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Breakthrough Communities: Lessons from Pennsauken, N.J. Breakthrough Communities: Lessons from Pennsauken, N.J.
by M. Paloma Pavel
M. Paloma Pavel, founder of Breakthrough Communities and president of Earth House Center, shares tips for intentional integration in your community.
From Disaster Aid to Solidarity From Disaster Aid to Solidarity
by Beverly Bell
How can concerned foreigners help Haiti recover while respecting the needs and desires of those who live there?
Pray the Devil Back to Hell :: Film Trailer Pray the Devil Back to Hell :: Film Trailer
In the face of the civil wars wrecking their country, a small group of courageous Liberian women banded together to advocate peace.
Crude :: Film Trailer Crude :: Film Trailer
What is the real price of oil? This 2009 documentary investigates the $27 billion class action environmental lawsuit against Chevron for pollution.
On the Road to Detroit: How to Get to the U.S. Social Forum 2010 On the Road to Detroit: How to Get to the U.S. Social Forum 2010
Are you thinking about going to the U.S. Social Forum this year? Here are some tips on how to get there.
Discussion Guide: America: The Remix Discussion Guide: America: The Remix
by Ashlee Green
Includes article summaries and questions to spark your discussion around the YES! Magazine multiracial America issue.
Fighting Like Hell Fighting Like Hell
by Beverly Bell
Haiti has a long history of exploitation, but an equally long history of powerful resistance.
Resource Guide for a Multiracial America Resource Guide for a Multiracial America
by Berit Anderson
Here are some groups, campaigns, media sources and organizations to help you learn more about the multiracial experience and growing movements across the country. Pick one (or 10) that interest you and get involved yourself!
Quote: President Barack Obama Quote: President Barack Obama
A quote from President Barack Obama, from the America: The Remix issue of YES! Magazine. Download it here.
A Victory for Haiti A Victory for Haiti
by Hayley Hathaway
How an international, grassroots mobilization helped spur the G7's decision to cancel Haiti's onerous foreign debt.
Time to Tax Financial Speculation Time to Tax Financial Speculation
by Sarah Anderson
Activists, celebrities, and business leaders are uniting behind a proposal that would discourage speculative gambling.
A Call to Bring the World Together… A Call to Bring the World Together…
Video: Since its November 2009 launch, over 36,000 people have affirmed the Charter for Compassion, a project that sprouted from author Karen Armstrong's TED speech. Based on the Golden Rule, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you," the charter is a result of public input from 150,000 religious and secular people worldwide.
A Green and Fair Recovery A Green and Fair Recovery
by Yvonne Liu
If equity factors prominently into the equation, an expanded green economy has tremendous potential to positively transform our communities, sustain the environment, and lift the quality of all our lives. But this won’t happen by chance.
First "Corporate Person" Runs for Political Office First "Corporate Person" Runs for Political Office
by Brooke Jarvis
To show how ludicrous an idea is, sometimes you have to take it seriously.
Making Peace in South Asia: The Role of Citizens' Diplomacy Making Peace in South Asia: The Role of Citizens' Diplomacy
by Zia Mian
Tired of waiting for their governments to act, Indians and Pakistanis are uniting to find common ground and pathways to peace.
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