People Power

Closing Down Coal Plants
by Sarah Kuck
Why shutting down 20 boilers nationwide could herald big changes for our energy future.
Census Data Shows More Multiracial Americans
by Oliver Lazenby
With nine million multiracial Americans, the nation has come a long way.
Preventing Sexual Assault
by Selena Shen
Freedom from harassment is part of students' right to an equal education.
Signs of Life: Summer 2011
Small stories about big change.
Community Radio Powers Up
by Oliver Lazenby
A long-fought-for bill will add diversity to the dial and win back broadcast access for communities.
Farming Careers for Young Veterans
by Robert Mellinger
Soldiers returning to a bleak job market grow a new set of skills.
Mapping Uncharted Economic Waters
by David Korten
We're trying to fix a failed economic system with the same thinking that caused the failure. We can make different choices and we must prepare ourselves to do so.
No More Budget Cuts Without Tax Fairness
by Chuck Collins
10 years on, the Bush tax cuts are a disaster—and we're contemplating more tax breaks for the wealthy. How can we stop the madness?
Restoring Lives: Now That’s Justice
by Patrice Gaines
Forty years since prison, Patrice Gaines still fights to get free.
Ban the Box for a Fair Chance
by Aaron Tanaka
Breaking through "tough on crime" policies to give all Americans a chance at employment.
Think Outside the Bars
by Michelle Alexander
Why real justice means fewer prisons.
iUncut: Taking on Apple's Tax Dodge
Video: US Uncut exposes Apple's lobbying to avoid taxes through a creative protest at the company's World Wide Developer's Conference.
15 Years of Saying YES!
Video: 15 years ago, YES! Magazine's founders wondered if, amidst the doom and gloom, there was a place for journalism about hope and possibility. They found their answer.
Problem Child
by Arthur Longworth
A conversation through the walls of solitary confinement.
Instead of Prison
by Sarah van Gelder
2.3 million people behind bars. How to stop wasting lives and money.