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.

Fighting Terror with Law and Dignity
by Tom Andrews
The driving force behind our military build-up has been the so-called “War on Terror.” But what strategies are actually effective in combating terrorism? Tom Andrews, former member of Congress, explains what works in Fighting Terror with Law and Dignity.
Candidates for Congress Show the Way Out
by Erik Leaver
The 2006 mid-term election sent a clear signal: Americans want out of Iraq. As the occupation drags on, 10 candidates for the U.S. Congress announce a plan to bring all the troops home.
Family Reunions Build Bridges to Cuba
by Elizabeth Cerejido
If there’s one thing Cubans in Miami share with compatriots in Cuba, it’s a desire to travel freely—especially to visit family. Lifting the U.S. travel ban could open all kinds of doors.
Africa’s Own Needs Should Come First
by Emira Woods
Rising prices make African oil a tempting prize. But African leaders are resisting U.S. plans to militarize the continent, saying their resources should be used to alleviate poverty.
A Real Pro-Israel Policy Helps Palestine, Too
by Stephen Zunes
Stephen Zunes, in A Real Pro-Israel Policy Helps Palestine, Too argues that we could adopt a real pro-Israel policy, that is also a pro-Palestine and pro-peace.
8 Experts Show the Way to a New Role for the U.S.
How can we transform our most difficult global relationships? 8 experts give their best advice on a new role for the U.S.
What Americans Say …
Today you are in the majority. Nearly two out of three Americans believe U.S. relations with the rest of the world are on the wrong track. Our military is stretched thin, our economic bubble is bursting, our moral standing is at a low point—it seems our days as the world's sole superpower are numbered.
The Way to a Just Foreign Policy
by John Feffer
It’s time to leave behind old ideas of superpowers. A changing world brings new opportunities for peace and the chance to join a community of nations.
Theme Guide :: A Just Foreign Policy
It’s time to leave behind old ideas of superpowers. A changing world brings new opportunities for peace and the chance to join a community of nations.
“No Nuclear Weapons”
by Sarah van Gelder
Sarah van Gelder interviews former Secretary of State, George Shultz, who advocates abolition of nuclear weapons as the means to stop further proliferation and avert dangerous terrorism or all-out war.
Lisa Schirch :: Scholar of Peace
Students Against Sweatshops
Kumeyaay Nation :: Strengthening Cross-border Ties
Base Closure Movements :: From Okinawa to Italy
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Peace Corps Seed Bankers