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Our Democracy Is Dying

Marianne Williamson | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics
Marianne Williamson

In case anybody hasn't noticed, democracy in America is dying now. This isn't an overstatement; it's a fact. Corporate interests dominate our politics so much at this point that our government, for all intents and purposes, is merely its handmaiden. Whatever Wall Street wants, Wall Street gets. Corporatism is the new order of the day.

After Detroit: A Suggestion for The After Party

Michael Goldstein | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Michael Goldstein

Occupy Wall Street and U.S. Uncut announced that founding members of those groups would be launching The After Party on May 2. As of the announcement, The After Party's website was already up, with a powerful Manifesto and appealing Platform.

All Is Not Lost: 12 Theses on the Way Forward

Michael Goldstein | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics
Michael Goldstein

Circumstances demand that we come forward with a long-term vision for becoming masters of our collective fate and a strategy for achieving that vision, rather than reactively lurching from election to election, war to war, crisis to crisis.

'I Punched A Window Over A Typo'

Posted 07.02.2013 | Books

Excerpted from THE ART OF WAGING PEACE: A Strategic Approach to Improving Our Lives and the World by Paul K. Chappell ($21, Prospecta Press) When I...

Democracy's Pulse in Egypt

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 07.19.2012 | World
Howard Steven Friedman

Egypt has gone through great changes in a short period of time. It shocked the world when the protests, known here as the 25 January Revolution, overthrew the Mubarak regime. Now Egyptians and foreigners alike are eagerly anticipating the next steps.

Is Tahrir Square the End of Al Qaeda?

Mark Juergensmeyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Juergensmeyer

The peaceful protesters in Egypt's Tahrir Square succeeded where years of jihadi bloodshed have not produced a single political change. This is a profound anti-jihadi lesson -- it would seem God is really on the side of the people.

Peaceful Revolution: Blood Money or Wall Street Bonuses? Pres. Obama, Get Your Signing Pen Ready

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

While Wall Street rails against restrictions on executive salary bonuses, families are suffering. Some moms are selling their blood plasma to put food on the table.

Peaceful Revolution: Getting to the Truth

Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson

We've read a number of studies that talk about how it's not uncommon for managers at large organizations to "fly under the radar" with their own pro-employee, results-oriented work culture.

Peaceful Revolution: The Kitchen Table

Elizabeth Cox | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Cox

With many facing the worst economic crisis in a generation, there is no better time to open up communications with your loved one than now.