2.3 million people behind bars. How to stop wasting lives and money. Sarah van Gelder introduces the Summer issue of YES! Magazine, “Beyond Prisons.”
In the mighty struggles beginning between climate activists and the fossil fuel industry, geography is on our side.
In a time of budget crises, debunking the arguments against taxing the very, very rich.
The international war on drugs isn’t stopping drug use or trafficking—but it is ruining lives. Drug policy expert Sanho Tree on what we can do differently.
Wendell Potter, a health insurance executive-turned-critic, on what Vermont’s new law could mean for American health care.
For nearly 100 years, Montana law prohibited corporate money in politics. Then came the Citizens United decision.
Local opposition to a proposed road in Trinidad brings new understanding of “progress,” and what it means to be rooted.
Led by a popular poet, tens of thousands of protesters fill the streets of Mexico to speak out against the war on drugs.
The satirist wants to form “a megaphone made of cash”—his own super PAC.
What happened when eleven young activists confronted the president about his climate and energy policies.
The state’s facing big debt, but also big opportunity.
Ex-offenders and families of victims ask, how can we resolve the tension between our need to protect society, and our desire to believe in human redemption?
Winona LaDuke: How Native farmers and gardeners are working to preserve their agricultural heritage.
Majora Carter: How to break the cycle of environmental injustice and build happier communities.