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Breaking the Grip of the Fossil Fuel Economy: If It Can Happen in Appalachia, It Can Happen Anywhere

Coal production is gradually leaving Appalachia—having already extracted much of the region's natural wealth. Local people are figuring out how to build a new economy based on shared vision and community knowledge. If transition can happen here, it can change the debate everywhere.

These Young People Are Pioneering Appalachia's Post-Coal Economy

The Appalachian Transition Fellows are young people who will spend this year building diverse job opportunities in the coal-country counties that need them most.

These Women-Run Co-ops Push Back Against the “Feminization of Poverty”

Two-thirds of the country’s low-wage workers are women. That’s why they stand to benefit the most from greater equity in and control of the workplace.

Worker-Owned Co-ops Get $1 Million in NYC Spending

New York City's newly approved budget allocates $1.2 million for developing and supporting worker-owned cooperative businesses.


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Money and Life: The Bright Side of the Money Crisis

Is this “the most exciting time to be alive in human history”? The economists and scientists interviewed in this film think so, and the reasons are all about the chance to create a more fair and sustainable global economy.

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Americans at Work photo courtesy of Global Oneness Project

James Baldwin’s Turkish Decade

Sedat Pakay’s disarming photos of James Baldwin during his time in Turkey show a side of the great writer most of us have never seen.

Tribute to Guy Clark

The Storm is Passing Over ...

... and other inspiration while putting together the Spring 2013 issue of YES!

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Ken Burns’ Dust Bowl

The new documentary will bring you inside one of the worst manmade disasters of all time in powerful detail.


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