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.
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
Global Justice: Another U.S. Is Possible
by Tanya Dawkinsposted Feb 21, 2006
- Organizers of the World Social Forum are planning for a localized conference on U.S. concerns in the summer of 2007. The conference will be held in Atlanta, GA.
Why the Next 10 Years Will Be Nothing Like the Last 10 Years
by Sarah van Gelderposted Feb 21, 2006
- On YES! Magazine's 10th anniversary, we look at trends that are changing our culture, our relationship to the earth, and our sense of self.
Hopis and Greens Win
by Carolyn McConnellposted Feb 21, 2006
- Hopi fight use of spring water for coal mining and win. A solar installation will also be built.
Thomas Berry / New Cosmologist
by Sarah Ruth van Gelderposted Feb 21, 2006
- Thomas Berry is a priest, a scholar of indigenous spiritual traditions, a cultural historian and a teacher.