Thursday, December 8, 2022

Tag: Social Movements

New research shows the power of putting your opponent in a...

A study of 44 dilemma actions over the last 90 years examines the many benefits of creative protests for social movements.

Making our demands both practical and visionary

How social movements are employing the concept of the “non-reformist reform” to promote far-reaching change.

Like Biden’s bold moves on government spending? Thank social movements.

In spite of the rising popularity of concepts such as the “Overton Window,” the importance of grassroots organizing is still being underestimated.

Can social movements realign America’s political parties to win big change?

Groups such as Sunrise and Justice Democrats are reviving the old idea of realignment, with hopes of provoking new political transformations.

It’s a myth that presidents welcome movement pressure—and Biden is no...

Rather than directing constituents to take to the streets, it is far more common for elected officials to fear the disruptive possibilities of a mobilized base.

Democratic Party ‘leadership’ is upside down

Clearly, much of the Democratic Party’s momentum is now coming from the left. And many of the positions that the timeworn Democratic leadership has staked out are now being overrun.

A Model for Democracy at the Grassroots Level

A grassroots movement in Iowa is an uplifting example of organized people power in action taking back democracy. Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement is fighting the avarice and arrogance of big-money corporations.

The Arc of Justice Bends Like a Rainbow

The painful struggle by brave gay and lesbian activists along with the movement for equality arose from the Stonewall Inn in New York in 1969. And therefore the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling came out of the power of struggle.

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The Constitution as free-for-all, a la carte buffet

If this be not the worst subversion,/ Where's real career-ending perversion?

US to launch Squad, first solar electric city car

“Squad offers an affordable, secure, quick and sustainable solution for your daily mobility needs.”

100+ groups urge Congress to back Sanders’ Yemen War Powers Resolution

"In an effort to renew this truce and further incentivize Saudi Arabia to stay at the negotiating table, we urge you to bring the War Powers Resolutions to end U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led coalition's war on Yemen."

Winning Georgia Senate seat, Sen. Raphael Warnock overcomes GOP push

More than 48 percent of Georgians voted for Herschel Walker, showing Republican loyalty in a battleground state.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.