anti-corporate protesters drown out Democratic Party Chair Tom Perez with chants of “liar!”

Fault lines in the party were on full display as the California Democratic Convention got off to a dramatic start.

GMO crops, bee-killing insecticides to be banned on Boulder County-owned land

“Let’s acknowledge: This is not an easy issue; it‘s not a simple one.”

Senators demand investigation into Attorney General Jeff Sessions

“AG Sessions didn’t just decide to recuse himself because he’s a nice guy."

Europe’s view of Trump

Anti-Trump sentiment is even stronger in Europe than it is in the U.S.

The impeachment trap: Be careful what you wish for

Trump is odious, but impeachment is dangerous – both for the Democrats and the progressive movement.

Donald Trump’s high crimes and misdemeanors

But what if Donald Trump were actually held responsible for real crimes?

Billionaires lay siege to state governments

While we're mesmerized by Trump, shady groups are pushing corporate-friendly legislation in statehouses all over the country.

Dems doom 2018 chances by labeling Trump a Russian puppet, not just another sleazy...

By the time the Trump nightmare is over in 2024, the country, like its by then water-logged coastlines, will be hard to recognize.

Trump campaign secretly communicated with Russians at least 18 times

Trump claims, “This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!”