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.

Commentary :: Don’t Be Nice—Be Kind
by Akaya Windwood
Niceness is often filled with falseness—it is a way to not tell the truth, or to obscure it. “Be nice!” is something many of us heard as children as a way of avoiding upsetting someone… it’s not effective in the long run as a way to come together to solve the myriad difficulties facing our communities, both local and global.
People We Love :: Carol Bebelle
New Orleans Artists “Come Home!”
People We Love :: Tom Szaky
One Man’s Garbage, Another's Revolution
People We Love :: Ava Lowery
Ava Lowery launched peacetakescourage.com, a website showcasing her homemade antiwar videos.
People We Love :: Don Cheadle
Hotel Rwanda Actor Speaks Out on Darfur
People We Love :: Summer 2008
Signs of Life :: Prison Reform
by Brooke Jarvis
A Chance for a New Life After Prison
Signs of Life :: Health Care
by Noah Grant
Support Grows for National Plan
Signs of Life :: Corporations
by Margit Christenson, Madeline Ostrander
Towns Rein in Corporate Power; Exxon Faces Court Challenges
Signs of Life :: Human Rights
by Brooke Jarvis
Chile Recognizes Indigenous Rights
Signs of Life :: Elections
by Noah Grant
States Back the Popular Vote
Signs of Life :: Iraq War
by Madeline Ostrander
Virtual Memorials for War Casualties
Signs of Life :: Green Economy
by Jeremy Brecher, Tim Costello, Brendan Smith
Green Jobs Kindle Economic Hopes
Signs of Life :: Small Stories About Big Change
Masthead
The YES! Staff, Interns and Volunteers that helped put together the Summer 2008 issue of YES! Magazine: "A Just Foreign Policy."