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Human Rights

Dignity and freedom for all.

Domestic Workers Win Bill of Rights Domestic Workers Win Bill of Rights
by Caitlin Battersby
A long-excluded workforce finally gets the protections it deserves.
Civil Disobedience on Trial: Tim DeChristopher Convicted Civil Disobedience on Trial: Tim DeChristopher Convicted
by Brooke Jarvis
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 Lessons and Signs of Hope Amidst the Carnage in Libya
by Stephen Zunes
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 YES! We Can Reinvent a Failed Prison System
by Sarah van Gelder
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 In Egypt, Something Rare and Remarkable
by Katherine Gustafson
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.
Danny Glover: The Black Power Mixtape Danny Glover: The Black Power Mixtape
Amy Goodman sits down with Danny Glover at the Sundance Film Festival to talk about his new documentary, The Black Power Mixtape.
Shifting Sands: Jewish Women Confront the Israeli Occupation Shifting Sands: Jewish Women Confront the Israeli Occupation
by Linda Frank
14 women find their voice in this collection of essays.
Cancún: Changing the Climate Conversation Cancún: Changing the Climate Conversation
by Madeline Ostrander
Seven years ago, activists in Cancún started a powerful international movement. How can climate justice advocates have the same impact?
Working in the Shadows Working in the Shadows
by Carlos Jimenez
A year undercover in the jobs most Americans won't do.
At Climate Talks, an Answer Grows Outside At Climate Talks, an Answer Grows Outside
by Luis A. Ubiñas
In Mexico, communities own and manage their own forests, a proven method for reducing deforestation.
Teen Bullying: It’s Up to Us Teen Bullying: It’s Up to Us
by Benjamin A. Talarico
Why one gay teen is motivated to support the teenage victims of homophobic bullying.
Get “Ruined” Get “Ruined”
Video: Go behind the scenes of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer-prize winning play.
Episcopal Church Works on Same-Sex Blessings Episcopal Church Works on Same-Sex Blessings
by Tiffany Ran
The birth of a new rite for gay and lesbian couples.
Why I Have Hope for Haiti Why I Have Hope for Haiti
by Beverly Bell
When people ask me, as they do all the time, “Is there any cause for hope in Haiti?” I answer yes.
Trick-or-Treat, In Reverse Trick-or-Treat, In Reverse
by Christa Hillstrom
This Halloween, a new breed of activists is coming to your door: They’re costumed, committed, and about four and a half feet tall.
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