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.

Vote Hope 2008 :5: Chris Hedges
by Sarah van Gelder, Chris Hedges
Where are the opportunities for real change in the 2008 election? Chris Hedges talks about mass media and the need to address the personal and economic despair.
Vote Hope 2008 :4: Bill McKibben
by Sarah van Gelder
Where are the opportunities for real change in the 2008 election? To find out, we spoke to some grassroots organizers, national leaders, and elected officials who are working for change.
Vote Hope 2008 :3: Mark Ritchie
by Sarah van Gelder
Where are the opportunities for real change in the 2008 election? To find out, we spoke to some grassroots organizers, national leaders, and elected officials who are working for change.
Vote Hope 2008 :2: Lennox Yearwood
by Sarah van Gelder
Where are the opportunities for real change in the 2008 election? To find out, Sarah van Gelder spoke to some grassroots organizers, national leaders, and elected officials who are working for change. Here, she talked with Rev. Lennox Yearwood, of the Hip Hop Caucus.
Vote Hope 2008 :1: Cheri Honkala
by Sarah van Gelder
Where are the opportunities for real change in the 2008 election? To find out, we spoke to some grassroots organizers, national leaders, and elected officials who are working for change.
Tandem Cartoon
"I guess you're right, Sue. This relationship is getting nowhere." Caption submitted anonymously.
Voices in Wartime
by Jing Fong
Curriculum tools and resources from the Voices in Wartime Education Project.
Connect and Engage :: Teaching Peace
by Jing Fong
Resources to accompany the December 2007 Education Connection newsletter on Teaching Peace: PeaceJam, Teaching Tolerance, Educators for NonViolence, Oxfam Education: Darfur-Teaching the Issues.
If you are lucky in this life
by Cameron Penny
If you are lucky in this life: A poem of hope by Cameron Penny, 4th Grader, Michigan.
Caliente para el hombre en llamas
by Charles Shaw
El festival de "Burning Man" en el desierto de Nevada atrae gente de todo el país, para experimentar con las posibilidades que le ofrece un espacio libre de regulaciones a la raza humana.
Guía de conversación para YES! número 44 :: Libera tu espacio
by Margit Christenson, Brooke Jarvis
Este número de YES! nos presenta gente que se han cansado de esperar al cambio; se han dado cuenta de su propio poder para liberar los espacios donde viven, trabajan, aprenden y crean.
La gente se hace cargo :7: Arte gratis, de verdad, gratis
Adam Neate crea obras de arte y las deja en la calle.
La gente se hace cargo :6: Aldea de paz en Colombia
Varias aldeas y pueblos en Colombia resisten a la violencia, permaneciendo neutral, negandose a participar en la guerra, viviendo sin armas y diciendo no a la injusticia.
La gente se hace cargo :5: Compartiendo comida, rompiendo la ley
En Orlando, "Food Not Bombs" ofrece comida a la gente pobre en los parques del centro. Con acciones directas crear -desde los raizes- una alternativa a la economía capitalista.
Cerrando de un golpe el baúl de la guerra
El 70 por ciento de los norteamericanos están hartos de gastar dinero en Irak. ¿Pero qué hace falta para que el Congreso siga la voluntad de la gente? Lea más.