May 29, 2015 -
Why was the killing of an African-American man by a white police officer in a South Carolina city met with such a different response than similar tragedies in the North and Midwest? Camera footage made a difference, but so did the years-long building of a community of resistance.
June 18, 2013 -
In the wake of the NSA surveillance revelations, Gulf Coast advocate Cherri Foytlin considers her own experience of monitoring by federal authorities while pressing for justice from BP, part of a long history of U.S. spying on people's movements.
December 18, 2012 -
Managers bankrupted Irving, Texas-based Hostess and then -- when bakery workers struck, refusing another round of concessions -- blamed the workers for the company's decision to liquidate. What can workers do when a private-equity firm is driving a company into the ground?
August 1, 2012 -
Organizing projects underway in Nashville and Memphis bring together labor, community and faith groups to challenge a status quo that keeps the state and region near the bottom of the economic ladder.
January 16, 2012 -
In the final months of his life, Dr. King launched a Poor People's Campaign for economic justice with a familiar strategy: Occupying the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
January 2, 2012 -
As 2012 dawns, the protest that began in September against the "captains of finance" who nearly destroyed the nation's economy promises to shape the political dialogue in a crucial election year and steal some of the thunder from the corporate-sponsored Tea Party movement.
December 14, 2011 -
From sanitation workers in Greenville, N.C. to factory workers in China, members of the global 99% are standing up for their rights.