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20 Activists Who Are Changing America

Peter Dreier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

You might not know it if your only source of information is the mainstream media, but there's a vibrant grassroots progressive movement winning victories, raising awareness and changing lives in every part of the country.

19 Young Activists Changing America

Bill Moyers | Posted 12.29.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Who are the young radicals and reformers among us now whose names may not be well-known to the general public, but whose activism is leading the country in a more progressive direction?

19 Activists Who Are Changing America

Peter Dreier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

You might not know it if your only source of information is the mainstream media, but there's a vibrant grassroots progressive movement winning victories, raising awareness and changing lives in every part of the country.

Before He Led National Movements, He Was One of the "Have Nots"

Rich Polt | Posted 11.08.2013 | Impact
Rich Polt

"I became an organizer because I was having some hard times and ended up at a soup kitchen in Southern Indiana. I eventually became a dishwasher at the kitchen. Three years later I was still working there...Most of the people that were in line were there when I first came in to eat."

Showdown on Wall Street and K Street

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Organizers believe that the recent victory on health care reform will help propel a similar movement to take on banking giants.

Spike in Chicago Foreclosures Speak to Need for Strong Consumer Protections

George Goehl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
George Goehl

If you ever needed convincing that we need a strong, independent consumer protection agency, the continuing foreclosure crisis should provide all the ...

The Next Populist Flashpoint? State Budget Shortfalls Meet Big Bank Bonuses

George Goehl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
George Goehl

Don't be surprised if state budget shortfalls become the next populist flashpoint in the U.S. Rising foreclosures and unemployment coupled with service cuts and furloughs will only raise the tension level in an already tense environment.