Peace and Justice
A Fair Trade iPad? How Apple Could Change the Industry's Game
by Heidi BruceMay 01, 2012
- This year's public outcry against Apple and Foxconn factory conditions might finally point electronics production in a fairer direction.
Rabbi Steven Greenberg: Advocate for Acceptance
by Shannan StollMay 01, 2012
- Bringing personal warmth and serious scholarship to advocacy for marriage equality in Orthodox Judaism.
In Japan, a Mothers’ Movement Against Nuclear Power
by Heidi HutnerApr 25, 2012
- The Fukushima disaster has brought a powerful new demographic to Japan’s anti-nuclear movement: mothers.
Stand Your Ground to Stop the Violence
by Sarah van GelderMar 27, 2012
- What can be done to stop needless violence like the killing of Trayvon Martin?
Occupy’s Front Line Moves to the Front Lawn
by Laura GottesdienerMar 19, 2012
- Closing down banks and holding up families, the fight against unjust foreclosures takes off.
Let It Not Happen Again
by Clarence MoriwakiFeb 17, 2012
- Reflections on the 70th anniversary of Japanese American incarcerations.
Don't Be Stupid, Cupid: How to Show Your Love Responsibly
by Annie LeonardFeb 13, 2012
- Annie Leonard: What classic Valentine's gifts are linked to exploitation—and what can you do about it?
Juliana Rotich: A Map App for Crises
by Lindsay KuceraFeb 01, 2012
- From Kenya, an open-source solution for navigating chaos.
Deepak Bhargava: A Voice for the Grassroots Inside the Beltway
by Lynsi BurtonJan 17, 2012
- The YES! Breakthrough 15: Expanding the American Dream to include people left behind by economic inequality.
After the Quake: Haiti's Slow Road to Healing
by Rachel HarmonJan 13, 2012
- Photo Essay: Two years later, poverty, corruption, and health crises persist. But so does hope.
The (Remote-Controlled) War at Home
by Valerie SchloredtJan 12, 2012
- One in three military aircraft is now a drone. How activists are trying to bring the moral implications of drone warfare to light.
Lucas Benitez: Dignity in the Fields
by Frances Moore LappeJan 03, 2012
- The YES! Breakthrough 15: In the tomato fields of Florida, fighting for our most exploited farm workers.
Taking on the Trade Laws of the 1 Percent
by John Cavanagh, Robin BroadDec 21, 2011
- A protest at the World Bank supported El Salvador’s attempts to put human rights above corporate rights.
Civil Rights Curriculum
by Jing FongDec 21, 2011
- In 1942, Fred Korematsu was arrested and convicted for refusing to go with other Japanese Americans to incarceration camps mandated under President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Executive Order No. 9066. The Fred T. Korematsu Institute for Civil Rights and Education shares lesson plans, videos, and other classroom resources to teach students the importance of speaking up for civil rights for all.
New Rights for California’s Undocumented
by Jen HortonDec 16, 2011
- A handful of new laws this autumn will strengthen civil rights, improve access to education, and protect jobs for the state’s undocumented immigrants.