by Jing FongOct 25, 2011
- GLSEN's campaign ThinkB4YouSpeak helps straight teens understand why "that's so gay" and other common slurs may be unintentional but hurtful to their Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) classmates.
Weathering Walker's Storm: Staying Positive in Wisconsin
by Jean AbreuOct 25, 2011
- Jean Abreu talks candidly about Wisconsin Governor Walker's legislation, and how her school community in Wisconsin pulled together to protect what they worked so hard to create.
Occupy Wall Street
by Jing FongOct 25, 2011
- Resources from YES! Magazine and NY Times Learning Network will familiarize your students with Occupy Wall Street.
Women Farmers Feed the World
by Christa HillstromOct 22, 2011
- In Africa, women’s resistance to the new Green Revolution shows that the question of agricultural sustainability is also a question of equality.
Montana Looks North for Health Care That Works
by Rebecca LeisherOct 21, 2011
- To create universal care, Governor Brian Schweitzer is taking a hint from Saskatchewan—where the people live longer and it costs less, too.
A Jubilee for Student Debt?
by Ellen BrownOct 20, 2011
- Some—including Wall Street protesters—say relieving students of nearly a trillion dollars in loans will help the rest of us, too. Ellen Brown asks, could it really work?
How Occupy Wall Street Became Occupy Everywhere
by Nathan SchneiderOct 19, 2011
- The birth of a movement in action: What started as an idea has turned into strongholds of protest all over the world.
A Movement to Make Our Leaders Listen
by Jonathan Matthew SmuckerOct 18, 2011
- When old ladies in Iowa share the same concerns as kids on the street in Manhattan, it’s time those in power took note.
Why the Occupy Movement Stands Apart
Oct 17, 2011
- Now’s the time for the 99%: Sarah van Gelder talks to PBS’ NewsHour about the power of the growing movement.
Inside Occupy Wall Street’s Nearly Last Night
by Olivia RosaneOct 15, 2011
- What was it like to be in Zuccotti Park in the hours before the owners’ planned eviction of protesters?
10 Ways to Support the Occupy Movement
by Sarah van GelderOct 14, 2011
- There are many things you can do to be part of this growing movement—and only some of them involve sleeping outside.
Turning Occupation into Lasting Change
by Thomas Linzey, Jeff ReifmanOct 14, 2011
- Is the Occupy movement an opportunity to transform the legal structures that give corporations their power over the rest of us?
The 99 Percent: Why We Protest
Oct 13, 2011
- Video: Thousands of ordinary people have shown up from all around the country to support #OccupyWallStreet. Who are they?
Gold or Water: The Fight Goes on in El Salvador
by Robin Broad, John CavanaghOct 10, 2011
- With the eyes of the world on mass protests against corporate control of governments, El Salvador debates a new ban on gold mining.
What Can Stop the One Percent?
by Naomi KleinOct 10, 2011
- Naomi Klein: There’s only one thing that can block the wish list of the one percent, and it’s a very big thing: the rest of us.