Shout "VIVA!" Anyhow: On Being Black at a Latino March
by Van JonesMay 04, 2006
- Van Jones marches in the San Francisco "Day Without Immigrants" demonstration on behalf of brown power, and muses about the current state of the black civil rights movement.
In Iraq: A Place To Be Human, First
by Bill WeinbergMay 03, 2006
- They don't like the occupation or the militias, and they aren't signing up for any political or religious faction. Instead, these Iraqis are claiming the space to live with their neighbors in peace.
What's Your Cultural Proficiency?
by The Cultural Proficiency GroupMay 03, 2006
- A tool to assess how you and the groups you work with respond to difference.
Can Soap Operas Save the World?
by Carol EstesMay 02, 2006
- In some battle-fatigued areas, soap operas have become a path to healing.
Picking Up the Pieces
by Miriam Axel-LuteApr 16, 2006
- Housing groups find extra strength to serve communities in Gulf Coast after Katrina.
When the People Decide
by Doug PibelFeb 23, 2006
- Participative budgeting is a growing movement in Brazil.
Democracy: the (Re)Claiming of Democracy
by Doug PibelFeb 22, 2006
- In danger of losing their vote and voice, Americans are demanding a return to the founding principles.
A Remembrance of Coretta Scott King
by Rachel HardingFeb 22, 2006
- Coretta Scott King's role not only included her husband’s powerful, radical message of peace and justice, but also the long tradition of gracious and mighty women who provided the foundation of welcome, compassion, inclusivity, and speaking-truth-to-power.
Global Justice: Another U.S. Is Possible
by Tanya DawkinsFeb 21, 2006
- Organizers of the World Social Forum are planning for a localized conference on U.S. concerns in the summer of 2007. The conference will be held in Atlanta, GA.
Why the Next 10 Years Will Be Nothing Like the Last 10 Years
by Sarah van GelderFeb 21, 2006
- On YES! Magazine's 10th anniversary, we look at trends that are changing our culture, our relationship to the earth, and our sense of self.
Christians March on Guantanamo
by Elle McPhersonFeb 17, 2006
- A group calling itself "witness against torture" travels to Guantanamo to protest alleged torture of prisoners by the US government.
Greater Than the Tread of Mighty Armies: Nonviolent Peacekeeping
by Mel DuncanFeb 15, 2006
- Growing in sophistication over the past 10 years, nonviolent peacekeeping has saved thousands of lives. As the effectiveness of this approach to transform violent conflicts is demonstrated, the infrastructure to support this work expands.
Active Nonviolence: Heroes for an Unheroic Time
by Carol EstesFeb 08, 2006
- A nonviolent army stands fast, watching over human rights in the midst of conflict, a model of courageous peace.
Bolivia Cheers Its New President
by Juliette BeckJan 23, 2006
- Crowds cheer as Evo Morales is sworn in as the first indigenous president of Bolivia.
Bolivia Elects Latin America's First Indigenous President
by Juliette BeckDec 19, 2005
- American global justice activist Juliette Beck was in Cochabamba for this week's historic election, and she sends this report on an event the new president-elect has dubbed “a victory for the global community."