Despite what capitalism has taught us, pleasure is neither a commodity nor a reward. It’s a foundational human need.
This issue is dedicated to exploring pleasure as it connects to our efforts to change the world, and, hopefully, get free in the process.
The pursuit of pleasure in our modern capitalist society is inextricably linked to money.
Matchmakers aren’t just for romantic relationships. Here’s how you can formally arrange your friendships.
A sensible drug policy would address the reasons many of us use drugs in the first place: We enjoy them.
On the resilience of forests.
Number of United Nations members that have failed to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: 14 (including the United States) Member states that have failed to
Bill McKibben has been a leading advocate for climate change action since he wrote the first popular book about global warming in 1989. In his new memoir, “The Flag, The Cross and the Station Wagon,” he connects the climate crisis to his suburban American boyhood and wonders “What the hell happened?”
Play the puzzle from our “Pleasure” issue.
Every issue of YES! is created not only to inform, but also to inspire, to encourage, and to motivate. The sections are designed to share personal, communal, and societal approaches to being
adrienne maree brown is the writer-in-residence at the Emergent Strategy Ideation Institute, and a prolific author whose latest works include the novella Grievers, and Holding Change: The Way of Emergent
The Spring 2022 “Personal Journeys” issue of YES! Magazine. Our Spring “Personal Journeys” issue was a different one for YES! It focused on people’s personal stories of healing and transformation,
Dear Readers, The letters I write to you in each issue of YES! give me a chance to reflect. Honestly, when the editors first proposed an issue on pleasure well
Rita Howard has been reading YES! since its inception. “We inhabit the same corner of the universe,” she says, “so our meeting was inevitable!” What kind of work or volunteering