“I don’t trust anybody who says that they didn’t have some questions in their 20s.”
The resolution, which passed unanimously, endorses the goal of having no kids in detention in Seattle. It’s a move that chips away at the school-to-prison pipeline.
Despite a deck stacked against women and people of color, the voters rewarded both.
In his first interview since last weekend's action in Seattle, activist Amir Islam talks to YES! about why every presidential candidate should be ready to talk black issues.
Like reading the news while chomping on granola. Here’s what YES! staff have been chewing on lately.
She showed us that we liberate ourselves through our actions. She reminded us, in the midst of deep sorrow, that we, who want to see a better America, must keep living, fighting, breathing, doing.
When the Manila government proposed relocating squatter families out of the city, residents came together and asked for housing in their own neighborhood.
In this red state, publicly owned utilities provide electricity to all 1.8 million people. Here's how Nebraska took its energy out of corporate hands and made it affordable for everyday residents.
Check out #MyHungerGames—the latest installment of fan activism that gets young people talking about real-life inequality.
Jay Inslee’s multipronged approach includes meeting with farmers and members of indigenous tribes, working toward policies like cap-and-trade, and closing the state’s last coal-fired power plant.
Hong Kong’s “Occupy Central” movement is neither revolutionary nor subversive: It’s a basic demand for a more responsive and accountable government.
The weekend brought seekers of racial justice in Missouri to the police station, the university, and the local Wal-Mart—the scene of another recent police shooting of a young black man.