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.

Great Bear Rainforest :: Photo Essay :: 2
by Tim Ennis
Tim Ennis’ beautiful photographs reveal the landscape, biodiversity and indigenous cultures of the temperate rainforests of the British Columbia coast.
Great Bear Rainforest :: Photo Essay :: 1
by Tim Ennis
Tim Ennis’ beautiful photographs reveal the landscape, biodiversity and indigenous cultures of the temperate rainforests of the British Columbia coast.
Great Bear Rainforest :: Photo Essay
by Tim Ennis
Tim Ennis’ beautiful photographs reveal the landscape, biodiversity and indigenous cultures of the temperate rainforests of the British Columbia coast.
The First Rural Women Heroes of Tombouctou
If a village in Tombouctou can be solar electrified against such tremendous odds adopting a Barefoot approach, then it is possible to replicate this process anywhere.
The Page That Counts :: Summer 2008
by Noah Grant, Margit Christenson
Percentage of plastic bags that end up in the trash: 99. Percent reduction of plastic bag use in Ireland after the government began taxing bags in 2002: 95 …
Presidential Candidates on Foreign Policy—Trade
by Erik Leaver
What will U.S. foreign affairs look like if John McCain prevails? What if President Obama sets the agenda? Erik Leaver looks behind the hype to the records, advisors, and promises of the presidential candidates.
Presidential Candidates on Foreign Policy—Terrorism
by Erik Leaver
What will U.S. foreign affairs look like if John McCain prevails? What if President Obama sets the agenda? Erik Leaver looks behind the hype to the records, advisors, and promises of the presidential candidates.
Presidential Candidates on Foreign Policy—Diplomacy
by Erik Leaver
What will U.S. foreign affairs look like if John McCain prevails? What if President Obama sets the agenda? Erik Leaver looks behind the hype to the records, advisors, and promises of the presidential candidates.
Presidential Candidates on Foreign Policy—International Law
by Erik Leaver
What will U.S. foreign affairs look like if John McCain prevails? What if President Obama sets the agenda? Erik Leaver looks behind the hype to the records, advisors, and promises of the presidential candidates.
Presidential Candidates on Foreign Policy—Military
by Erik Leaver
What will U.S. foreign affairs look like if John McCain prevails? What if President Obama sets the agenda? Erik Leaver looks behind the hype to the records, advisors, and promises of the presidential candidates.
Split This Rock Poetry Festival
Hundreds of poets from all over the country gathered in front of the White House on Sunday, March 23, 2008, for Split This Rock Poetry Festival. Together, the poets created a spontaneous group poem, a Cento, for peace and new priorities…
Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible
by Shakti Butler
This documentary features the experiences of white women and men who have worked to gain insight into what it means to challenge notions of racism and white supremacy in the United States.
IPS Report :: A Just Security
The YES! editors worked closely with members of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) in producing this issue. Here is background on IPS and a link to their full report: Just Security :: An Alternative Foreign Policy Framework.
Sweet Mother Tour
The Sweet Mother Tour has brought positive music, videos, and stories about Africa to 146 million viewers through television and radio broadcasts in more than 45 countries. The goal: to bring to Africa a sense of empowerment and cultural self-worth as a foundation for cultural progress.
The Shift :: Trailer
Millions of people around the world are waking up and embracing a new outlook with an emphasis on their responsibility to contribute positively to our collective future. We are in the middle of the biggest social transformation in history: The Shift…