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Smith & Wesson 442 and Glock 21 guns on display. May 2012 (AP Photo/The Grand Rapids Press, Cory Morse)
June 13, 2014 | Perspectives

Take action now to require sane and responsible gun ownership. Continue reading

John Oliver discussing Net neutrality on "Last Week Tonight"
June 2, 2014 | Perspectives

“The cable companies have figured out the great truth of America: If you want to do something evil, put it inside something boring.” Continue reading

FCC Headquarters
Updated July 16, 2014 | On Democracy

Speak up. You have a chance to tell both President Obama and the FCC what you think, so that the will of the people, not the power of money and predatory interests, is heard.
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In this Jan. 19, 2012 file photo, smoke rises in this time exposure image from the stacks of the La Cygne Generating Station coal-fired power plant in La Cygne, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, Filr)
April 24, 2014 | Take Action

See resources for individuals and organizations looking to sell their shares in polluting industries and reinvest in companies committed to climate change solutions. Continue reading

Avaaz joins with other US advocacy groups to deliver more than a million signatures for a free and democratic internet to the FCC in Washington using a giant digital counter on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. (Kevin Wolf/AP Images for Avaaz)
Updated April 30, 2014 | Activism

As powerful media organizations and the government threaten to stifle free speech, a coalition of activists is fighting for your right to connect and communicate. Continue reading

Activists rally for a constitutional amendment overturning the Citizens United Supreme Court decision on Friday, January 21, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Flickr/ Brendan Hoffman)
Updated April 4, 2014 | Activism

Groups like Public Citizen, Common Cause, Rootstrikers and many, many others are working to combat corruption and protect our right to vote. Continue reading

Diane Ravitch
March 28, 2014 | Blog

We asked education historian Diane Ravitch what she hopes people will do after watching this week’s show. Here’s what she had to say. Continue reading

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February 7, 2014 | Activism

These groups are part of a global movement to stop climate change and save the planet. Continue reading

Michael Bishop displays one of the flags he flies upside down on his property in Douglass, Texas, because it's "in distress," he says. Photo: Tara Lohan.
January 22, 2014 | Activism

The Southern leg of the controversial pipeline opened for business today, but landowners like Michael Bishop and others in its 485-mile path through Oklahoma and Texas aren’t happy about it. Continue reading

Farmworkers with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers said they welcomed Wal-Mart to its Fair Food Program since no other company has the market strength and consumer reach it has when it comes to selling produce.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
January 22, 2014 | Blog

These organizations are all worth watching as they fight for a fairer economy. Continue reading

Wires hanging from the sky
January 15, 2014 | Blog

A DC circuit court has killed net neutrality. If the outcry is large enough, the FCC may take a stand. Continue reading

Walmart Protests
November 29, 2013 | Blog

Across the country, retail workers are protesting the low pay that’s helping drag down the recovery. Continue reading

Annie Leonard.
November 4, 2013 | Activism

A new short film from the creator of The Story of Stuff examines the path to a less wasteful economy and a more sustainable future. Continue reading

Hope Lifebelt at  COP16
September 27, 2013

Find out what Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace International’s executive director, recommends you do to curb climate change and secure the future for the next generation. Continue reading

(AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
September 26, 2013 | Blog

Here are some things you can do right now to forge a path toward a more democratic, equal and ecologically sustainable society. Continue reading

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