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The Storytelling Issue
In DepthExplore Section
From the Editors
How Stories Shape Our World
This issue of YES! looks at the ways new voices are being heard, and at how their stories are transforming our culture.Read more
Today's storytellers show that each of us can be part of something more powerful, diverse, and creative than we might have imagined.
“The ideas in Butler’s fiction challenge us to contend with our own choices and take responsibility for our own power.”
With over one billion views on YouTube and counting, The Young Turks prove that successful, independent, online news is possible.
Longhouse Media helps indigenous artists step behind the camera and document their lives.
Low-power FM radio stations bring a much-needed focus on local issues and culture.
Many Japanese Americans were incarcerated in concentration camps during World War II. Densho is preserving their stories and the cultural knowledge that comes with them.
Edward Burtynsky documents the environmental effects of oil extraction through striking landscape photography.
Bullying, police brutality, and everyday insensitivities are regularly lampooned with Australians Aamer Rahman and Nazeem Hussain's weapon of choice: comedy.
Las Cafeteras uses acoustic instruments and punk attitude to spread their message of social justice and equality.
Rachel Corrie was killed in 2003, but her passion for peace lives on in her writings.
Felipe Matos told his story in three words: "I am undocumented." It was an act of desperation—but it gave him a sense of agency and power.
Filling a void left by big city newspapers, online projects combine community news, journalism, and conversations with our neighbors.
Solutions We LoveExplore Section
Making Social Security solvent in the long run isn't that hard. But who should bear the cost?
First the anger, then the love—overcoming generational anger to find the courage required for the difficult work ahead.
Self-organized commons are undergoing a renaissance today as one of the most robust alternatives to modern-day capitalism.
Craftivism: “a way of looking at life where voicing opinions through creativity makes your voice stronger, your compassion deeper, and your quest for justice more infinite.”
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