Our political process, Robert Jensen reminds us, begins with conversation.
It's easier to be hopeful about our individual futures than our collective ones because we have more control over them. But the two are inextricably linked.
Meet the urban cousin of a traditional barn raising: community members working together to build DIY greenhouses.
The Swahili word "madaraka" means "self-realization." The festival bearing that name seeks to empower youth to create positive change in their own lives, their communities, and the world.
Recent studies suggest that coal mining affects the health of everyone who lives nearby—not just those who work in the mines.
The Zapatistas are still running their own schools and hospitals, raising new generations, and carrying on a dialogue with the outside world that has enriched both sides.
New studies show that people with deep roots in the place where they live are better equipped to handle upheavals of the type that come with climate change.
The city is home to more than 40,000 vacant properties. Now neighborhoods are hoping a new public entity can help them bounce back from the post-industrial blues.
Wearing yourself down with worry? It’s time to thank outside the box.
As India honors the first anniversary of the Delhi gang rape that rocked the nation, YES! talks with Sister Lucy Kurien—whose life was changed forever when she saw a young woman set on fire.
The project, which is set to break ground next year, will include places for residents to live, garden, worship, and work.
It's time to reclaim the well-being and exuberance that is part of healthy food culture.
Returning vets often struggle with relationships, housing, PTSD, and more. Dryhootch founders say the best mentors for people returning from our latest wars are other vets who have been through it before.