Sarah van Gelder’s Blog
YES! executive editor Sarah van Gelder writes about prospects for peace, health care breakthroughs, happiness, the next economy, and other topics.
How to further tolerance and healing on this September 11th, an especially important time to speak up.
Detroit is known for its decay, violence, and gas-guzzling cars. With thousands of activists coming to town, will it also become known as a source of hope?
There's a growing movement to cancel Haiti's foreign debt as a way to return to the Haitian people the authority to rebuild their lives and their country.
The best options for helping the Haitian people recover from the devastating January 12 earthquake.
Corporations get still more powerful. A middle-class living slips away from millions. Climate change becomes deadly. War, and more war. Looking back on the '00s (uh ohs) and the nine trends that changed our world.
Leading climate justice groups are signaling that the extraordinary global climate movement that came together in Copenhangen is just the beginning.
"We the People" will have to act up if we want a global agreement that averts climate chaos.
Some say it was Ronald Reagan's toughness that forced down the wall. But detente between East and West and grassroots people's movements deserve the credit.
The apology to Native people passed by the Senate last week is a step towards reconciliation. But on this Columbus Day, let's be clear that an apology must be followed by action.
There's little time left to take on nuclear proliferation and climate chaos. Can the Nobel Peace Prize help President Obama to step up to these threats?