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.

Speaking of Health Care
by Daina Saib
Tales of people with insurance, people without, those who are ill, those who are not. Personal stories from patients, doctors, and activists.
A Growing Movement
by Rev. Linda H. Walling
As Americans pay more for less health care, a movement toward universal health care is gaining steam.
If You Ask Maine
by Tish Tanski
Maine residents tell state what they want, government moves to give greater access to health care.
A Quick Resource Guide
Audio, video and reference book resources for taking action on community and national health care reform.
Indigenous People Open Summit to Preserve Sacred Mountain
by Brian Cisneros
On the first day of the Summit of Nations, attention is paid to an endangered mountain in the South Dakota badlands and a discussion of key issues.
Has Canada Got the Cure?
by Holly Dressel
The United States pays far more than Canada per capita for its health care services, yet Canadians get better care, according to various experts.
Americans Speak on Health Care
The Citizens’ Health Care Working Group solicited opinions regarding health care and prepared a report to Congress and the President.
American Health Care: A System to Die For
A visual map of health care articles in the Fall 2006 issue.
War at Home: The Seattle Shootings
by Paul Rogat Loeb
No moral argument can justify the Seattle shootings. Suicide bombings and the firing of rockets at civilian populations in Israel are equally contemptuous of innocent lives. But the question isn't about justifications. It's how to stop future violence.
Considering the Crisis
Suggested Reading for "How Likely Is Collapse"
Health Care: It's What Ails Us
by Doug Pibel, Sarah van Gelder
Americans spend the most, get the least, and have no health care security. The solution is not that difficult.
Crisis Is Opportunity
by Rob Cornell
Math Teacher Rob Cornell Tells Corvallis High School Graduates to Keep on Thinking
We are Farmers Not Gardeners
by Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez
South Central Los Angeles farmers evicted after years of harvests from a community farm maintain their protest weeks after its last occupants have been removed by sheriff deputies.
Notes from Underground
Reviews of Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Save the World, Global Class War, Healthy Money, Healthy Planet, Home Enlightenment and Independent America.
An Interpretation of Life
by Frances Moore Lappe
Frances Moore Lappe visits North-Central Italy to learn how cooperatives have succeeded in driving the local economy