A tribute to Dave Moore, an icon of the civil rights and labor movements, who passed away in fall of 2009 at the age of 97.
Five years ago, the Indian Ocean tsunami allowed resort developers in Thailand to push indigenous coastal communities off their land. Villages are fighting back—and winning legal rights to their homes.
Ajamu Baraka is the executive director of the U.S. Human Rights Network, a coalition of more than 250 human rights and social justice organizations working to hold the United States accountable to international human rights standards. YES! Magazine board member Tanya Dawkins talked to him about housing, direct action, and why human rights are relevant during the recession.
Reporting for children’s rights.
Delegates from developing nations are worried about the fairness of the COP-15 process after the leakage of an early negotiation text.
To combat terrorism, we should address the root causes of poverty, says former "economic hit man" John Perkins.
Eric Stoner responds to Stephen Zunes: Yes, nonviolent movements have achieved important democratic and political reforms. But if they fail to address the divide between rich and poor, are they really success stories?
The U.S. House of Representatives condemned a UN report accusing Israel of crimes against civilians during the war in Gaza. Though the House accused the report of a bias against Israel, the original version, by the Jewish South African judge Richard Goldstone, found evidence that both Israel and Hamas had committed war crimes.
Two especially promising solutions to racism are public reconciliation processes, like the one made famous in South Africa, and proactive racial impact planning and analysis now being employed widely in the United Kingdom.