Sarah van Gelder’s Blog
YES! executive editor Sarah van Gelder writes about prospects for peace, health care breakthroughs, happiness, the next economy, and other topics.
How did a small protest in lower Manhattan go viral? With more than 50 cities involved, #OccupyWallStreet is already changing the debate.
Troy Davis’ last words before his execution on Wednesday night included this call: The tragedy of American capital punishment must come to an end.
How many times can a corporation break the law and continue to exist? Inside the fight to revoke Massey Energy’s corporate charter.
Targeting workers, the unemployed, and public services won't do it. Help us find the solutions that will.
Glenn Beck thinks the spread of anti-corporate protests is a little too convenient. But this is what happens when ordinary people discover their power.
YES! Magazine's summer issue will grapple with how to solve the U.S.'s prison problem. Here's a look at what we're planning—and a chance to share your ideas.
15 years ago, YES! co-founder Sarah van Gelder wrote this piece for the launch issue of YES! How well does it stand up in a world that is, if anything, more chaotic?
There was plenty of disappointment and hardship this year. But the year also brought opportunities for transformation.
The YES! editorial team is hard at work on our spring issue about animals. Here’s an advance look at what we're planning—and a chance to share your ideas.
Sure, lots of us are frustrated by the economy, the war, and lack of progress in Washington, D.C. But there’s too much at stake to stay home on election day.