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Alternative Currencies, From London to Kenya
Plus, seven myths about housewives, debunked.
7 Ways We’re Healing the Earth
Plus, the “fair trade” vs. “direct trade” debate, explained.
Wendell Berry: To Save the Future, Live in the Present
PLUS: Monica Lewinsky on empathy; at home with climate scientists.
Happy Friday! Sustainable Beers for the Weekend
PLUS: Nature's new pronouns; America's most walkable suburb.
Portraits from the Path of Canada's Mega Pipeline
PLUS: Denver's new worker-owned taxi co-op.
Will Pacific Trade Deal Outlaw "Buy Local"?
Beyond compost: 5 ways to get your soil ready this spring.
Food Stamps Count Double at These Farmers Markets
PLUS: Teacher empathy; Bill McKibben reviews a book.
Who Created #BlackLivesMatter?
PLUS, a sneak peek of our upcoming issue, women on the $20 bill, and more!
Moms Rising—Plus, Tiny Houses in Paradise
And still more ... Is Dodd-Frank hurting local banks?
Infographic: Black America’s Stolen Wealth
Can we calculate the economic damage of slavery and racism?
His Ancestors Were Slave Traders, Hers Were Slaves
Plus, the surprising origins of "rednecks," Bernie Sanders' plan for free education, and more.
Desmond Tutu on Post-Ferguson America‏
Plus: Why a college student chained herself to an oil ship.‏
The Make It Right Issue Makes Waves
Plus: Five medicinal herbs in your backyard, Ursula K. Le Guin, and $1 solar panels.
Inside the World's Largest Worker-Owned Co-Op
Plus: An interview with the director of the Sundance hit, "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl"
Being Black in America Today
Plus: Kayaktivists, an obsession with Rachel Dolezal, and the Pope on climate change.
David Korten on TPP: Time for a Political Awakening
Plus: A scientist breeds more resilient bees, a white supremacist who became a civil rights leader, and more.
The "Amazing Grace" I Needed
By climbing that flagpole in South Carolina, Bree Newsome reminded us, in the midst of deep sorrow, that we must keep living, fighting, breathing, doing.
How to Find a Home That Fits
Plus: 17 ways to fight for social justice, bikesharing trends to watch, and 12-year-olds on racism.
86 Years Old and Still Fighting for Rural Women
Plus: Empathy and robots, how to raise a wild child, and what jazz has to do with the new economy movement.
Who Is Today's Martin Luther King?
Plus: A poem that saved a forest, a girls' school in Afghanistan that won over the village men, and a debt collective that's marching for free higher education.
Meet Marcus, The New YES! Reporting Fellow
Plus: Seattle battles gentrification, a mom's guide to decluttering, and a NYC co-op promises affordable rent for local businesses.
Green Burials, Death Midwives, and Funeral Co-Ops
Plus: Zero-waste grocery stores, Bernie Sanders on race, and a study that shows mindfulness meditation at any age can reduce racial bias.
Peek Inside the New Issue
Plus: an exclusive interview with the guy who got Bernie Sanders' interrupters on the stage, Sarah van Gelder goes on a road trip, and the agriculture of the future.
Everything You've Been Told About Debt Is Wrong
Plus: Rooftop gardens, the world's first empathy museum, and New Orleans 10 years after Katrina.
My Road Trip to Find the Edge of Change
Plus: 6 strategies to make powerful social change, owning a home on a 4-year plan, and why pissed off Latinos are powerful Latinos.
Debt Relief? We've Done It Before
Plus: 6 ways you just got more power over your credit score, the Montana grannies who got arrested to block tar sands extraction, and why breast milk is the ultimate food story.
The Secret Program to Erase Student Debt
Plus: How to age gracefully, 5 steps to turn your business into a worker-owned co-op, and what happens when gamers and activists collide.
Student Debt Strike—Crazy, Revolutionary, or Both?
Plus: A new prescription for health, how land trusts can build lasting wealth, and why LGBTQ activists and sex workers are finding common ground.
Watch Our First Animated Short
Plus: Pope Francis on the climate crisis, Seattle's vote to end youth incarceration, and what you can do to be happier.
How Mom-and-Pop Shops Are Making It
Plus: 5 DIY body products, a reproductive rights app, and The Wall Street Journal's surprising take on capitalism.
Rest in Power, Grace Lee Boggs (1915-2015)
I had a chance to sit with Grace last Friday, as part of my week-long stop in Detroit. On Monday, as word of her passing spread, I joined dozens of others at the Boggs Center to recall her fierce intellect and her love.
How I Learned That Black Lives Matter
Plus: 11 ways to make walking easier, how movies help us build empathy, and what the U.S. can learn from China about local economies.
10 Rad Halloween Costumes
Plus: Colorado's push for single-payer health care, DIY lending, and why slow money is the key to economic stability.
Can This City Boot Big Money from Elections?
Plus: Goodbye mcmansion—hello simple life, worker-owned coops in post-Sandy New York, and campfire ghost stories via... Reddit?
This Changes Everything
Keystone XL is defeated, voters stand up to big money, and lentils start an underground food movement.
What a Fairer, Stronger Economy Looks Like
Plus: A sneak peek of our new issue, 7 paths to neighborhood wealth, and the fight to end the school-to-prison pipeline.
Inside the "Good Health" Issue
Plus: Kids sue for the climate, monarch butterflies are thriving, what Paris has to do with climate change, and our new special report.
Will REI Do More Than #OptOutside?
Plus: Indigenous wisdom for giving thanks, 5 people headed to Paris for COP21, and the Minneapolis occupation in photos.
What Makes A Real Man
Plus: Inside the Paris climate talks, #MyClimateMoment, bad-weather bicycling, and a video on privilege.
Latinos Live Longest—Here's Why
Plus: Real relationships in the digital age, love in the time of mania, Aziz Ansari's America, and Olivia Pope's abortion.
The Girls Who Survived with Malala
Plus: Star Wars and mindfulness, holiday gift ideas from co-ops, and why it's okay if Winter makes you sad.
YES! This Year: Top Stories in 2015
Radical farmers, death midwives, and investment co-ops are just a few of the most popular things we covered in 2015.
6 Reasons I’m Feeling Hopeful in 2016
Plus: Tidying magic, Project Fatherhood, our favorite books on how to live a happy and meaningful life, and much more.
The New Economy Has Never Been So Colorful
See the final posters from our imagery contest. Plus: how income inequality hurts the rich, a neighborhood revolution through soup, and how kids learn gender.
Can we talk ... about toilets?
Sanitation plays an integral role in the quality of our lives, whether we want to talk about it or not. In bathrooms, we can find identity. In toilets, health.
A New Kind of Retirement Plan
PLUS: How to stop an oil train, democracy can feed the world, and the lost language of natural places.
In Tiny House Village, Homeless Find Dignity
Plus: What our breasts are telling us, why young Latinos support Bernie Sanders, and one clan's unique weapon against Big Oil.
Why We Need Farmers Under 35
Plus: revenge of the pipeline, White Privilege II, kids and compost, and a Turkish soap opera's feminist message.