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.

Signs of Life :: Media
by Jonathan Lawson
FCC Chair Kevin Martin pushes a decision to allow big media companies to hold combined ownership of newspapers, TV and radio
Signs of Life :: U.S. Military
by Brooke Jarvis
Protesters Block Base Construction in Vicenza Italy - Suicides among U. S. veterans - Potrero residents protest Blackwater training facility - YES! magazine signs of life
Let the Sun Shine In (and some wind, too)
Just the Facts :: Global Warming and Climate Solutions
Quote :: Lester Brown
One way or another, the choice will be made by our generation, but it will affect life on earth for all generations to come. Illustrated with a photo of solar units brought on foot to a Himalayan village. The Barefoot College of Tilonia, India is training locals on installation and repair of solar units.
Instead of More Coal Plants …
What’s the potential for carbon-free electricity production? How many coal plants could we replace if we turned to carbon-free renewables instead?
Pete Seeger: “YES! is my favorite magazine.”
Activist and folksinger Pete Seeger has been a YES! subscriber since 1997.
Signs of Life :: Story Index
Small Stories about Big Changes, in topic areas: Voting, U.S. Military, Media, Environment, and Human Rights
Who’s Responsible? 100 Years of CO2
Who’s Responsible for 100 Years of CO2: Our YES! Magazine Graphic gives Just the Facts on global warming and global equity.
Photo Essay :: Pete Seeger at Home
by Michael Bowman
This photo series by Michael Bowman for YES! Magazine shows folk-legend Pete Seeger at his home in Beacon, New York, overlooking the Hudson River, in December, 2007.
Earth Under Fire :: Photo Essay :5:
by Gary Braasch
Sustainable Appalachia: The Healing Harvest Forest Foundation
by Jason Rutledge
Over the past decade, a growing network of practitioners across Appalachia have chosen to live with horses in a utilitarian way. They are using horse power to practice “restorative forestry.”
Signs of Life :: Environment
by Margit Christenson
Two stories: Kenyans revive Lake Nakuru and flamingos have been returning, 2) World Bank and Kazakh government have helped the fourth largest lake in the world - the Aral Sea - begin to recover.
Climate Solutions :: About the Cover
by Channing Johnson
Our Spring 2008 issue cover: Bill McKibben near his home in Vermont. Photographed by Channing Johnson for YES! Magazine.
Quote Page :: Intolerable Beauty
by Chris Jordan
Photographs by Chris Jordan from his series, Intolerable Beauty: Portraits of American Mass Consumption.