Brooke Jarvis' Blog
Brooke Jarvis is web editor of YES! Magazine.
100 days into the BP disaster, it's time to quit claiming that an economy based on fossil fuels is our only option.
A prank website is bringing France's colonial crimes into the spotlight.
In New York City, low-income people fighting for affordable housing are taking on the developers of vacant condo projects.
More and more people are recalculating the true price of coal and deciding it’s simply too high to pay.
To show how ludicrous an idea is, sometimes you have to take it seriously.
Concerned for the mental health of soldiers, Thomas Mahany wrote a letter asking President Obama to "deal with the cause, not just the effect" of war's trauma by bringing troops home.
Walk Score, a website that ranks the walkability of neighborhoods, now includes public transit in its rankings. Realtors say a good Walk Score rating adds major value to property listings.
Support for reform rebounds after a summer of widely-publicized misinformation campaigns.
Can reform that does not build on the universal right to health care be successful?
Ted Kennedy never stopped fighting to make health care in this nation what it already was in his eyes: a universal, fundamental right of all Americans.
On Medicare’s 44th birthday, we should be learning from its example. Instead, we’re trapped in the same cycle that almost destroyed it.
As Congressional negotiation heats up, what health care reforms can't be compromised?
What opponents of the "public option" are saying now.
Economists and small business leaders are stepping up their support for an option they say could save the economy.