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.

Stories of Positive Action
by William Nerin, Bernard Marszalek, Dana Berg, Joanne Dickerman
Readers take action: A Victory in Argentina by Bernard Marszalek - Bicycle Messengers by Dana Berg - Clean Elections Coming by William Nerin - Getting Active by Joanne Dickerman
Book Reviews: Now is it time to close the prisons?
by Carol Estes
Now is it time to close the prisons? by Carol Estes - Book reviews of THE PERPETUAL PRISONER MACHINE: How America Profits from Crime By Joel Dyer - ARE PRISONS OBSOLETE? By Angela Y. Davis - PRISON NATION: The Warehousing of America's Poor Edited by Tara Herivel and Paul Wright - THE DEATH GAME: Capital Punishment and the Luck of the Draw - By Mike Gray
The Page That Counts :: Winter 2004
Number of glasses of tap water you can drink for the same price as a six-pack of soda, and more...
India's Dawn
by Rachel Milanez
India's Dawn by Rachel Milanez - Auroville reforestation and water management
The Big Promise of the Small
by Carolyn McConnell
How a Namibian beetle, drip irrigation, clay pots and a child's seesaw help overcome water scarcity
The Lake And the 'hood
by Jane Braxton Little
Mono Lake activists fought a 16-year David-versus-Goliath battle against the city's Department of Water and Power (DWP) to stop water diversions to Los Angeles. Yet the rural community and the city have emerged from the fray as watershed partners.
Amal's Birthday
by Carolyn McConnell
Kathy Kelly of Voices in the Wilderness- interviewed by Carolyn McConnell.
Rides For Freedom
by Megan Tady
Rides for Freedom by Megan Tady Immigrant Workers' Freedom Ride (IFWR)
Jewish Group Issues Call To Bring Settlers Home
by Janis Siegel
Jewish Group Issues Call to Bring Settlers Home by Janis Siegel
Whose Voting Machines?
by Doug Pibel
Voting Machine Corporations Controlled by Republicans tied to Bush
Navy Backs Down On Sonar, Not On DU
by Rachel Milanez
Navy Backs Down on Sonar Not on DU by Rachel Milanez - low frequency sonar tests and whales and marine life, SURTASS, Depleted Uranium in the fishing grounds of fthe coast of Washington
Indicators: Issue #28
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
The people of Bolivia took to the streets in massive numbers in October, calling for more control over their country's oil resources and, finally, toppling President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada.
California Goes Greener
by Kim Corrigan
Green Building Policy at University of California and Living Classroom in San Francisco, California by Kim Corrigan
Global Warming Costs Mount
by Krista Camenzind
Hottest September Worldwide, insurance costs of climate change, Global Warming Costs Mount by Krista Camenzind
A Watershed Runs Through You
by Freeman House
The struggle to bring back endangered salmon draws one community into a new commitment to the well-being of its watershed