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Skid Row 'Mayor' On Mission To Improve Lives Of L.A. Homeless

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Skid Row resident and activist Jeff Page is L.A.'s only homeless public official. After his career as a rap promoter failed, Page landed on Skid Row a...

Interview With Max Keiser: China and Russia Don't Want to Finance American Debt Anymore

Max Keiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Max Keiser

Finance critic Max Kesier says China and Russia are interested in collapsing the US economy by rejecting the dollar.

The Abortion Addict

Carol Hoenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carol Hoenig

I could not understand how one woman made the decision to have fifteen abortions in as many years. As a pro-choice supporter, this disturbed me.

Dennis Brutus Dead: South African Poet And Activist Dies

AP | BY HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — South African poet and former political prisoner Dennis Brutus, who fought apartheid in words and deeds and remained an activist well...

Gorgeous Green Girls Compete to Win the Project Green Search Model Competition

Starre Vartan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Starre Vartan

From 125+ entries into the Project Green Search Model Competition, a top 10 have been picked to go to Los Angeles for the November 6th crowning of the...

A Good Week for Rivers

Lori Pottinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lori Pottinger

It's been a bad week for dams - and a very good one for the world's rivers. Here's to the activists in Australia and Mexico who fought so well to protect their rivers.

Violence On The Street: How To Be A Good Activist

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

There is a lot of anger on our streets these days, against healthcare, racism and Afghanistan, which made us consider what is most effective: resistan...

Teen Walks From Florida To DC To Raise Awareness For Homeless Kids

Huffington Post | Johanna Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

David Ashby, a 14 year old honor-roll student from central Florida, is planning to spend the summer walking the 1,100 miles from Orlando to Washington...

Obama and the Left, Part 432 (And Counting)

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

We need progressive groups in regular in-depth policy meetings with the administration, even if that means they have to soft-pedal their criticisms some of the time to keep that access.

"Once Again" in Darfur

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Wallis

"Never again" has turned into "once again," and history repeats itself with genocide in Darfur.

Philip Rizk, Gaza Activist, Freed In Cairo

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt released a German-Egyptian blogger arrested after protesting against the Gaza offensive but jailed three other pro-Palestinian act...

Retired Teacher Uses His Background to Appeal to Voters in Red Territory

Tiffany C. Kern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tiffany C. Kern

Interview with Mike Burtch Biography: Mike Burtch is a retired school teacher from Turlock, CA. After a life of working the campaign trails for city...

Denver - Your Protestors Should Be Greeted With Flowers!

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

At the very core of patriotism is the desire to preserve and enhance democracy. For true patriots - those who take their love of nation beyond the c...

A Look at Nelson Mandela's Legacy on His 90th Birthday

Charlie Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charlie Rose

2008-07-21-mandela.jpgTo mark the South African leader's life and legacy we talked to Rick Stengel who helped Mandela with his autobiography and Massachusetts Chief Justice Margaret Marshall who hails from South Africa.