Frustrated by the inability to get good internet, a rural village decided to dig a superfast connection in themselves.
Research and investigative journalism call into question the authenticity of – and actual public support for – recent protests demanding governments lift lockdowns and 'reopen' the US economy.
A community effort is creating do-it-yourself hand-washing stations for the homeless population in Los Angeles.
GetUp has notched many political victories since launching in 2005. Now, independents and conservatives are trying to replicate its approach to grassroots political participation.
In a country where less-than-democratic elites wield substantial power, bottom-up politics is still alive and well.
Self-organisation initiatives taken by slum residents across Africa can help urban development.
Rationality doesn't bring people together to make change happen – but powerful stories do.
Oxfam’s efforts to find solutions to the world's inequalities are welcome but its wrongful use of “human economy” and repackaging it as a concept from high up might do more harm than good.