Corporate power is behind the politics of climate denial, Wall Street bailouts, union busting, and media consolidation, to name just a few. And policies advocated by the 1 percent are bankrupting the middle class. But real people have power, too. Here are some of their most successful strategies.
Rights Are For Real People
Where the infamous Citizens United Supreme Court decision came from and how to overturn it.
Lobbying's Big Payoff
For corporations, paying for policy is still the best investment around.
A Bold Win Against Big Oil
How people power stopped the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Nurses Mobilize For a Dose
of Financial Justice
Before there was Occupy, thousands of nurses were already taking on Wall Street to demand a financial transaction tax.
Single-Payer Success: Vermont Shows How to Cover Everyone
The state’s progressive health care model has already bolstered campaigns in more than 20 other places.
Revoke Their Charters
... and other legal tools to hold corporations accountable to our laws.
3 Things Everybody Knows—and Why They're Wrong
"Social security is broke," and other scare tactics.
The People's Media
Keeping freedom of speech alive on the Internet.
How Boulder Freed Its Electric Company
Citizens take over the power in a bid to kick coal.
A People's History of Robin Hood
For hundreds of years, he's fought tax injustice, tyranny, and the seizure of the commons. Why we still need him today.
Four Ways to Flex Our Electoral Muscles
What we can do right now to strengthen our democracy.
Watch Us Move Our Millions
Cities, churches, and universities take their money away from Wall Street.
8 Ways to De-Corporatize Your Money
Debit or credit? How to keep your money out of corporate clutches.
The Importance of Being Sassy
How Occupiers, pranksters, and artists speak louder than money.
Can There Be “Good” Corporations?
Instead of fighting corporations, reinvent them. When companies are owned by workers and the community—instead of Wall Street financiers—everything changes.