A new documentary interviews “Greenham Common Women”—tough, dedicated protesters in the struggle against nuclear weapons and nuclear war.
The evidence is clear that people are changing the climate dramatically. But human actions can also affect the climate for the better.
Witnesses, whether by accident or vocation, help to shape how societies understand social upheaval and respond to social change.
Prison reformists—many of whom are serving long sentences—have united to change the cruel and arbitrary carceral system.
“We can’t afford to let our education systems get in sustainability’s way.”
From anti-communist witch-hunts to independence movements to wages for housework and rights for sex workers, 91-year-old Selma James has been in the struggle for a lifetime.
In North Carolina, progressive activists reach out to rural voters as an overlooked segment of the electorate.
A conversation with the Ugandan activist about her new book and how it helped her see climate change differently.
People are taking to the streets to resist repression, from the U.S. to Japan.
She says the pandemic has shown how quickly we can develop a vaccine once we really put our resources behind it; it's time to do the same for climate solutions.
The author and activist talks to YES! about how to take care of ourselves and our communities, and what that means for movement sustainability.
How two grassroots, BIPOC-led coalitions are helping to democratize the climate justice space.
A report from occupied Palisade, where Water Protectors confront a dying, but still deadly, energy behemoth.
A three-part reported series identifying the infrastructure, challenges, and successes of Portland's sustained protests in defense of Black lives.
Older generations have generally favored “nowism,” which privileges short-term well-being at the expense of long-term environmental and societal sustainability. And today’s youth are done with it.
Youth climate leaders in Colombia, Sudan, and Ghana embody the voice of reason by embracing science, encouraging evidence-based decision-making, and challenging disinformation.
What drives change isn’t majority opinion. It’s the ability of key participants to disrupt the system.
Amid the outpouring of outrage over George Floyd’s killing, are glimpses of solidarity and hope around the world.
Latinx writers are demanding accountability from the publishing industry—and encouraging the public to read responsibly.
We can build a powerful people’s response to provide care in our communities and reshape the limits of what is politically possible.
Today in the U.S., a number of contemporary poets carry the torch of their work pushing for social change in their communities.