Peace and Justice
A Student Uprising in Arizona
by Jeff BiggersApr 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 GimbelApr 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 FoytlinApr 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 AltschulerApr 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 LaMarcheApr 12, 2011
- It’s time to put the moral life back into our philanthropy and politics.
War Is Not Peace
by Christa HillstromApr 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 JacksonApr 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”
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 DodsonMar 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 WallersteinMar 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 BattersbyMar 08, 2011
- A long-excluded workforce finally gets the protections it deserves.
Civil Disobedience on Trial: Tim DeChristopher Convicted
by Brooke JarvisMar 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 ZunesFeb 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 GelderFeb 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 GustafsonFeb 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.