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.
Insisting on Peace in Colombia
by Bill Weinbergposted Nov 11, 2004
- The indigenous peoples, peasants, and urban youth of Colombia are declaring themselves off limits to the region's longest running war.
A Media Movement is Catching On
by Fran Kortenposted Nov 11, 2004
- Here’s a question that haunts me: If we had a vibrant, decentralized media system in this country, would we have gone to war in Iraq?
The Page that Counts :: Winter 2005
posted Nov 11, 2004
- Percent of the nation’s poor who live in the suburbs: . . . .
The Warriors Who Turned to Peace
by John Mohawkposted Nov 11, 2004
- John Mohawk discusses what we can learn from the legacy of Haudenosaunee peace making: peace is the result of righteousness, reason, and power.
Finding a Way Home
by Carolyn McConnellposted Nov 11, 2004
- Help for veterans returning home from Iraq. How have they been changed by their experience?
Spare the Rod
by Riane Eislerposted Nov 11, 2004
- It's not coincidental that throughout history the most violently despotic and warlike societies have been those in which violence, or the threat of violence, is used to maintain domination of parent over child and man over woman.
A Life Lived Whole
by Parker Palmerposted Nov 08, 2004
- What happens when people refuse to live a lie?
Love and Resistance in Wartime: An Interview with Chris Hedges
by Sarah Ruth van Gelderposted Nov 08, 2004
- A veteran war correspondent draws on his years in chaotic war zones to reflect on what the young men and women fighting in Iraq face as they return home, and what war trauma means for all of us.
A Phoenix from the Ashes
by Van Jonesposted Nov 08, 2004
- Our youth, our natural world, our neighbors—all are treated as expendables. What we need is a joining of movements based on valuing all life.
Letter from the Editor
by Sarah van Gelderposted Nov 08, 2004
- I hope this issue will nourish you and give you gifts of hope and resistance to take into the next stage of our common work.
The Page That Counts :: Fall 2004
posted Nov 04, 2004
- Amount that Catholic clergy in Europe, the U.S., and Canada pay clergy in India to perform a ritual prayer request: . . .
YES! But How? :: Broken Office Equipment
posted Nov 02, 2004
- Recycling office equipment, Microwave vs conventional ovens, Radioactive smoke alarms, Socially responsible investing
Letter from the Editor
by Sarah Ruth van Gelderposted Nov 02, 2004
- But I now see that petroleum products permeate every aspect of my life, from the petrochemicals that make industrial agriculture possible to the plastics that make up the keyboard I’m using. Can we live without oil? Can I?
Resource Guide for Healing and
posted Oct 25, 2004
- websites links for healing and resistance
The Page That Counts :: Summer 2004
posted Oct 13, 2004
- Rank of Nigeria among the world’s nations for percent of citizens reporting that they are happy . . .