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Signs of Life :: Sit-In Keeps Factory Open
by Laura Kaliebe
Workers at the Des Plaines, Illinois, Hartmarx factory voted to stage a sit-in this June against banking giant Wells Fargo.
Signs of Life :: Act Two for Clean Water
by Madeline Ostrander
The U.S. Senate may be poised to undo a Bush-era policy that undercut protection of the nation’s waterways.
Signs of Life :: Tribes Approve Same-Sex Marriage
by Heather Purser
Same-sex marriage is not legal in Oregon, but an Oregon tribe has exercised its sovereignty to recognize same-sex marriages on its 10-square-mile reservation.
Signs of Life :: Cities Eat Local
by Jessica Bell
Increasing numbers of U.S. cities are looking to lessen their climate impact by growing and eating local food.
Signs of Life :: Legal Settlements Protect Voters
by Susie Shutts
Organizations in Ohio, Missouri, and elsewhere are correcting problems that prevented thousands of people from voting in recent elections.
Signs of Life :: Amazon Tribes Win Against Big Oil
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
In the Amazon rainforests of Peru and Ecuador, indigenous groups are on the front lines of the climate change battle.
Signs of Life :: Small Stories About Big Change
Health Care Déjà Vu
by Brooke Jarvis
Can health care reform that does not build on the universal right to health care be successful?
Mourning a Health Care Champion Mourning a Health Care Champion
by Brooke Jarvis
Ted Kennedy never stopped fighting to make health care in this nation what it already was in his eyes: a universal, fundamental right of all Americans.
Upgrading the Way We Do Politics
by Sandy Heierbacher
Is it really democracy without space for dialogue and deliberation? How to cut through the yelling and get something done.
Theme Guide :: Learn as You Go
YES! discovers education that can actually prepare us for the demands of our time. Here’s how we can learn the skills to take on environmental and economic challenges, build resilient communities, and create good lives for ourselves and our loved ones.
Theme Guide :: Learn as You Go
YES! discovers education that can actually prepare us for the demands of our time. Here’s how we can learn the skills to take on environmental and economic challenges, build resilient communities, and create good lives for ourselves and our loved ones.
Higher Education
by John Taylor Gatto
12 Things You Might Not Have Learned in a Classroom
The Page That Counts :: Fall 2009
Age of oldest human being on record: 122; Age of longest-lived mollusk on record, a quahog clam: 400+; Approximate age of Methuselah Pine, the world's oldest-known living tree: 4,600+
Soil, Seeds, Salt: Education Brought Down to Earth
by Madhu Suri Prakash
For thousands of young people bored by the irrelevance of what they are learning and moved by the desire to eat food that heals rather than sickens, the message to become the change they wish to see in the world now has the awakening and compelling ring of truth and conviction.