The explosion of labor action in Chinese citie is bearing political fruit: Guangdong is working on a set of reforms to give muscle to collective-bargaining laws that have thus far existed mostly on paper.
As civil society groups try to figure out where they fit into Haiti's quest for "development," movements for workers' rights are emerging as a counterweight to the aid agencies often associated with oppressive neo-imperialism.
While their brethren parade to Capitol Hill, three bankers are pioneering new ways to invest in forest preservation, invent disruptive technologies for a clean energy system, and create a price on carbon.
Government leaders, business executives, NGO directors, and foundations have been asking me to help them instigate a revolution. Here is my advice to all of you on how to get started in just six months.
We need more of the kind of education Arizona's recent education law seems intent on suppressing. One of its not-so-veiled targets is "critical thinking," a code for subversion to some on the sectarian fringe.
On Sunday, March 21, 2010, I participated in the Left Forum in New York City. I was a featured panelist at the event, speaking about the current economic crisis and the role Unions are playing in getting economy back on the right track.