The Latest

  • New video: “Happy Ever After” A holiday centered on love can be laborious to get through when your heart is broken or hurting, so here’s some real-talk to balance out the romance: https://youtu.be/0frN-yRYEHs I wrote “Happy Ever After” as a reminder that life is full of surprises, and that people are complex, ever-changing creatures – sometimes the ones we think we know ...
  • New pre-release single: “You’re The Enemy,” Warrior Songs Vol. 2 Embed for Youíre the Enemy A few months ago I wrote and recorded “You’re The Enemy,” a song about Military Sexual Trauma (MST), for the non-profit Warrior Songs‘ new compilation album Women At War. The album will be released in a couple months but in light of current events, we have decided to pre-release my song ...
  • New video: “Tears In My Bong” Cannabis is slowly being legalized, but you know what else is? Fascism. https://youtu.be/SFA9uA1y88s Written by Emily Yates Music: Emily Yates – vocals, ukulele, bass Erik Yates – dobro Videography and editing by Anne Leo Featuring: Cecilia Thorn Parker Otwell Roe Andy Thorn Erik Yates Adrian Engfer Jaquita Straw Annsley Dolan
  • New Op-Ed: Afghan, Iraqi Interpreters Rebuild Lives With Help of US Vets Afghan, Iraqi Interpreters Left Behind by the US Government, Rebuild Lives With Help of US Vets http://www.truth-out.org/buzzflash/commentary/afghan-iraqi-interpreters-left-behind-by-the-us-government-rebuild-lives-with-help-of-us-vets EMILY YATES FOR BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT If you value news and commentary handpicked for quality and importance, then chip in a few bucks to support BuzzFlash: Click here to make a tax-deductible donation. Imagine you’re being forced to flee your home. Not ...
  • New video! “Land Of The Free” A brand new patriotic music video for America’s most explosive holiday, Independence Day, in honor of those for whom this has never been the “Land of the Free.” (Note: it includes content relating to police brutality that some may find triggering.) https://youtu.be/8hP66cF1vGA Have a safe 4th of July! And remember, before setting off fireworks, please consider the people in your neighborhood who ...