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Glick: Fracking, Obama and the 2012 Debate
Feb 21, 2012
It is up to the climate movement and the movements against extreme energy extraction to speak up and take action loudly and clearly to force those who want to lead us to respond
Garcia: 15-M Movement Deepens Civil Disobedience
Feb 14, 2012
Spanish activists associated with the May 15 movement began a new campaign, Yo No Pago (I Don’t Pay), inviting fellow citizens to practice civil disobedience
Glick: More than Just the Climate Movement?
Oct 30, 2011
Let’s win one for our wounded Mother Earth and its people. Let’s have a massive turnout on November 6th
Grossman: Rise of the Planet of the People
Oct 28, 2011
Activism is a way to set our own agenda, instead of simply responding to crises
Glick: The Tar Sands Action
Sep 06, 2011
There was so much hope for the future in and around the two weeks of sitting-in and standing-in in front of the White House, August 20-September 3
Glick: Mass Movements in the U.S.
Aug 20, 2011
The climate movement has emerged over the last few years as a genuine mass popular movement that continues to grow and develop
Glick: Youth and Positive Social Change
Jun 30, 2011
The repercussions from this willingness to take on a big challenge, to risk failure, are continuing to reverberate
Guma: Mind Games
Jun 18, 2011
Are Cyberspace and Psychiatric Drugs Messing with Our Heads?
Guma: Unpacking the Reagan Myth
Jun 12, 2011
Calling forth “Dutch” Reagan is like bowing before a religious icon – part faith, part ritual
Guma: Obama’s Deficit Talk
Apr 21, 2011
Pundits are calling President Obama’s speech on deficit reduction a “defining moment” for liberals, meaning that they think he’s going the Clinton route, disappointing his Left flank to strike a deal, get the economy under control and secure a second term. But what did Obama actually say at George Washington University on Wednesday?
Golinger: Venezuelans Celebrate Democracy
Apr 16, 2011
This week, Venezuelans commemorated the 9-year anniversary of the failed coup d’etat that briefly ousted President Chavez from power and dissolved the nation’s democracy, installing a US-backed dictatorship. In an extraordinary turn of events, a popular uprising crushed the coup just hours later.
Guma: Vermont’s Progressive Era Turns 30
Mar 14, 2011
“It’s time for a change...real change.” That was Bernie Sanders’ slogan in his 1981 campaign for Burlington Mayor.
Grossman: Why Wisconsin?
Mar 07, 2011
The Spirit of Wisconsin has inspired millions of Americans, as labor protests in the state continue to confront union-busting Governor Scott Walker.
Glick: Appalachia Keeps Rising
Mar 03, 2011
Without question, one of the most rewarding organizing experiences I have ever been a part of was the “Appalachia Rising” mobilization in late September of last year.
Golinger: Obama & Vens Opposition
Feb 21, 2011
The US government is setting the terrain for the 2012 presidential elections in Venezuela.
Glick: Mass Action
Feb 14, 2011
I know very little about the ins and outs of the groups which have been organizing for democracy and justice for decades in Egypt. But I do know enough about revolutions...
Glick: The Third Force Idea
Jan 26, 2011
Several times in columns over the last year or so I have written about the need for a “third force,” a broad, independent and progressive united front.
Gordon: Israel's Assault on Human Rights
Jan 13, 2011
The ongoing delegitimization of those watchdogs of democracy—human rights NGOs, the press and public intellectuals—is leading Israel down a steep and slippery slope.
Golinger: Hugo Chavez
Jan 10, 2011
With so much misinformation circulating in different media outlets around the world about Venezuela and President Hugo Chavez, it's time to set the record straight.
Guma: Is Burlington for Sale?
Jan 09, 2011
Once upon a time a bold independent socialist named Bernie Sanders ran for mayor on the slogan “Burlington Is Not for Sale.”