According to conventional wisdom, psychologist Stanley Milgram's famous experiment revealed that human beings are hardwired to obey authority. But author Gina Perry looked at Milgram's data—and she's not convinced.
In Review: Books, Music, and Film
“Sometime in the course of the past decade I figured out that I needed to do more than write—if this fight was about power, then we who wanted change had to assemble some.”
Beyond the Affordable Care Act, the film explores how to make a healthier America.
Jake Bugg, a Tribute to John Denver, and Beethoven for Everyone.
Filmmaker Pratibha Parmar's presentation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s life will inspire you.
Why an African American marketing consultant and a white writer took a journey to explore the effects of slavery, racism, and privilege.
Long-distance running demands that athletes pace themselves and keep the future in mind. Might they have something to teach those who want to create a sustainable society?
In “Paradise Lot,” two residents of an inner city write about how they transformed less than an acre of their blighted yard into a thriving food forest full of mushrooms, gooseberries, silkworms, and more.
Pete Seeger, Steve Earle, Melodeego, and other inspiration while putting together the Summer 2013 issue of YES!
“The Seed Underground” is a love letter to the quiet revolutionaries who are saving our food heritage.
The new documentary will bring you inside one of the worst manmade disasters of all time in powerful detail.
Like growing vegetables from seed to harvest, overhauling the country's food system takes time.
Hurricane Sandy relief, benefits for U.S.-Mexico border crossers, and other musical inspiration while putting together the Spring 2013 issue.
Book Review: Killing by remote control is no game, peace activist Medea Benjamin argues in “Drone Warfare.” We know that drones kill civilians and inflame hatred against the United States—but can we stop them?
Book Review: Gleaned from letters, essays, and articles, “Pete Seeger: In His Own Words” reveals how the celebrated folk singer has considered, at every turn, what it means to sing out in a world where the din of injustice is deafening.