Get Up Stand Up

Abby Zimet

Reggae icon Bob Marley died 30 years ago today at just 36, but his light shines on. Timothy White's Catch A Fire, reportedly the best book about him,  here; his 10 most politically memorable songs here.


We know things are bad. We know it's worth the fight.

You are part of a strong and vibrant community of thinkers and doers who believe another world is possible. Alone we are weak. Together we can make a difference. At Common Dreams, we don't look away from the world—we are not afraid—our mission is to document those doing wrong and galvanize those doing good. But we can't do it alone. It doesn't work that way. We need you. We have now launched our annual Summer Campaign. Can you pitch in today?

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