In New York City, low-income people fighting for affordable housing are taking on the developers of vacant condo projects.
Danny Glover, activist, filmmaker, and YES! board member, is among those attending the U.S. Social Forum. He sat down with YES! editor Sarah van Gelder to talk about the contribution social forums here in the United States and around the world are making to the success of people’s movements.
The US Social Forum begins with arrivals of caravans and a poor people's march, and an opening "We have a dream" protest march and rally.
We’re sharing more things, more deeply, with more people. Why sharing is the answer to some of today’s biggest questions.
Jonathan Zittrain gives reason to hope for the future of the Internet.
Detroit is known for its decay, violence, and gas-guzzling cars. With thousands of activists coming to town, will it also become known as a source of hope?
The days of rubber stamped permits for mountaintop removal coal mining are over, for now.
What makes up the bulk of Seattle’s carbon footprint? It’s not what you think.
Can a dazzling long-term mission—the abolition of nuclear weapons—be achieved through a series of small victories, like those of the last 19 months?
When an anti-gay hate group decided to visit their school, the students of Gunn High drowned out their protest with a celebration of acceptance.
Leymah Gbowee’s commitment to nonviolent resistance helped stop the Liberian civil war. She now helps other women promote peace throughout Africa.