Modern slavery and human trafficking is one of the fastest growing criminal industries and one of the biggest human rights crises today, according to the United Nations.
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.