Peace and Justice
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.
Danny Glover: The Black Power Mixtape
Jan 28, 2011
- 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
by Linda FrankDec 21, 2010
- 14 women find their voice in this collection of essays.
Cancún: Changing the Climate Conversation
by Madeline OstranderDec 14, 2010
- Seven years ago, activists in Cancún started a powerful international movement. How can climate justice advocates have the same impact?
Working in the Shadows
by Carlos JimenezDec 13, 2010
- A year undercover in the jobs most Americans won't do.
At Climate Talks, an Answer Grows Outside
by Luis A. UbiñasDec 09, 2010
- In Mexico, communities own and manage their own forests, a proven method for reducing deforestation.
Teen Bullying: It’s Up to Us
by Benjamin A. TalaricoDec 02, 2010
- Why one gay teen is motivated to support the teenage victims of homophobic bullying.