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Policy expert Gus Speth talks about Our Children’s Trust’s lawsuit, explaining the U.S.’s longtime knowledge of climate change even as it pushed fossil fuels. But now we've got a fighting chance.
Fran Korten | Feb 22, 2019
A program that doubles the spending power for food stamp recipients who buy fresh produce just got more funding.
Fran Korten | Jan 10, 2019
In June, Maine used ranked-choice voting, which opens up the system to third parties and independents.
Fran Korten | Jul 5, 2018
Regardless of how the Supreme Court rules on two cases, anti-gerrymandering action at the state level is well underway.
Fran Korten | Jun 7, 2018
In both red states and blue states, steps are underway to limit how much districts can be drawn for partisan advantage.
Fran Korten | May 11, 2018
And she has a plan to do it.
Fran Korten | Oct 26, 2017
The 19th century populists gave us co-ops and workers' rights. Here's how we can build on their work to solve 21st century problems.
Fran Korten | Jun 2 2015
Democratic ownership, localized food production, and a shift to renewables are key principles in this growing movement to re-envision our economy.
Fran Korten | Dec 11 2014
Taken all together, the practical actions YES! Magazine features reveal large societal shifts that hold the potential for a better world.
Fran Korten | Jun 4 2013
"Education Uprising," the Spring issue of YES!, connected people across the country and helped catalyze the movement to reclaim education—a living example of how national conversations can change.
Fran Korten | May 14 2014