After 28 years as a primary care physician in the U.S., Dr. Ken Fabert traveled to New Zealand to see what patients and doctors think of their single-payer system.
How one man's choice to live car-free brought him more in touch with his neighbors, his community, and himself.
By changing their measurement of progress, Marylanders can see for themselves whether chasing the benefits of continued economic growth is worth the costs.
Cuban doctors and artists–on the ground in Haiti even before the earthquake–are helping survivors heal.
Commentary: The student loan program had become a classic case of socializing the risk and privatizing the profits. New legislation lets students skip the corporate middlemen.
Why do we prefer to talk about religion, fight over it, even kill for it—everything but live it?
At Rising S.T.A.R.S. Male Academy in urban Atlanta, Walter Davis uses "real talk" and literature to teach middle school boys of color how to be excellent students and emerge as successful young men. This is Walter's story.
The journey through Holy Week is a journey “out of Egypt,” because it frees us from the practices and stereotypes that keep us from moving toward a more positive future. But we are never completely free until we work together for loving community and just practices.
With a briefcase and a motorcycle, a banker in India gets poor communities on their feet—and, in the process, blurs the lines between finance and community organizing.
Designers of the new "City Rain" believe that it can.
Churches are rediscovering their role as community centers, helping to relocalize and revitalize struggling communities.
In medicine, it's a time-honored tactic to obtain a second opinion if the diagnosis is unclear or if the therapy isn't working. Physician Ken Fabert went to New Zealand to experience another possible way of providing health care to America's uninsured.
Do children need a pile of wrapped toys in order to know that their family and friends are delighted and honored that they share this lifetime with us? Somewhere in our consumer culture, we have confused material items with expressions of love.
The popular musician got his start—and his inspiration—using songs to help kids confront prejudice.
Sarah van Gelder discusses "America: The Remix," YES! Magazine's Spring 2010 issue.