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.

Healing Art of Gesundheit
The Gesundheit! facility promotes healing through laughter and happiness.
Healing Art of Paying
Artists who offer their services to decorate the Woodhull Medical Center are offered credits that they can trade for health care services.
Healing Art of Feeling Better
Free classes for cancer patients dealing with the side effects of treatment.
Healing Art of Walking Slowly
Medieval labyrinths are now valued for their healing environments.
Healing Arts
Examples of how art is used nationwide to promote the healing process.
Health Democracy
by Paul Glover
Community insurance co-ops offer access, and so much more.
Americans Who Tell the Truth :: David Korten
by Robert Shetterly
Robert Shetterly’s remarkable collection of portraits reminds us of the dignity, courage and importance of America's truth tellers. This portrait: YES! Board Chair David Korten.
Readers' Forum
Readers' responses in our Fall 2006 issue, "Health Care for All." Topics include "The Great Turning," a warning to all those who wish to write on rocks, self sufficient communities, Michael Marien's article "How Likely is Collapse?" and Yes! for Prisoners.
Readers' Forum
Readers' letters in our Summer 2006 issue, "5,000 years of Empire." Letters relating to the "Department of Peace," activist artists, the launching of a new Zapatista movement, the search for humane food, and a GLBT choir in Minnesota.
Readers' Forum
Our readers respond in the Spring 2006 issue, "10 Most Hopeful Trends." Topics include praise for and criticism of our "Spiritual Uprising" issue, letters relating to the role of elders in society, and the search for the Cultural Creatives.
Readers' Forum
Readers' letters from the Winter 2006 issue of Yes! Magazine: "Spiritual Uprising." Topics include letters in response to our "Elders" articles, the "Graduation Pledge," the "Politics of Sprawl" and Erik Leaver's article on "Operation Homecoming."
Readers' Forum
Readers' letters from the Fall 2005 issue of YES! Magazine: Respecting Elders Becoming Elders. Topics include Eco Villages, Readers' Groups, responses to 'Street Corner Revolution' and searches for farm apprentices.
About the Cover
by Rodrigo 'RasDragon' Araya Plaza
Boys in Antofagasta, Chile, jump into the Pacific Ocean off cranes built in the 1800s for shipment of saltpeter and silver. The wharf and its cranes are now a national monument.
Malik Rahim Speaks to the Freedom Caravaners
by Sarah van Gelder
Malik Rahim speaks about the Common Ground vision for its neighborhood that goes beyond restoring it to its previous state.
Pass it On
by Alice Lovelace
Poetry by Alice Lovelace