Celebration and solidarity as hundreds of tribes unite behind the Standing Rock Sioux’s opposition to the Dakota Access pipeline.
Sarah van Gelder
Sarah is co-founder and editor at large of YES! Magazine. Sarah writes articles and conducts interviews for YES! Magazine, and speaks regularly about solutions journalism, grassroots innovations, and social change movements. She is the editor of several books and is writing another. Follow her on twitter @sarahvangelder.
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When we take the time to connect, we make our communities more resilient and compassionate, and maybe we find the courage to defeat racism.
When we live connected to a community, we are more likely to become champions for one another, not just for ourselves.
The one thing we can count on is change. But what will make that change inclusive and sustainable instead of violent and fascistic?
Five ways to build on the momentum of the Bernie Sanders campaign and transform American politics in ways his supporters envisioned.
In every community I visited, I found people working hard to lay a different foundation for our society.
Our next president must be someone who understands the science of climate change and can build a clean energy future.
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Author Florence Williams and her daughter discovered they had high levels of toxins—like flame retardants—in their bodies. Getting rid of the chemicals was harder than they expected.
The Turtle Mountain Band was among the first tribes to ban the drilling process. Here’s the difference it made.
The TPP makes the rights of companies sacrosanct, and that includes the right to mine. But what about the rights of people who live in the way of proposed mining sites?