How a Big Coal Blunder Gave Mississippi a Chance for Cleaner Air
by Adam LynchJul 19, 2016
- Community activists in the country’s most corrupt state won an unlikely victory to convert a coal plant to natural gas.
Tell Us About the Revolution Where You Live
by YES! StaffJul 15, 2016
- The 20th anniversary issue of YES! will show you, state by state, how change happens when communities work together. Tell us what’s happening where you live today.
More Diversity in the Workforce Starts With Education
by Lornet TurnbullJul 14, 2016
- A Seattle-area school aims to better prepare Black and Latino students for careers in math and science through its unique program.
“Free” Trade? Fraud Alert
by David KortenJul 13, 2016
- The deceptive branding behind corporatists’ preference for the term “free trade” over simply “trade.”
Northwest Tribes Band Together to Stop Oil-by-Rail
by Ralph SchwartzJul 12, 2016
- Coastal tribes share tactics and resources to bring fossil fuel transport to a halt.
Fear: What Police Reform Doesn’t Address
by Zenobia JeffriesJul 11, 2016
- The most effective reforms are the ones that build community trust between citizens and the police that serve them.
Why Being a “Good Guy” Is Not Enough
by Joe SamalinJul 11, 2016
- Either you’re actively working against sexual violence or you’re enabling it.
We Already Know How to Reduce Police Racism and Violence
by Kate StringerJul 08, 2016
- Recent research has shown cities what works. For starters, hire more female police officers.
Think Gender Issues Can’t Be Funny? Think Again
by Alexa StrabukJul 07, 2016
- Three comedians using stand-up to breakdown gender stereotypes.
5 Ways the News Media Can Get Real
by Sarah van GelderJul 06, 2016
- When Donald Trump gets more air time than Bernie Sanders, the media misses the mark on grassroots change.
When Soldiers Come Home, Who Tends to Their Moral Injuries?
by Micael BogarJul 04, 2016
- Listening can help ease the transition home for veterans and ultimately heal us as a nation.
How to Win Workplace Equality? Invest in Neighborhoods Where Women Need It Most
by Angela Glover BlackwellJul 01, 2016
- Women make up nearly half of the workforce, yet old-fashioned policies keep them unequal partners. To remedy this, we must first ensure basic opportunities—like making sure girls can get to school.
The Working-Class Wounds Hidden Behind Trump Voters’ Racism
by Arun GuptaJun 30, 2016
- If we listen carefully to Trump’s supporters, we can hear their desire for progressive policies.
In New York, Republicans and Democrats Join Forces to Overturn Citizens United
by Lynsi BurtonJun 29, 2016
- Seventeen states have called for a constitutional amendment to reduce the influence of money in politics. So who’s next?
One Hopeful Thing About the Brexit Electoral Rebellion
by David KortenJun 29, 2016
- Maybe now we can renegotiate the corporate boundaries and interests that overtook those of communities.