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.

People Taking Charge :6: Colombia Peace Village
Individual villages in Colombia are resisting by remaining neutral, refusing to participate in the war, not carrying weapons, and saying no to injustice
People Taking Charge :5: Sharing Food, Breaking the Law
Orlando's Food Not Bombs Feed the Hungry in Downtown Parks, using direct action to create a grassroots alternative to the capitalist economy.
People Taking Charge: Homeless Build Community
Prestes Maia and the Downtown Housing Movement Create Homes for the Homeless in Brazil
People Taking Charge :3: PARK(ing) For a Day
Transform public parking spaces into parks for a day, and change the streetscape.
People Taking Charge :2: Grow Food on Your Roof
at Start Now Farm in Bremerton, WA a couple grows food on their roof, garage, carport . .
People Taking Charge :1: Hip Hop: “Voice of the Voiceless”
Hip Hop is right at home being the voice of the voiceless. It takes a "we don't need permission" attitude. Includes video of Rebel Diaz and music from Foundation Movement.
Conversation Café :: Guidelines
by Vicki Robin
The conversation café agreements are guidelines for participating with others in group settings so there’s freedom for all, not a free-for-all.
People We Love :: César López
Colombian classical musician César López is the founder of the Battalion of Immediate Artistic Reaction, a group of Colombian musicians and activists who are committed to making peace through music.
Readers Forum :: Corporations Comments
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Philanthropy, good intentions and a kind heart will always put you in tyranny’s stew pot.
YES! But How? :: Organic Milk
by Catherine Bailey, Margit Christenson
Practical tips on how to eat local in the winter, increase your fridge's efficiency, bike in the cold, and find organic milk.
From the Publisher :: You Can't Outsource a Relationship
by Fran Korten
All about the YES! experience with outsourcing and creating quality service for our readers.
The Page That Counts :: Winter 2008
by Margit Christenson
Percentage of American 13- to 24-year-olds stating that time with family is the one thing that makes them the happiest: ...
Commentary: New Flow in the Global Plumbing
by Jonathan Rowe
There’s an effort underway to turn remittance payments from global workers into the foundation of a new grassroots development fund that bypasses the World Bank and IMF with their built-in agendas.
People We Love :: Winter 2008
Meet the People We Love :: Our Winter 2008 selection of people who inspire us :: Conrad Honicker, Anita Roddick, César López, Sophia Raliauskas.