The United States cannot legitimately lead an international response to the illegal Russian aggression in Ukraine until it abides by international law itself.
A hunger strike in a Washington state detention facility draws attention to a facility where most U.S. laws don't apply.
If the governments of Costa Rica and El Salvador can resist the mining industry, maybe we all can.
In the tradition of “Maus” and “Persepolis,” “March” tells the story of young African Americans who, like its author, rose up from the Jim Crow South to assert their human rights.
Can you be a revolutionary and a mayor? Chokwe Lumumba—who spent eight months as mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, before he died—did his best to be both.
"Having not been a judge or a witness who could've helped communicate what Michael Dunn did, my art is the only way I can give Jordan Davis justice."
It took years of political evolution for King to understand nonviolence not merely as a moral force, but as an effective strategy for leveraging political change.
In restorative justice, those who commit crimes have to face the consequences of their actions. After this Colorado policeman tried it out, he came to believe it's part of the answer to America's prison problem.
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.
Those in Mandela's circle were united in their compassion for the architects of the Apartheid system.
"Violence is not simply shooting people. Violence is also poverty. It's also incarceration—putting people in prison is incredibly violent."
Our throwaway electronics harm people overseas, but new trends in responsible design are not just smart—they’re kind.
Indigenous activist Ellen Gabriel explains why she is in solidarity with members of the Elsipogtog Nation who are attempting to block seismic testing, which they believe is a precursor to fracking.
Three states have already dropped Columbus Day, while a movement begins to celebrate Indigenous People's Day instead.