People Power

Vincent Harding: Let Us Dance
by Vincent Harding
The civil rights leader’s reflections on his 80th birthday.
Keeping Faith With Peace
by Valerie Schloredt
On the anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Jesuit Priest Bill Bichsel talks about why he went to prison for a future without nuclear weapons.
How The Impossible Becomes Ordinary
by Rebecca Solnit
Hope requires care and feeding. Rebecca Solnit on how she keeps it alive.
A Poet Rewrites the War on Drugs
by Madhu Suri Prakash
After the death of his son, poet Javier Sicilia gave voice to the anguish of the Mexican people—and started a powerful movement of moral indignation against the senseless slaughter of the war on drugs.
The Bookstore After Borders: Protecting Creativity from Consolidation
by Stacy Mitchell
From books to music, why retail consolidation is bad news for creativity—and what can be done about it.
Making Change Happen: A Three-Fold Strategy
by David Korten
To turn the human course, change the framing story, create a new reality, and change the rules.
Reinventing Cleveland
One of the poorest cities in the nation is reinvesting in itself with a model for a localized economy.
The Hour of Sunlight
From would-be terrorist to peace activist, Sami al Jundi tells the story of how prison changed his life.
Philadelphians Paint the Town
How art healed and united troubled communities in the City of Brotherly Love.
A Meditation on Revolution
by Bert Sacks
From Tel Aviv to Baghdad, a lifelong peace activist remembers why true transformation comes from the power of nonviolence.
Game Changers in Global AIDS Fight
by William Minter
New studies and successes show we have an opportunity to turn back this deadly epidemic.
“This Is What Hope Looks Like”
by Tim DeChristopher
During his sentencing, activist Tim DeChristopher had the opportunity to speak, at length, to the court. This is what he said.
The Courage to Stop Pretending: Tim DeChristopher Sentenced
by Brooke Jarvis
Can going to jail be a happier choice than turning a blind eye to climate injustice?
Every Great Social Movement
by David Korten
When ordinary people reject the cultural stories that limit their possibilities and bind them to servitude, the course of history turns.
People We Love: Caressa Cameron
by Oliver Lazenby
Miss America raises awareness about HIV.