People Power

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
With Black Friday now one week away, Walmart workers and their allies are gearing up for what they predict will be the largest strike in the retailer's history. Among the tens of thousands of people and hundreds of organizations that have vowed to support Walmart's low-wage workers are a growing number of voices from the climate justice movement,...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Ongoing protests in British Columbia to stop a tar sands pipeline project by...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Demonstrators march on Reforma Avenue in Mexico City. (Photo: Tomas Bravo/Reuters)
Seven weeks after disappearance of Ayotzinapa students, outpouring from poor...

Further

Fed up with Open Carry Texas freaks hauling assault rifles in with them to buy lunch, about 500 Texas musicians held the first Open Carry Guitar Rally, marching while packing a giddy array of instruments and singing a repertoire from Steve Earle to Outkast to Star-Spangled Banner. Part of a broader Guitars For Guns campaign - shades of Woody Guthrie - the event was perfect for Texas, one sage explained, where "a bizarre phallic obsession is just part of your DNA...The guitar obsessives are the...