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A Student Uprising in Arizona
by Jeff Biggersposted Apr 27, 2011
- In Tucson, lawmakers want to cut ethnic studies programs. But they'll have to unchain these students first.
The Refugee Child Photographers
by V. Noah Gimbelposted Apr 26, 2011
- How photography training and disposable cameras are giving young Palestinian refugees something new—a voice.
A Message from the Gulf: It’s Not Over
by Cherri Foytlinposted Apr 20, 2011
- A year after the BP oil spill, Cherri Foytlin walked 1,243 miles to send a message: this disaster is far from over.
Immigrant Youth Movement Takes a Civil Rights Lesson
by Daniel Altschulerposted Apr 19, 2011
- How young immigrant activists are learning from the the civil rights campaigners who came before them.
The Moral Case for Change
by Gara LaMarcheposted Apr 12, 2011
- It’s time to put the moral life back into our philanthropy and politics.
War Is Not Peace
by Christa Hillstromposted Apr 08, 2011
- For decades, School of the Americas Watch founder Father Roy Bourgeois has argued that embracing militarism will never bring us the security we seek. But he thinks he knows what will.
10 Everyday Acts of Resistance That Changed the World
by Steve Crawshaw, John Jacksonposted Apr 01, 2011
- Václav Havel called it “the power of the powerless.” How regular people, from Denmark to Liberia, have stood up to power—and won.
“Our Family Isn't So Different”
posted Mar 22, 2011
- Video: The 19-year-old son of two women testifies eloquently against Iowa's effort to ban same-sex marriage.
The Moral Underground: How Ordinary Americans Subvert an Unfair Economy
by Lisa Dodsonposted Mar 18, 2011
- All around you are everyday heroes who refuse to be complicit in the economic mistreatment of other people.
The Wind of Change—In the Arab World and Beyond
by Immanuel Wallersteinposted Mar 08, 2011
- Lessons from revolutions past: How the rest of us will need to adapt to changing geopolitics.
Domestic Workers Win Bill of Rights
by Caitlin Battersbyposted Mar 08, 2011
- A long-excluded workforce finally gets the protections it deserves.
Civil Disobedience on Trial: Tim DeChristopher Convicted
by Brooke Jarvisposted Mar 03, 2011
- How does the United States try cases of civil disobedience? Activist Tim DeChristopher on how much has changed since the founding fathers.
Lessons and Signs of Hope Amidst the Carnage in Libya
by Stephen Zunesposted Feb 25, 2011
- Gaddafi's violence is backfiring as many of those who work for his regime—from pilots to soldiers to diplomats—are refusing to continue.
YES! We Can Reinvent a Failed Prison System
by Sarah van Gelderposted Feb 16, 2011
- YES! Magazine's summer issue will grapple with how to solve the U.S.'s prison problem. Here's a look at what we're planning—and a chance to share your ideas.
In Egypt, Something Rare and Remarkable
by Katherine Gustafsonposted Feb 10, 2011
- From Cairo, a first-person account of the way Egyptians supported and protected one another during the historic protests that led to the departure of President Hosni Mubarak.