Peace and Justice

Voting Rights Still Need Your Protection
by Adam Eichen, Diana Tomezsko
Even with Trump’s bogus voter fraud panel gone, the fight against voter suppression isn’t over.
We Must March. But We Must Also Organize Locally
by Sarah van Gelder
The next women’s march is in the works. Although big mobilizations are important, they’re just one tactic.
What We Want for 2018: The Biggest Movement Leaders Envision the Changes Ahead
by Beverly Bell
From Alicia Garza to Annie Leonard, nine organizers share their hopes for the new year.
Me Too Creator Tarana Burke Reminds Us This Is About Black and Brown Survivors
by Zenobia Jeffries
There’s another “me too” story, about a movement that began a decade before it was a hashtag.
10 Not-So-Feminist Things You Should Stop Doing on Social Media
by Shae Collins
It’s not just trolls and men’s rights activists. There are some proud feminists who make problematic comments, too.
7 Acts of Native Resistance They Don’t Teach in School
by Halee Kirkwood
It is irresponsible to teach the tragedies without also teaching the resistance movements that oppose colonial violence.
The Ancient Baby Carrier Making a Comeback
by Chelsey Luger
Native women are once again embracing the cradleboard because it’s both artistic and utilitarian.
Feeling Burned Out? When We Gather, We Get Energized
by Sarah van Gelder
Removing debris after a hurricane or giving blood after a shooting empowers us.
The Fierce Urgency of “How”
by Peter Buffett
When we have reconsidered the lives we have built, how will we live?
Thinking About Your New Year’s Resolutions? Try Focusing on the Good Life
by Ted Fischer
In past years, you’ve probably targeted minor vices—eat fewer snacks, drink less, exercise more. This time around, try something a little different.
What Bitcoin and Amazon Are Doing to the Middle Class
by David Korten
Roughly 20 percent of U.S. workers are in a high-paying finance, technology, and electronics sectors. The other 80 percent face a daily struggle to survive.
Our 10 Best Solutions Stories You Might Have Missed This Year
by YES! Editors
A better world often starts as a small act. Change is possible. These stories from the past year prove it.
10 Photos: I Saw What Resilience Looks Like
by Mary Annette Pember
On their reservations and in their wider communities, I saw how Native people protected and nurtured each other.
The City That Still Wants to Encourage Public Protest
by Kevon Paynter
While many state and local governments have moved to stifle civil disobedience in recent years, San Francisco is building a public space to support civic activism.
We Can Reimagine and Reinvent Our Society in 2018
by Sarah van Gelder
Let’s say goodbye to top-down revolutions and embrace grassroots action.