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Students for a Democratic Society is reborn, working with veteran activists to build movements for today.
Since 2001, tens of thousands have been gathering at World Social Forums. The United States has been slow to catch on, but on June 27, it finally happened.
The YES! editors worked closely with members of the Strategic Corporate Initiative (SCI) in producing this issue. Here is background on SCI and a link to their full report.
Barnstead resident Gail Darrell joined forces with Selectmen Gordon Preston, left, and Jack O’Neil to protect the town’s water. While on assignment in Barnstead, Boston photographer Channing Johnson explored the backroads with Gail. They frequently missed turns while chatting about sustainability and social justice in rural New England.
The Best Alternatives to Corporate Power
A finance minister, a mother, a union president, a pastor, and others in the surprising range of people resisting corporate power.
Water, forests, and other natural “commons” provide the necessities of life. Shared stories, music, and knowledge enliven our cultures. Today, corporations are trying to enclose these and other commons—or externalize their costs onto them. But a movement is gaining momentum to protect our commons for generations to come.
Putting Citizens in Charge of Democracy