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Changing the Course of Dyslexia Changing the Course of Dyslexia
by Bob Broudo
President and headmaster Bob Broudo of Landmark School passionately believes that we have a civic responsibility to help students with language-based learning disabilities discover who they are as learners and how they can learn.
A Fair Trade iPad? How Apple Could Change the Industry's Game A Fair Trade iPad? How Apple Could Change the Industry's Game
by Heidi Bruce
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 Rabbi Steven Greenberg: Advocate for Acceptance
by Shannan Stoll
Bringing personal warmth and serious scholarship to advocacy for marriage equality in Orthodox Judaism.
In Japan, a Mothers’ Movement Against Nuclear Power In Japan, a Mothers’ Movement Against Nuclear Power
by Heidi Hutner
The Fukushima disaster has brought a powerful new demographic to Japan’s anti-nuclear movement: mothers.
Stand Your Ground to Stop the Violence Stand Your Ground to Stop the Violence
by Sarah van Gelder
What can be done to stop needless violence like the killing of Trayvon Martin?
Occupy’s Front Line Moves to the Front Lawn Occupy’s Front Line Moves to the Front Lawn
by Laura Gottesdiener
Closing down banks and holding up families, the fight against unjust foreclosures takes off.
Let It Not Happen Again Let It Not Happen Again
by Clarence Moriwaki
Reflections on the 70th anniversary of Japanese American incarcerations.
Don't Be Stupid, Cupid: How to Show Your Love Responsibly Don't Be Stupid, Cupid: How to Show Your Love Responsibly
by Annie Leonard
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 Juliana Rotich: A Map App for Crises
by Lindsay Kucera
From Kenya, an open-source solution for navigating chaos.
Deepak Bhargava: A Voice for the Grassroots Inside the Beltway Deepak Bhargava: A Voice for the Grassroots Inside the Beltway
by Lynsi Burton
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 After the Quake: Haiti's Slow Road to Healing
by Rachel Harmon
Photo Essay: Two years later, poverty, corruption, and health crises persist. But so does hope.
The (Remote-Controlled) War at Home The (Remote-Controlled) War at Home
by Valerie Schloredt
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 Lucas Benitez: Dignity in the Fields
by Frances Moore Lappé
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 Taking on the Trade Laws of the 1 Percent
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
A protest at the World Bank supported El Salvador’s attempts to put human rights above corporate rights.
Curriculum & Resources: Civil Rights Curriculum Curriculum & Resources: Civil Rights Curriculum
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.
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