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.

Debra Harry Stands Up For Native Knowledge
Debra Harry Stands Up For Native Knowledge
Just The Facts
by Catherine Bailey, Doug Pibel
Just The Facts: Who Profits from Corporate Power? Maybe what's good for corporations isn't good for us all. Check out the numbers.
Elements of Systemic Change
by David Korten
A list of some of the measures advocated by the Strategic Corporate Initiative to challenge corporate power.
Taking on Corporate Power
The stories in YES! Magazine's Stand Up to Corporate Power about the peaceful revolutionaries who have stepped up to challenge corporate dominance.
Cleaner Cheaper Smarter: Recommendations from the U.S PIRG Education Fund
Cleaner Cheaper Smarter: The Case for Auctioning Pollution Allowances in a Global Warming Cap-and-Trade Program
Incorporating Trouble
by David Korten
A sidebar to David Korten's article: 'Living wealth: Better Than Money' in the Fall 2007 issue of YES! Magazine: Stand Up to Corporate Power.
New Internationalist July 2006 :: 10 things you should know about tree 'offsets'
by Jutta Kill
Offsets allow extraction of oil, coal and gas to continue, which in turn increases the amount of fossil carbon that is released into the active carbon pool disrupting the cycle. That is why campaigners argue that genuine solutions to climate change require us to keep fossil carbon (oil, coal and gas) in the ground.
If you go down to the woods today...
by Adam Ma’anit
There is no easy fix for climate change. The sooner we get to grips with that, argues Adam Ma’anit, the sooner we can ditch the guilt and get active.
Man in a Can Cartoon
"I've been a grouch since Bush took the White House." Caption submitted by Dan Brook.
Phil Borges :: Women Empowered, Fahima
by Phil Borges
Phil Borges' Empowered Women.
Phil Borges :: Women Empowered, Renchin
by Phil Borges
Phil Borges' Empowered Women.
Phil Borges :: Women Empowered, Akhi
by Phil Borges
Phil Borges' Empowered Women.
Phil Borges :: Women Empowered, Adjoa
by Phil Borges
Phil Borges' Empowered Women.
Phil Borges :: Women Empowered, Abay
by Phil Borges
Phil Borges' Empowered Women.
Seeing Another World: U.S. Social Forum 2008
Instead of drawing crowds with superstar speakers and performers, the participants of the 2008 U.S. Social Forum were the stars. Those who are accustomed to being excluded were at the center, and those who were used to being silenced were heard.