U.S. mayors: The money we spend on military adventures abroad could be better spent meeting needs at home.
After the death throes of urban decay, what the Motor City can teach us about vision, community, and the power of movements.
We can all agree that we’ve got deficit and spending problems. But where do we go from here?
Freedom from harassment is part of students' right to an equal education.
Small stories about big change.
Soldiers returning to a bleak job market grow a new set of skills.
Patrice Gaines: We can keep our streets safe without throwing people away.
What kind of despair could lead someone to value short-term pain relief over life itself? The first question—always—is not “Why the addiction?” but “Why the pain?”
Lorna Shepardson knows a magical gift horses possess that can help bring young people from the depths of darkness to a glimmer of self-confidence. This is Lorna’s story.
Forty years since prison, Patrice Gaines still fights to get free.
Breaking through "tough on crime" policies to give all Americans a chance at employment.
A conversation through the walls of solitary confinement.
2.3 million people behind bars. How to stop wasting lives and money. Sarah van Gelder introduces the Summer issue of YES! Magazine, “Beyond Prisons.”
Seattle’s ex-police chief now fights to end the war on drugs.
Vincent Harding, a key figure in the civil rights movement and the author of Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous speech condemning the Vietnam War, tells of his reaction to the news of Osama bin Laden’s death and his hopes for a just peace.