In a year when civil rights activists were being gunned down and African Americans risked their lives if they attempted to vote, sharecroppers, maids, and small business owners from the grassroots of Mississippi organized the Freedom Democratic Party and took on the power structure of the United States.
Most Recent Articles - YES!
Ten years ago, the day NAFTA went into effect, indigenous people of Chiapas launched a rebellion against the death sentence they believed the new trade agreement represented. The Zapatistas later went on to spark a global movement
An interview with Ernst Ulrich von Weizsaecker - Why is “inclusive capitalism” on its way out and what can civil society do to resurrect democracy and economic justice? A member of the German parliment reflects on the possibilities
Nearly all activists use the Internet for e-mail and websites. But only a few have begun to harness the full power of the emerging networked world.
New Faces, New Projects
Ancient stories tell of a time when the peoples of the world are reunited and their gifts bring a new world into being. Might this healing process already be underway?
One School's Remarkable No-Ritalin Approach to Helping Children Learn and Succeed