Most Recent Articles - YES!
YES! has a positive solution-oriented focus. We reframe issues, reflect diverse human-scale stories, and offer tools for people to use and to pass along. Here are our most recent articles and blogs.
Houston Janitors Win Union
by Megan Tadyposted Mar 06, 2006
- The people who clean Houston's tallest buildings have won the right to organize and be represented by the Service Employees International Union.
50 Ways to Thrive and Survive in the Next 10
posted Mar 06, 2006
- 50 different strategies and ideas to live a better life
Indicators: Asian Activists Join Forces Against
by Lilja Otto, Stephanie Fungposted Mar 06, 2006
- Hong Kong protesters and South Koreans join march at Hong Kong WTO meeting
The Page That Counts
by Andrew Lovejoyposted Mar 06, 2006
- Number of years in which New York officials hope to have converted the city’s entire fleet to hybrid-powered: . . .
Acupuncturists help ease post-Katrina stress
by Richard Muhammadposted Feb 28, 2006
- Acupuncturists Without Border help relieve the pain of those left in post-Katrina New Orleans and those who have come to help.
Economic Rebirth After the Storm
by Meizhu Luiposted Feb 24, 2006
- United for a Fair Economy helps the devastated Houma Nation organize a new economic model for itself.
Nothing Stops Mardi Gras
by Jordan Flahertyposted Feb 24, 2006
- Just six months after Hurricane Katrina, the annual Mardi Gras reigns supreme while many displaced residents still have nothing to celebrate
Video Review- Invisible Ballots: Temptation for Electronic Vote Fraud
by Andrew Lovejoyposted Feb 23, 2006
- Video Review. Electronic voting poses an unprecedented threat to the foundation of our democracy.
by Barbara Sehr, Courtney Martinposted Feb 23, 2006
- In 10 years, the Internet has remade activism.
When the People Decide
by Doug Pibelposted Feb 23, 2006
- Participative budgeting is a growing movement in Brazil.
Ben Brandzel / MoveOn's Student
by Elle McPhersonposted Feb 23, 2006
- MoveOn's Student Action's success is rooted in Brandzel's recognition of the Internet as a powerful organizing and fund-raising tool.
Buster Simpson: Art in Service to
by Dee Axelrodposted Feb 22, 2006
- Buster Simposon makes sculptures that enhance and explain rather than merely decorate the landscape.
Democracy: the (Re)Claiming of Democracy
by Doug Pibelposted Feb 22, 2006
- In danger of losing their vote and voice, Americans are demanding a return to the founding principles.
A Remembrance of Coretta Scott King
by Rachel Hardingposted Feb 22, 2006
- Coretta Scott King's role not only included her husband’s powerful, radical message of peace and justice, but also the long tradition of gracious and mighty women who provided the foundation of welcome, compassion, inclusivity, and speaking-truth-to-power.
The First U.S. Social Forum
posted Feb 21, 2006
- How to get involved in the U.S. Social Forum