Capitalism’s endless economic growth prioritizes the individual over community and creates extreme inequality. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
If the idea of growth itself is neutral, what can we build from the ashes of our individual lives and losses that strengthens the whole?
Wolves helped make many beloved places in the West lush.
To reject the growth mindset, we must divorce ourselves from careerism.
Kinship care saves children from state intervention that may alter their future outcomes.
Our country is multiracial but our democracy isn’t—yet.
This humble seaweed nourishes and teaches us to move with life’s currents.
Alicia Kennedy’s new book invites readers to see the ecological and culinary possibilities of removing meat from the center of their plates.
Who controls the reins of artificial intelligence will determine whether it serves us all or the wealthy few.
Dani McClain reports on race, parenting, and reproductive health. Her writing has appeared in outlets including The New York Times, TIME, The Atlantic, Harper’s Bazaar, and Colorlines. Her work has
Dear Reader, I was an economics major in college. When I was taught that economies had to keep growing or face a spiraling collapse, I had questions. Under capitalism, economic
Ken Lebensold of Deep Gap, North Carolina, is an avid YES! Magazine reader who has been supporting YES! since 2002. How did you discover YES!?While I lived in Oakland, California,
Our “Thirst” issue spotlights a fundamental truth: We all have needs.
Watering holes nourish our bodies, our minds, and our communities.
Communities with infrastructure to support the development of whole, healthy people won’t need police.