Peace and Justice
Bolivia Elects Latin America's First Indigenous President

American global justice activist Juliette Beck was in Cochabamba for Bolivia's historic election, and she sends this report on an event the new president-elect has dubbed "a victory for the global community."

Shelter from the Storm: an interview with Reverend Lee T. Wesley

For the Reverend Lee T. Wesley, whose Baton Rouge congregation helped shelter 500 displaced New Orleans residents, the flood washed up more than the detritus of a city. The receding waters revealed hard truths about poverty and racism.

Reaching for Higher Ground: an interview with Russell Henderson

No-bid contracts. “Opportunity” zones. Massive federal spending. Big decisions are being made about the Gulf region, but what do residents and evacuees want? YES! editor Sarah van Gelder asked Russell Henderson, a resident of New Orleans and a convener of the Rebuild Louisiana Coalition.