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.
Into-Through-Beyond: a lesson-planning framework for using YES! in the classroom
by Kim Corrigan, Bob Daviesposted Aug 08, 2004
- A brief outline of well-known planning technique that can help teachers make YES! content more meaningful, applicable and interesting to their students. Along with sharing the technique, we also provide an example of using it with a YES! article, and then offer some specific guidelines for effective curriculum planning.
Mother Nature and Her Dedicated Sweethearts vs. the Problem Children
by Nicole Levyposted Aug 08, 2004
- written by Nicole Levy, a 7th grade student at Hunter College High School in New York City. It is a response to Donella (Dana) Meadows' column "Just so much, and no more" published in YES! magazine.
Renewing the American Experiment
by David Kortenposted Aug 04, 2004
- This is our opportunity to join with all the world’s people and nations in a cooperative effort to realize the ideals of liberty, justice and opportunity for all people everywhere. This work calls us to a national dialogue in search of valid and uplifting answers to crucial questions in stories with the power to redefine our national political discourse and lead us to a new sense of national purpose.
Resource Guide: Can We Live Without Oil?
posted Jul 27, 2004
- Books and website listings that deal with alternatives to oil, and conservation. energy efficiency and renewable energy/fuels, alternative transportation, understanding the problem with oil
Your Stories of the Good Life
posted Jul 20, 2004
- The World in One Neighborhood, how to live the good life, examples of six different ways
Resources for the Good Life
posted Jul 20, 2004
- Resources for the Good Life - family and simple living, finding time, food and the good life, community and commons
by Stephen Silhaposted Jul 20, 2004
- The Village Building Convergence. A sunflower painted across an intersection. A solar-powered fountain. A corner tea kiosk. Portlanders are taking over their streets and teaching city officials to love “city repair.”
Mother of Exiles
by Pramila Jayapalposted Jul 20, 2004
- In the U.S. today, immigrants are taking the blame for everything from environmental stresses to terrorism to the poor job market. What’s at stake for all of us in this debate?
Book Review - With All Our Strength: the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan
by Negin Almassiposted Jul 18, 2004
Book Review- CONFRONTING CONSUMPTION Edited by Thomas Princen, Michael Maniates, and Ken Conca
by Vicki Robinposted Jul 18, 2004
- Book Review- CONFRONTING CONSUMPTION Edited by Thomas Princen, Michael Maniates, and Ken Conca
Book Review - A Human Being Died That Night: a South African Story of Forgiveness
by Leah Samuelposted Jul 18, 2004
Book review - Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, And Sex Workers In the New Economy
by Robin Broadposted Jul 18, 2004
Walking Through Fear
by Frances Moore Lappéposted Jul 16, 2004
- An interview with Frances Moore Lappé by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
Cheese, Bread, and Thou
by The Cheese Board Collectiveposted Jul 16, 2004
- A small cheese shop in Berkeley has become a community hub and a thriving model of worker ownership.
What Is the Good Life? Discussion
posted Jul 16, 2004
- But what really makes for a satisfying life? When you look at your own life, what has brought you genuine joy? What has brought you deep and lasting contentment? In this issue, we explore the question philosophers have wrestled with at least since Socrates asked, “How should one live?”