Jeremy Adam Smith looks at his community in San Francisco for clues about what an American supportive of gay families will look like.
14 posts from April 2009
South End Press author Scott Kellogg offers some urban sustainability ideas.
In his second piece for his Observation Post series, Philip C. Winslow discusses two recent attacks on the arts in Jenin.
Patricia Gozemba looks at the "gathering storm" and sees some encouraging signs for LGBT equality.
A look at recent media appearances by Beacon Press authors.
Steven I. Apfelbaum checks in from Stone Prairie Farm as springtime brings green plants, blossoms, and wildlife to the prairie.
For Poetry Month, Sonia Sanchez shares a poem from her forthcoming collection of haiku.
On the birthday of Anne Sullivan Macy, Kim Nielsen explores the many reasons she chose to write a book about the woman best known as the teacher of Helen Keller.
A look at some interesting sightings on the web.
Beacon Associate Publisher Tom Hallock looks at how publishers and booksellers can help raise awareness of genocide.
Philip Winslow, in the first dispatch for his new Observation Post column for Beacon Broadside, remembers his experiences in Sierra Leone as sentences are handed down for three war criminals.
A statement regarding recent cancellations of events featuring Beacon Press author Bill Ayers.
Susan Campbell discusses the shame-based fundamentalism of her childhood and how she learned to let go.
With a record number of Americans on Food Stamps, Mark Winne looks at a food system where we have one food system for the poor and near poor and one for everyone else.