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Voices From The Anti-Austerity Movement That Changed Spain

HuffPost Spain | Nicholas Miriello | Posted 05.19.2016 | World

Five years ago, as a member of Juventud Sin Futuro (Youth Without Future), Pablo Padilla marched alongside thousands of protestors to the Puerta del S...

Small Electric Yerevan Spark -- A Big Challenge for the Armenian Government

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics
St. Gallen Symposium

What is specific to Electric Yerevan is that the protests were not led by any political leader, from either the ruling or opposition parties. It was a purely social movement led by young people and joined by the senior generation.

From the Front Lines of Ferguson: A Community Organizer Explains How People of Faith Can Help

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 10.21.2014 | Religion
Sarah Cunningham

I had the chance to interview Wes Lathrop, the Department Directer of Power, as he worked on the front lines of Ferguson. POWER is an affiliate of The PICO National Network, the largest faith-based community organizing organization in the country.

Think Again: The Tea Party's Forebears Are a Cavalcade of 'Rich People's Movements'

Eric Alterman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Eric Alterman

The anti-tax movement has been revived time and again over the course of the last century.

Transform or Get Left Behind

Gary Hart | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
Gary Hart

The younger generation's reaction to conservative-led stalemate is to consider our government irrelevant. That's a big mistake. You may not be interested in politics, but politics is interested in you.

Creating Movements and Cause Marketing Dreams Can Come True

Mark Horvath | Posted 12.28.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

When I started I had a dream that to change the story of homelessness and get people into housing we would need to partner with new people and reach new stakeholders.

Bonnie Kavoussi

Occupy Wall Street: The Beginning Of A Movement? | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.03.2011 | Business

"Occupy Wall Street" may be the beginning of a major social movement, but its ultimate impact will depend on the group's ability to produce a focused ...

Alastair Crooke: The Ex-Spy Who Stepped Into the Cold

Hussein Ibish, Ph.D. | Posted 09.30.2011 | World
Hussein Ibish, Ph.D.

In recent years Alastair Crooke has emerged as the leading Western champion of Arab and Muslim extremists and anti-Western regimes. His brainchild, Conflicts Forum, therefore, does not seek to resolve conflicts but rather exacerbates them.

Christina Wilkie

WATCH: 'No Labels' Group Wants Any Deal At All | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The "No Labels" movement descended upon Washington on Monday complete with about 45 protesters, who staged a 20-minute protest on the Ca...

Hell With Congress -- We Need a Movement!

Bill Moyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Moyer

Change was never going to originate in Washington, D.C. Change is always catalyzed by social movements. The legitimate anger that animates the Tea Partiers may be misplaced, but most of us share their outrage at the system.

Non-Voters Expected To Be Majority Again

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It may be the " tea party" movement that is fueling the great political outpouring this year, but it is an even greater grouping -- those who don't vo...