Leaders from many faiths are expecting better relations with the Vatican under Pope Francis. Here YES! speaks to some of them about why that is.
The students organizing for climate justice on campuses today are drawing connections between the environment and social issues like debt, racism, and immigration.
In this exclusive interview, hip-hop artist Brother Ali talks to YES! about the personal transformations that have shaped his life and lyrics.
In California, many Latina moms find themselves cut off by domestic responsibilities and language barriers. But with the help of trusted mentors, they’re learning new skills and strengthening their support networks.
Video: Roman Krznaric on the concept of “outrospection” and how it could shape the 21st century—all illustrated with animated cartoons!
TEDTalk by Candy Chang on connecting communities through art, sharing, and usable public spaces.
It’s organic. It’s local. But did the workers who picked it have health insurance?
A divestment campaign led by students is changing the national conversation about energy, creating a market for sustainable stocks, and linking up students with communities facing off against the fossil fuel industry.
Religion is the means by which many imagine and work for a world more just than this one. Last year, Wall Street’s Trinity Church refused to shelter the movement; this year, churches and Occupiers are sharing a very different kind of Advent season.
Most of us who provide disaster relief with Occupy Sandy have learned not to wait for the powers that be to save the day, when change will ultimately come from ordinary citizens.
The pundits are right that Obama should work to bridge political divides. But he needs to reach out to the American people—not to the Republican Party.
Instead of turning against undocumented immigrants after her husband's killing, this journalist chose to work for positive policy reform.
“Theater should reflect reality,” says Daniel Beaty, a playwright, singer, and performer who takes on hard social issues like race and class in his one-man shows.
After hateful ads implying that Muslims are “savages” were posted in New York subway stations, a Christian group launched its own campaign.