Friends of YES! Magazine turn the president's address into a conversation about what it will really take to build a more perfect union.
A tribute to Dave Moore, an icon of the civil rights and labor movements, who passed away in fall of 2009 at the age of 97.
It's not too late to limit or reverse the impact of the Supreme Court's disastrous decision in Citizens United v. FEC.
The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Citizens United was a major setback on First Amendment rights. What's a true patriot to do?
Copenhagen may have been an official failure, but for a new generation of climate activists, it was transformative.
A new Supreme Court decision promotes corporate rights at the expense of the rights of citizens. What happens when the legal structure itself stands in the way of democracy?
Video: The Supreme Court has granted private for-profit corporations the right to contribute unlimited funds to political campaigns. What can citizens do to protect democracy?
The Obama administration banned torture, worked toward nuclear disarmament, and lifted the global gag rule... but also escalated U.S. military operations. John Feffer gives it a C minus.
The clock has moved one minute away from midnight—the longstanding symbol for the end of civilization—signaling the possibility that "we are poised to bend the arc of history toward a world free of nuclear weapons."
Instead of having 10 percent unemployment, what if we worked 10 percent fewer hours?
Jonathan Schell, a leader of the anti-nuclear movement, offers motivation and tactical advice to the new generation of climate activists.
With presidents constrained by forces we can’t even see, the story of presidential achievement is in large measure the story of the movements that make action possible.
California residents stand to gain a lot from the state's efforts to cap greenhouse gases: less pollution, greener infrastructure, and a yearly check in the mailbox.
In a broad new study, scientists conclude that the impacts of mountaintop removal are "pervasive and irreversible."