Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

Protests rss

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Let’s end corruption – starting with Wall Street

As the #OccupyWallStreet protests continue to grow, bankers must be held to account for their ill-gotten gains.
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How #OccupyWallStreet Is Evolving and Gaining Power

How the anti-corporate protests have evolved into the populist force now sweeping the nation.
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Five Things That #OccupyWallStreet Has Done Right

They were predicted to be a flash in the pan. So why are the anti-Wall Street occupations growing?
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Soul of a Citizen: A Review

Paul Rogat Loeb's well-regarded 1999 book on activism is out in a revised and updated edition.

Heating Up Climate Action

This fall is becoming a breakthrough season for the emerging social movement for climate justice.
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The “Battle in Seattle” at Ten

Did the 1999 protests against the World Trade Organization actually make a difference?
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Pranksters Fixing the World

With a new film, the Yes Men carry forth their gonzo brand of anti-corporate activism.
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Climate Disobedience

Deciding the time has come for direct action to stop global warming.
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The Impact of the “Battle In Seattle”

The 1999 protests against the WTO were dramatic enough to inspire a new feature film, but did they actually make a difference?
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There Is an Alternative to Corporate Rule

All over the world, truly democratic approaches are bubbling up from the grassroots.