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.
Indicator: Mayors Vote to Support Climate
by Megan Tadyposted Oct 04, 2005
- US mayors, and mayors from throughout the world vote to support climate protection.
Get Your Optimism Fix
by Fran Kortenposted Oct 04, 2005
- The Green Festival is a two-day party with a serious purpose: to accelerate the emergence of a new economic paradigm that is life-affirming and life-restoring. Together we are cultivating a culture of sustainability and social equity that honors our interdependence with all life. Green Festival unites green businesses, social and environmental groups, visionary thinkers and thousands of community members in a lively exchange of ideas, commerce and movement building fun. Learn
by Judith Kirstein-Keshetposted Oct 04, 2005
- Monitoring human rights abuses at checkpoints in occupied Palestine
Book Review: Delaying the Real World by Colleen Kinder
by Meredith Dearbornposted Sep 26, 2005
- Colleen Kinder's book is a well-researched manual full of ideas to help 20-somethings creatively avoid a narrow career track and lead to a more personally fulfilling career and life. Volunteer work, overseas travel, and internships are covered.
Book Review: Cancer-Gate: How to Win the Losing Cancer War by Samuel S. Epstein
by Judy Bradyposted Sep 26, 2005
- Epstein's follow-on book to
Book Review: Dilemmas of Domination by Walden Bello
by Saul Landauposted Sep 26, 2005
- Walden Bello, scholar activist, has written a manifesto on how globalization works and fails.
Now Let’s Rescue America: Nine Key Steps For The Left
by Van Jonesposted Sep 16, 2005
- Issues of racism, poverty, climate destabilization, petro-chemical poisons and the vulnerabilities of an oil-based economy are not just petty obsessions of the politically-correct crowd. They are life-and-death issues for real people.
Limits of Empire
by James K. Galbraithposted Sep 14, 2005
- We need a new vision of who we are in the world. Let it rest on building up our friends and neighbors. Let us again be committed to building the core capacities—in education, public health, housing, and transport—that underpin real development.
"Leave Us Alone”… to Drown?
by Frances Moore Lappéposted Sep 12, 2005
- We need leadership calling us to the real challenge, not to shrink government – which has grown much faster under Bush than during the Clinton years -- but to make it genuinely democratic in order to better protect our common futures.
Book Review: Carfree Cities by J.H. Crawford
by Guy Daunceyposted Sep 12, 2005
- Guy Dauncey reviews a book that praises the details in life that become noticable when people walk through their communities instead of driving.
Book Review: America Beyond Capitalism by Gar
by Adria Scharfposted Sep 12, 2005
- Adria Scharf reviews a book that will ignite the creative imagination needed for progressive activists to connect their work to a shared vision for a democratic political-economic system
Radically Righteous Babe
by Dee Axelrodposted Sep 08, 2005
- There are artists whose work is ceative and then there are artists so charged with creative power that it's impossible to find the seam between the art and the life. Ani Di Franco fits in the latter category.
Book Review: Collapse by Jared
posted Sep 08, 2005
- Richard Heinberg reviews a book that looks at civilizations and their tendency to collapse
India Restricts Generic Drugs
by Meredith Dearbornposted Sep 08, 2005
- India's parliament voted to restrict production of low-cost generic medicines, signaling a potential reduction in supply of medicines to the global poor
Experts Warn of Oil Peak
by Rik Langendoenposted Sep 08, 2005
- World oil supplies are about to decline, risking major effects on the world's economy and politics