As long as there has been lending, there have been times when the people’s debt becomes a crisis. Here’s a look at the policy solutions governments have been using, starting in ancient Sumer.
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans disability activists talk about the city’s lack of accessible disaster plans and what they’ve done to change it.
University of Montana professor George Price on permaculture, race, and how he's standing up to tar sands extraction.
Despite a deck stacked against women and people of color, the voters rewarded both.
The Fear Project uses art to visually interpret the parts of life that scare us the most, normalizing fear as a part of ourselves.
Bree Newsome’s removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse reminds us that real change comes from people power.
This new documentary looks at gentrification in New Orleans and its effects on the city's low-income communities.
More and more women have been nominated for Hugo Awards in recent years—until this year. Here’s what’s at stake.
In his first interview since last weekend's action in Seattle, activist Amir Islam talks to YES! about why every presidential candidate should be ready to talk black issues.
Graduates of an “Inside-Out” program in Oregon say that the experience transformed the way they see the prison system—and themselves.
A new study shows that meditation can transform racial bias at any age.
Like reading the news while chomping on granola. Here’s what we've been chewing on lately.