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.

The Apollo Project
by Bracken Hendricks
energy independence, create long-term family-wage jobs, and improve the efficiency and performance of our energy system.
How To Change the World In Three Easy Clicks
by Don Hazen, Tai Moses
MoveOn has become the most powerful activist voice in America, attracting more than 1.5 million members domestically and hundreds of thousands more around the world
Reclaim the Media
by Seeta Pena Gangadharan
- media democracy movement, fight the FCC, public right to airwaves
A Force More Powerful Than Violence: An Interview with Bob Edgar
by Carolyn McConnell
Carolyn McConnell interviews Bob Edgar general secretary of the National Council of Churches (NCC).
Fighting For the Soul of the Democratic Party
by John Dittmer
fighting for the soul of the democratic party by John Dittmer
Government of the People :: Discussion Guide
Think about relatives, colleagues, or neighbors who have a very different perspective on issues you care about. What is the foundation for their deeply held views? Are there values you hold in common? Do these suggest issues on which you might find common ground? What language might help find that common ground?
Take Back Your Time Day
by John de Graaf
Take Back Your Time Day by John de Graaf
YES! But How? :: Cleaning
Dry Cleaning, Cleaning Baseboard Heaters, Recycling Cooking Oil, Heating systems, Teapot Cleaning, Silver Cleaning and Brass Cleaning
How Can Soil Clean Water?
by Paul Mankiewicz
Soil is the key to pure water. It works as a physical strainer, renovator, and a recycler of all wastewater passing through it.
Experts Join Challenge To Liberties Crackdown
by Carolyn McConnell
Summary of different suits challenging the PATRIOT Act, and handling of Jose Padilla suit and Yasser Hamdi suit - Experts Join Challenge to Liberties Crackdown by Carolyn McConnell
Thinking Outside the House: Draught-proof Gardens
by Krista Camenzind
Your lawn and garden can be both beautiful and water efficient. Xeriscaping is the creative use of native plants that are beautiful, drought-tolerant, and sustainable.
Bringing Back Desert Springs
by Gary Nabhan
The Hopi people of the Black Mesa region know how to farm and thrive in the desert Southwest. But a giant coal company is draining the aquifer that feeds their sacred springs and makes their livelihood possible.
Tapwater Takeover
by Carolyn McConnell
Pit a global conglomerate with revenues of over $52 billion a year, intent on swallowing up utility companies on every continent, against a California community of 4,900 people. Who would you bet on?
Popcorn With Your Social Change?
by Fran Korten
Local film festival organizing, Kitsap Citizen Action Network and the Conscientious Projector
Clean Elections Efforts Build
by Micah Sifry
Index of short articles indicating new trends in clean elections