In the face of an onslaught of big money in campaigns and elections, ordinary Americans are finding ways to take back their democracy.
Corporate-funded groups like ALEC are urging state legislatures to pass resolutions calling for a constitutional convention to adopt a "Balanced Budget Amendment" and more. Those groups are getting closer. Here's more about the lay of the land.
The chipper cheddarheads who showed up at the Iowa State Fair "Soapbox" to razz Scott Walker got a rude reception.
If you're a regular on the protest circuit, there's a pretty good chance that you've been sized up in what the cops call "threat assessment."
High school and middle school students walked out of class in Madison, Wisconsin on Monday and marched on the state capitol to demand justice for Tony Robinson, the young black man who was shot to death by Madison Police Officer Matthew Kenny on Friday evening, March 6.
Imagine if every school in our country was powered by clean, affordable, renewable energy.
“You look out your window and see people protesting, and then look at ‘Selma,’ and it looks similar”
In a landmark decision, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced that his administration will ban fracking in the state.
In the latest example of how consumers can pressure food companies to do the right thing, Stonyfield Farm became the second organic dairy company in five months to resign from the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA).
With Black Friday days away, Walmart workers and their allies are gearing up for what they predict will be the largest strike in the retailer's history.