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.

People We Love
YES! Magazine honors distinguished activists and citizens as "people we love." Lt. Ehren Watada, Jane Jacobs, Conchita Picciotto, Rob Cornell
A View from the War Zone
by Sharif Abdullah
A veteran observer visits refugee camps where people await a resolution to a civil war that has spanned more than two decades.
Alternativas Al Muro
by Oscar Chacón, Amy Shannon, Sarah Anderson
Cómo el NAFTA, el CAFTA, y otras políticas de comercio amigables a las corporaciones desplazan a los granjeros y crean migraciones masivas; y cómo podríamos hacerlo mejor.
El Gran Cambio: del Imperio a la Comunidad de la Tierra
by David Korten
¿Cómo recordarán las futuras generaciones a nuestro tiempo? ¿Como un tiempo en el cual el caos climático, el pico de producción de petróleo y una inestable economía global desenmarañó a la sociedad? ¿O como el tiempo del Gran Cambio?
YES! But How? :: Looking Polished
by Dana Saib, Lilja Otto
Natural alternatives to nail polish, garbage disposal vs. worms, making berry jam, and indoor air quality tips. If you're searching for practical ways to live sustainably, just ask us.
Southern Revival
by Sarah van Gelder
The Southeast Social Forum prepares for a larger gathering of dedicated activists from all over U.S.
The Voice of a Mother is Powerful
by Sarah van Gelder
An interview with Gold Star Mother Cindy Sheehan with reflections on why she continues her search for the "noble cause" that took the life of her son, Casey.
Defending the Commons, Defending Life
by Jonathan Rowe
The commons is emerging in the issues lexicon. We Americans own together our air and water, our public lands, our Main Streets and public spaces, and our public domain of culture and knowledge.
The Bronx, New York: Quality Job, Quality Care
by Eric Laursen
Cooperative Home Care Associates offers home health care services with motivated employee owners and a cooperative that is growing.
Making Life Possible
by Somnath Baidya Roy
A clinic in Bhopal serves survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide chemical explosion.
The Page That Counts
by Daina Saib
Percentage of consumers polled who say they would pay more for books or magazines printed on recycled paper: 80 ...
Building Protective Walls
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
Lisa Gale Garrigues offers some rants against those tempted to cross borders.
Alternative Medicine Demands Shared Decision Making
by Pamela O'Malley Chang
Commentary on the role of Alternative Medicine in health care decisions by a practitioner of Chinese medicine.
Fighting the Cancer, Healing the Soul
by Pamela O'Malley Chang
The Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic provides all-around care including alternative treatments for low-income women diagnosed with cancer.
Programming Our Vocabulary
by Frances Moore Lappe
The right continues to define the terms of debate. It is time for progressives to establish terms of their own.