Telling inspiring stories of social change.
15 Years of Saying YES!
posted Jun 03, 2011
- Video: 15 years ago, YES! Magazine's founders wondered if, amidst the doom and gloom, there was a place for journalism about hope and possibility. They found their answer.
Mr. Colbert Goes to the FEC
by Brooke Jarvisposted May 18, 2011
- The satirist wants to form "a megaphone made of cash"—his own super PAC.
Sarah van Gelder: 15 Years of YES!
posted May 15, 2011
- Laura Flanders of GritTV interviews Sarah van Gelder, co-founder and executive editor of YES! Magazine.
The Adventures of a Stubborn Grandmother
posted May 06, 2011
- From StoryCorps, a funny, poignant interview between a strong-willed woman, her son, and her granddaughter.
Life With Poetry, But No Parole
by Spoon Jacksonposted May 06, 2011
- Locked up for life, prisoner poet Spoon Jackson discovered life as a "melody that flowed like free verse."
How to Fight Fracking and Win
posted Apr 26, 2011
- What started as one couple's fight against gas drilling in their local park grew into a campaign to save more than 700,000 acres of Pennsylvania forest.
You Can’t Ignore Me Any Longer
posted Apr 14, 2011
- Street artist JR brings art to improbable places, creating projects that force us to really see each other.
Wadah Khanfar: Hope for the Arab World
posted Mar 15, 2011
- Video: The head of Al Jazeera shares his hope for the Arab world's new future—and how we can all help it grow.
Finding Creativity in Our Frenzied World
posted Mar 14, 2011
- Video: John Cleese on how to let your tortoise mind come out to play.
An Oasis in a Food Desert
posted Mar 09, 2011
- Video: In West Oakland, a community cooperative is providing an alternative to fast food and packaged snacks.
The Story of Citizens United
posted Mar 01, 2011
- Annie Leonard's new film asks: Why have corporations gotten so powerful? And what can we do about it?
US Uncut: How to Do Your Own Bail-In
posted Feb 24, 2011
- Advice from UK Uncut: Bringing an uncut protest to your town is easy.
We Are Wisconsin
posted Feb 23, 2011
- Video: Meet the people making history in Wisconsin.
“This is a Peaceful Protest”
posted Feb 21, 2011
- Video: What's it like in the Wisconsin capitol?
Egypt's Revolution: Behind the Scenes
posted Feb 18, 2011
- Al Jazeera reports on the years of organizing that underpinned Egypt's "spontaneous" uprising.