Can Industrial Hemp Save Kentucky’s Small Farms?
by Catherine V. MooreJul 20, 2016
- As tobacco declines, some hope that hemp can be a “gateway crop” to financial sustainability for the state’s small farms.
How a Big Coal Blunder Gave Mississippi a Chance for Cleaner Air
by Adam LynchJul 19, 2016
- Community activists in the country’s most corrupt state won an unlikely victory to convert a coal plant to natural gas.
Celebrate the Urban Wilderness Right Where You Live
by Shelley McEuenJul 18, 2016
- Throughout the country there are revitalization efforts to bring back to life long-neglected urban wild areas.
Three Things That Matter Most in Youth and Old Age
by Nancy HillJul 18, 2016
- A photographer explores what’s important when you’ve lived fewer than seven years or more than seven decades.
Tell Us About the Revolution Where You Live
by YES! StaffJul 15, 2016
- The 20th anniversary issue of YES! will show you, state by state, how change happens when communities work together. Tell us what’s happening where you live today.
More Diversity in the Workforce Starts With Education
by Lornet TurnbullJul 14, 2016
- A Seattle-area school aims to better prepare Black and Latino students for careers in math and science through its unique program.
“Free” Trade? Fraud Alert
by David KortenJul 13, 2016
- The deceptive branding behind corporatists’ preference for the term “free trade” over simply “trade.”
Germany Announces Revolutionary Bike Highway
by Kelly McCartneyJul 13, 2016
- The country will soon unveil a massive bike path linking 10 cities and four universities within its borders.
In Photos: Real Men Do Cry
by Maud FernhoutJul 13, 2016
- Emotions aren’t gender exclusive.
Northwest Tribes Band Together to Stop Oil-by-Rail
by Ralph SchwartzJul 12, 2016
- Coastal tribes share tactics and resources to bring fossil fuel transport to a halt.
Fear: What Police Reform Doesn’t Address
by Zenobia JeffriesJul 11, 2016
- The most effective reforms are the ones that build community trust between citizens and the police that serve them.
Why Being a “Good Guy” Is Not Enough
by Joe SamalinJul 11, 2016
- Either you’re actively working against sexual violence or you’re enabling it.
We Already Know How to Reduce Police Racism and Violence
by Kate StringerJul 08, 2016
- Recent research has shown cities what works. For starters, hire more female police officers.
For Decades, the USDA Was Black Farmers’ Worst Enemy. Here’s How It Became an Ally
by Sylvia A. HarveyJul 08, 2016
- Through partnering with local farmers, the USDA has begun to tackle its racist past.
This Country Needs a Truth and Reconciliation Process on Violence Against African Americans—Right Now
by Fania DavisJul 08, 2016
- America has a long history of violence against black citizens. What response can disrupt patterns set by centuries of racism?