Telling inspiring stories of social change.
Birds on Wires Making Music
posted Dec 23, 2009
- Listen to Jarbas Agnelli’s beautiful melody inspired by a photo of birds sitting on electrical wires, using the exact location of the birds to determine the melody's notes.
What Will It Take?
posted Dec 17, 2009
- Sarah van Gelder discusses YES! Magazine's Winter 2010 issue on climate action.
Amy Goodman Reports from Copenhagen
by Brooke Jarvisposted Dec 16, 2009
- Video: Amy Goodman on ecological debt, massive marches, and the latest from "the Bella of the beast," the heart of the U.N. climate negotiations in Copenhagen.
Streaming Live From Copenhagen
posted Dec 16, 2009
- OneClimate.net streams live from the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen.
How the Seattle WTO Protests Changed the World
posted Dec 14, 2009
- Video: United Steelworkers remember the union role in taking on the WTO.
People, Power, and Climate Change
posted Dec 11, 2009
- Video: Why Sarah van Gelder believes we can still avert disaster.
Seattle's Climate Commitment
posted Dec 11, 2009
- Video: When the U.S. failed to ratify the Kyoto Protocol, the city of Seattle decided to adopt it on a municipal level. Richard Conlin, president of the Seattle City Council and a YES! board member, discusses what that has meant for the city.
Video: Youth Activists Crash Live Climate Denier Webcast
by Brooke Jarvisposted Dec 09, 2009
- A group of young activists took over the stage, telling Americans for Prosperity that real prosperity comes from clean energy.
Chimamanda Adichie on Why Stories Matter
posted Dec 09, 2009
- In this video of her speech, Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discusses the dangers of hearing only a single story about a person or place, and how stories can be used to empower and humanize people rather than to divide and emphasize differences.
The Mannahatta Project :: What Can New York's Past Teach About its Future?
posted Nov 20, 2009
- Eric Sanderson of the Mannahatta Project discusses his 10-year attempt to recreate pre-urban Manhattan—and what he's learned about modern sustainability in the process.
posted Nov 11, 2009
- NextStep Recycling saves computers from landfills--providing employment, education outreach and technology access to low-income residents in the process.
The Bomb in the Age of Obama
posted Nov 10, 2009
- Trailer for a 30-minute special by Kevin Sanders about the nuclear abolition movement.
Charter for Compassion
posted Nov 06, 2009
- Video: Ecumenical author Karen Armstrong wished for a Charter for Compassion, a yardstick for global empathy crafted from the input of tens of thousands of religious and secular people all over the world.
Nurturing Creative Thinkers
posted Oct 30, 2009
- In this entertaining talk, Sir Ken Robinson asserts that to get the best out of people, schools need to nurture creative thinkers rather than good workers.
Can We Reach 350?
posted Oct 23, 2009
- As expectations for action in Copenhagen diminish, activists are raising their voices. Amy Goodman interviews Bill McKibben, co-founder and director of 350.org, and Australian scientist Tim Flannery, chair of the Copenhagen Climate Council and author of The Weather Makers.