A Kentucky power cooperative had plans to burn more coal. Local residents instead demanded cleaner energy and greater efficiency—and won.
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Small stories about big change.
The YES! editorial team is hard at work on our spring issue about animals. Here's an advance look at what we’re planning—and a chance to share your ideas.
Experts call for Constitutional amendment to take back democracy from corporations.
A historic new ordinance bans natural gas drilling while elevating community decision making and the rights of nature over the “rights” associated with corporate personhood.
The U.S. moves toward a tipping point for solar energy.
Tap into the movement that is doing away with bottled water.
Do you know who your fisherman is?
The situation in Haiti is desperate, but social movements aren't letting that stop them.
Meet Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's first woman president.
Why iconic political singer-songwriter Billy Bragg confronts fascists, Tea Parties, Glenn Beck–and his own fans.
Each of us can help build a resilient financial system that will serve real people in real communities.
Think changing the world is for the young? Meet 10 people over 60 who are proving you wrong.
What if Americans could support a clean energy future the way they once supported the U.S. war effort?