The lesson is clear, whether learned by grassroots movements in Switzerland or elsewhere: Without a vision, the people perish. We don’t need to build our political identities around what we’re against. It’s time we align our tactics, strategies, and organizing approaches with a positive, common sense vision that inspires us.
Sustained demonstrations in Ecuador got the government to back down—at least for now.
A Green New Deal will require trillions of dollars of investment. But the government doesn’t actually need to put up all the cash — we can make corporations pay.
"I am all for trade. But I am not for 'free trade,' because it’s a bad idea and bad policy." - Walden Bello
Savage cuts in social services have put county councils in crisis.
In America today, three people control as much wealth as the bottom half of us. So, are we stuck in this deadly spiral toward ever greater concentration of economic power? No, we can do better. We know we can because some of us already are. Worldwide, one in 10 employed people works in a co-op; and 1 billion in 96 countries are members of coops.