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.

a better life for hogs
by Holly Dressel
In response to the epidemic of industrial hog farms, Europe, Canada, and the U.S. share solutions - humane treatment of farm animals
Finding Dignity in Exile
by Ingrid Drake
Fleeing the violence of Burma's military rulers, Shan women create a sanctuary and a power base by working together.
Discussion Guide for a Conspiracy of Hope
When has awareness of an injustice spurred you into action? What was it that made you want to act? What kind of information or images have made you feel unwilling or unable to act? More questions like these . . .
The beloved community of Martin Luther King
by Grace Lee Boggs
Reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s revolutionary ideas and what they might mean for us today.
YES! But How? :: Hazards of Non-Stick Cookware
by Rachel Milanez, Becky Brun
Household tips to live more sustainably: Non-stick Cookware Safety, Refrigerator Efficiency, Expired Medicine, Recycling Cell Phones, and Leftover Soap.
A Pilgrimage to Syria
by Elias Amidon, Elizabeth Rabia Roberts
The Damascus peace mission: pilgrims to Syria find that the healing of wounds begins with listening, learning, and praying together in many languages.
Teach-It: Using Teach-in as a Change Tactic
by Connie Kim
Teach-It: Using Teach-in as a Change Tactic by Connie Kim
Act Globally, Locally - and Statewide
by Fran Korten
Act Globally, Locally - and Statewide
Resources For Courage
civil liberties and constitutional rights resources
Complexity, Trust, And Terror
by Langdon Winner
Complexity, Trust, and Terror by Langdon Winner. Dependence on technology.
Against the Tide
by Ronald Takaki
Against the Tide by Ronald Takaki, internment of Japanese Americans did not take place in Hawaii.
The Fires of Joy
by David Spangler
The Fires of Joy by David Spangler
Debating Hate
by Thomas Simon
UNC students debate with Pastor Fred Phelps and his anti-gay views.
Filming While Dark
by Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez
Filming While Dark by Roberto Rodriguez. A Chicano man decides not to let fear rule his life after being questioned by federal authorities for filming while "dark".
Detroit Renaissance
by Shawn Rhea
the story of a grassroots effort to renew a post-industrial city. AC3T, Boggs Center, Detroit summer, Adamah, Grace Boggs, Cass Corridor Food Cooperative, Romanowski Park.