By regaining public ownership of natural resources and focusing on social programs, the Morales administration has achieved record growth despite the recession.
This Central American country tops the Happy Planet Index.
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.
Working to abolish nuclear weapons.
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.
What the president said, what he left out, and what we can still do to promote peace.
Ten years later, the protests of 1999 are still having an impact.
From the Boston Tea Party perpetrators to Civil Rights activists, the people who have made our world through direct action have been treated as dangerous, even if they are revered when their radical acts are at a safe distance.
WTO+10: Before 1999, the momentum of globalization seemed to sweep everything in front of it, including the truth. But in Seattle, ordinary women and men made truth real with collective action.