How a community art program in Haiti is empowering young people to express their hope for a better future.
How does the United States try cases of civil disobedience? Defendant Tim DeChristopher on how much has changed since the founding fathers.
Phyllis Bennis: Bureaucratic defeat within the United Nations security council might lead to diplomatic victory for those seeking to end Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories.
Gaddafi’s violence is backfiring as many of those who work for his regime—from pilots to soldiers to diplomats—are refusing to continue.
Phyllis Bennis on why Libya differs from other pro-democracy uprisings in the region.
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.
It all begins with food: How to restore the health and wealth of inner-city communities.
An American organizer on Egypt’s lessons in people power.
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.
The nation is grieving after yet another fatal mass shooting. Aren’t there ways to curb this ongoing national tragedy?
The documentary “Waiting for Superman” has stirred up conversation and debate about one of our nation’s biggest concerns—the state of public education. A follow-up campaign is under way to fix education. NOT Waiting for Superman, initiated by Rethinking Schools, says the film got the message all wrong.
Those who were expecting a quick victory in Egypt are no doubt disappointed, but successful People Power movements of recent decades have usually been protracted struggles.
If we made children our top priority, would we create a better world? The Centre for Child Honouring and Voices [Education Project] are helping create peaceful, sustainable societies.
Egypt lies on the fault lines of the convergence of global ecological, energy, and economic crises—and thus, on the frontlines of deepening global system failure.
Could 2011 be to the Arab world what 1989 was to Eastern Europe?