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.

Evo Morales: Indigenous Power
by Jubenal Quispe
Evo Morales, Bolivia's first indigenous president, is forwarding a socially just agenda that promotes the country's sovereignty and multiculturalism.
8 Hotspots of Progress
by Catherine Bailey, Sarah Kuck
8 Hotspots of Progress. Explore this interactive map of the social movements, new leaders, and cross-border alliances that are transforming Latin America.
Democracy Rising
by Nadia Martinez
Latin America's marginalized are mobilizing and changing the face of their nations' politics. From increasing national oil profits to rethinking regional trade plans, they are empowering themselves and lessening their dependence on the U.S.
In Their Own Words
In their own words, Cuban doctors share stories of outreach work in foreign communities. We also hear from co-operative community members in other parts of the world.
Who Drowned the Big Easy? What You Haven't Been Told
by Greg Palast
Greg Palast reveals the real reasons why New Orleans drowned in this extract from his bestseller 'Armed Madhouse: From Baghdad to New Orleans — Sordid Secrets and Strange Tales of a White House Gone Wild.'
Fishbowl Cartoon
"So many ways to sink or swim." Caption submitted by Henning Drager.
Affect Change: Go to the US Social Forum
People explain why they are going to the US Social Forum in Atlanta, Georgia, June 27-July 1, 2007.
Commentary: US Social Forum - What Another U.S. Might Look Like
by Michael Leon Guerrero
Will the first US Social Forum be an "aha" moment in the global movement for change.
Malik Rahim: Spreading Common Ground
by Doug Pibel
An interview with the cofounder of New Orleans' Common Ground Collective.
Guerrilla Reconstruction in New Orleans
by Greg Palast
Showing FEMA a thing or two about rebuilding communities... Common Ground takes charge
100 Years of Human Rights in the U.S.
Explore 100 years of human rights achievements and losses in the US: racial justice, immigrant rights, women's rights, worker rights, and more.
Every Day Ought To Be Earth Day
by Ann Lovejoy
A sermon given by Ann Lovejoy at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Bainbridge Island.
Who Drowned the Big Easy? What You Haven't Been Told
by Greg Palast
Greg Palast reveals the real reasons why New Orleans drowned in this extract from his bestseller 'Armed Madhouse: From Baghdad to New Orleans — Sordid Secrets and Strange Tales of a White House Gone Wild.'
Declaration of La Paz
by Jallalla Indigenous Pueblos and Nations of Abya Yala
A message of resilience, hope and solidarity from the indigenous peoples of Abya Yala.
China Provokes Debate in Africa
by Walden Bello
Walden Bello examines China's input into the World Social Forum movement.