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No, I Won’t Stop Saying “White Supremacy”
by Robin DiAngelo
White people like me should use the term because it shifts the race problem to us, where it belongs.
Why Climate Change Belongs in the Health Care Debate
by Stephen Miller
We know climate change is affecting the environment—but it’s also threatening people’s health.
Thanks to Amazon, Brick-and-Mortar Stores Have Lost 295K Jobs
by Stephen Miller
And 32 other facts you should probably know.
Ready to Start Living? First, Consider Your Death
by Roman Krznaric
The reality of dying is our single greatest motivator. Here’s how to use it to live your life to the fullest.
There Are Good Policing Rules—Why Won’t Officers Use Them With People of Color?
by Christopher Zumski Finke
“The good stuff never applies to people of color, ever.”
Trumpcare Is Not the Health Plan We Need (but Neither Is the ACA)
by Chris Winters
Under both GOP plans, we’ll have high costs, spotty coverage, and ad hoc solutions—which we have enough of already.
Call for Submissions: How Can Our Economy Spark Joy?
by YES! Editors
Send us your ideas by July 21.
Why Philly’s New Pride Flag Has Black and Brown Stripes
by Kevon Paynter
Mixed reactions reveal the change is not fully embraced by everyone. But LGBTQ groups are working to make the city more inclusive to people of color.
For Women Like Charleena Lyles, Trauma Has Trickled Down for Generations
by Angela Fichter
How symptoms of mental illness manifest in Black women, and the steps you can take toward healing.
You Don’t Need a Sanctuary City to Help Your Immigrant Neighbors
by Yessenia Funes
In Greensboro, North Carolina, sanctuary policies are banned. But that hasn’t stopped residents and local police from supporting immigrants in their community.
Why the Democrats Should Be Celebrating Their 4 Defeats
by Fran Korten
In Georgia, Jon Ossoff narrowly lost to Republican Karen Handel. That’s a big win: A Republican narrowly won in a strongly Republican district.
Health Care Has Been Cut Before. Here’s What Happened
by Simon Haeder
Yes, we’ve cut health care before. But the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and cuts to Medicaid would make history.
4 Myths About Slavery We Should Stop Believing Now
by Daina Ramey Berry
To understand the origins of wealth inequality and discrimination, we must look at the history of slavery.
5 Ways to Take Your Love of the Outdoors to the Next Level
by Melissa Hellmann
This summer, get outside, roll up your sleeves, and take a stand for public lands.
Youth Sentenced to Life in Prison Get a Second Chance
by Zenobia Jeffries
A nationwide movement is seeking to end the practice of trying teenage criminals as adults and, instead, granting them a new start.