Sarah van Gelder

The YES! executive editor writes about prospects for peace, health care breakthroughs, happiness, the next economy, and other topics.
9 Stories That Will Change Your World in 2013

2012 was a year of superstorms, mass shootings, debt strikes, and the most spendy election ever. Here’s how last year’s most important stories will shape 2013.

Climate Emergency Action Plan

We can still avoid a devastating climate crisis. But we’ll need a World War II-level mobilization. And we’ll need to stand up to Dirty Energy.

Why This May Day Matters

This year, the day is about occupying the space and the time to create a different world.

Troy Davis' Last Request

Troy Davis’ last words before his execution on Wednesday night included this call: The tragedy of American capital punishment must be brought to an end.

How Can We Solve the Jobs Crisis?

Targeting workers, the unemployed, and public services won’t do it. Help us find the solutions that will.