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.

The Time For Nonviolence Has Come
by Michael N. Nagler
International Solidarity Movement and the power of nonviolence
The Meaning of War
by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
The Meaning of War: Sarah Ruth van Gelder interviews Robert Jay Lifton, apocalypse, civil liberties, empire, fear of the U.S.
Shall We Study War or Peace?
by Fran Korten
Fran Korten reviews YES! Magazine's Making Peace and Victor David Hansons An Autumn of War.
The Politics of Happiness
by Enrique Peñalosa, Susan Ives
The Politics of Happiness by Enrique Penalosa as told to Susan Ives, mayor of Bogata Colombia, makes the city safe. car-free streets. Enrique Penalosa.
Peace Movement Shifts Focus
by Megan Tady
United for Peace and Justice, evolving the anti-war movement into a peace movement and addressing the 2004 election.
Veterans Benefits Cut
by David Smith
2004 budget plan cuts veterans health-care benefits. VA benefits and Community Oriented Policing Services cut.
U.S. And European Unions Hold Out For Peace
by Carolyn McConnell
U.S. and European Unions oppose war in Iraq. AFL-CIO passes resolution against war. USLAW. Internat
Tribes Find Power In Wind
by Winona LaDuke
Intertribal Council on Utility Policy, COUP, first wind generator dedicated on Rosebud Reservation, clean energy windshed. sustainable homeland economic development. summer 2003.
Iraqi Americans Face FBI Inquiries
by Pramila Jayapal
U.S. Justice Department and FBI interview immigrants.
Citizen Weapons Inspectors Convicted
by Jeremy Eckert
Citizen Weapons Inspectors Convicted by Jeremy Eckert; 3 nuns face life prison sentences, for Minuteman disarming in Colorado.
High Tech Jobs Emigrate
by David Beckman
U.S. employers move 3.3 million white-collar jobs overseas. IT jobs move offshore.
Government Information Clamp-down Resisted
by David Smith
Government Information Clamp-Down Resisted by David Smith
IMF Admits Its Failings
by Carolyn McConnell
IMF Admits Its Failings by Carolyn McConnell
Dismantling the Fortresses of Fear
by Jeff Halper
Rachel Corrie. A story about Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions.
by Susan Griffin
A poet and activist finds a place of beauty- while being arrested after speaking at Code Pink for Peace rally.