Empathy can be a force for radical social change, but only if we understand how to unleash it.
In the midst of Seeger's countless documents was one that stood out. The editor who found it reflects on coming back to that letter today.
A trade deal likely to harm environmental and labor protections may be losing momentum. But it's not dead yet.
From internet memes to campus quads, young people are reworking feminism to meet today's challenges.
The high-tech hubs and natural gas drilling the president called for in his state of the union speech aren't the answer to our economic woes. Instead, we need to follow the leadership already coming from communities, workers, and small-business owners.
While the president outlined important steps forward last night, bolder steps are needed. Here are eight with the power to truly create the universal opportunity the president called for.
Kelly Sue DeConnick is a woman author working in the comic book industry, who's had successful titles in both mainstream and independent forms. In this Q&A, she talks about her feminism, creativity, and her love for old-school "exploitation" movies.
In December 2007, YES! editor-in-chief Sarah van Gelder interviewed Pete Seeger in his home in Beacon, New York. Seeger showed Sarah his family photo albums, his DIY solar-powered car, and, of course, a whole wall filled with banjos.
At a time when politicians spend more time fundraising than making policy, the New Hampshire Rebellion aims to make political corruption the number-one issue in the 2016 election cycle.
From West Virginia to the Gulf Coast, residents of communities facing environmental problems are discovering that visual storytelling brings results. Their number-one tool is the humble smartphone.
The issue of local food is more urgent when you're more than 2,400 miles away from the nearest continent.