Libyan People to Americans: “This Is Not the Behavior of Our Islam”
Sep 13, 2012
- Photo Essay: Amid the noise of escalating violence, Benghazi citizens speak for themselves: “This does not represent us.”
Yard Work Unplugged: Scything’s Quiet Comeback
by Doug PibelSep 07, 2012
- Photo Essay: Cut the grass—and the noise—with this rare opportunity to see YES! staffers work up a sweat!
YES! Music Picks: Fall 2012
Aug 01, 2012
- Musical inspiration while putting out the Fall 2012 issue.
Quote: Eduardo Galeano
Aug 01, 2012
- A quote from Eduardo Galeano, from It's Your Body, the Fall 2012 issue of YES! Magazine. Download it here.
Bidder 70: The Tim DeChristopher Story
by Samantha HerndonAug 01, 2012
- Last year, climate activist Tim DeChristopher went to jail for bidding $1.7 million (that he didn't have) to save 22,000 acres of public land from corporate extraction.
Minnesota’s Ground Zero for Unjust Evictions
Jul 18, 2012
- A glitch in PNC Bank’s online payment system meant the Cruz family’s home fell into foreclosure, putting it at the center of a committed community stand-off.
Inside America’s Worst Toxic Waste Cover-Up
by Valerie SchloredtJul 18, 2012
- Film Review: The Big Fix exposes BP’s efforts to minimize awareness of North America’s biggest oil spill.
A Pastor, a Rabbi, and an Imam Walk Into a Book ...
by Jenn CarretoJul 04, 2012
- In "Religion Gone Astray," three leaders—and friends—from different religions take on violence, exclusivity, gender inequality, and homophobia in some of their scriptures' most controversial verses. What they discovered surprised them.
The Achilles' Heel of the American Dream
by Sean BurnsJun 28, 2012
- Book Review: “Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power” profiles the radical, working-class movements of the '60s and '70s—a guide for transformation today.
One Day On Earth
Jun 15, 2012
- What does a given moment look like on the other side of the globe? A new documentary captures a single day in every country on Earth.
Photos from YES! Magazine's 2nd Annual Celebration of People Power
Jun 08, 2012
- On Wednesday, Alice Walker, Frances Moore Lappé, Makana, and Puanani Burgess joined hundreds of YES! readers in Seattle to celebrate our power to build the world we want. Here are a few photos from that incredible evening.
Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth
Jun 04, 2012
- How the poet, activist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author has changed the world with her words.
You Can’t Ban History
May 31, 2012
- An artist's response to Arizona's ban on ethnic studies.
Pete Seeger: Forever Young
May 16, 2012
- You’re never too old to change the world.
Yes, the Climate is Changing
May 10, 2012
- Video: People around the world show how climate change is already affecting their lives.
The creative spirit, and how it moves us.