For the past two months, France has been in a state of agitation. A growing movement of workers has been engaged in protests and strikes which erupted in Paris and other cities in response to President Emmanuel Macron unilaterally raising the French retirement age from 62 to 64.
War, civil strife and resource limits in energy, water and food are increasingly undermining the ability of governments to control the territory and populations over which they claim authority.
As income inequality in Britain continues to rise, research conducted by a British think-tank found that executive salaries are 162 times higher than those of the average worker in the U.K.
During his Wednesday night interview with Jeremy Paxman on BBC Newsnight, comedian and actor Russell Brand said what no politician or pundit would ever dare say…
In June 2013, a series of large demonstrations throughout Brazil have shaken its main cities and political landscape.
We live an age of grievance and disillusionment.
As the nation awaits President Obama’s State of the Union address, Sandy LeonVest hosts an inspiring program on the essential nature of activism in our (failing) democracy and what is rapidly becoming the second “American Revolution.” She’s joined in this endeavor by Move to Amend founder David Cobb, and human rights activist and single-payer advocate Dr. Margaret Flowers (Physicians for a National Health Program or PNHP).