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.

YES! But How? :: Cold Remedies
by Catherine Bailey, Sarah Kuck
Tips on natural cold remedies, antibacterial hand soap, natural shoe polishes and zeolite odor remover. If you're searching for practical ways to live sustainably, just ask us.
#10 :: Greenmarkets Feed Urban Appetites
#9 :: Montana Farms Go to School
#8 :: The 100-Mile Diet
#7 :: Sustainable Fisheries
#6 :: Local Produce for Local Chefs
#5 :: Organic Farming Cooperatives
#4 :: Zero-Waste Economics
#3 :: Catching the Winds of Change
#2 :: Self-Help Through Microcredit
#1 :: Launching a New Apollo
10 Ways to a Human-Scale Economy
We offer the YES! perspective on 10 great innovations that prove change is not only possible, but underway. Tired of feeling powerless? See how to bring your economy home.
The Local Multiplier Effect
Buying local products at local businesses creates a ripple effect as those businesses and employees in turn spend your money locally. In contrast corporate chains send most of your money out of town.
Go Local Discussion Guide
by Catherine Bailey, Brandi Bratrude, Sarah Kuck
Think about the systems of capitalism and communism, and the values they reflect. What would your ideal alternative economy look like? On what fundamental values would your model be based? Should consideration for human rights be incorporated into the “rules” of the economy? More questions like these . . .
People We Love: Dr Orin Guidry
Dr Guidry's letter stresses that anesthesiologists must be true to their ethical principles regardless of political implications.