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.

Justicia Café
by Dee Axelrod
En Uganda, una comunidad de pequeños agricultores judíos han creado una nueva cooperativa de café de Comercio Justo junto a sus vecinos cristianos y musulmanes.
Impaciencia Santa
by Matthew Fox
Un tiempo en el que apenas estamos comenzando a captar la completa magnificencia del cosmos — y en el que además amenazamos a nuestro hogar planetario — es un tiempo correcto para sentir impaciencia santa.
Espíritu Naciente
by Michael Nagler
Los progresistas espirituales recién están comenzando a comprender el poder que brinda el expresar una opinión — unidos — y el mensaje que esta actitud envía a la sociedad.
Estoy Contigo Contra el Desorden
by Jeanette Armstrong
Una mujer indígena nos invita a aprender lo que parece la desarraigada cultura norteamericana ante los ojos de un pueblo que es “sueño y tierra a la vez”.
Indicators: Spring 2006
Short indicators from the Spring 2006 issue: Including Immigrant-Rights Advocate Honored;Maryland Passes Wal-Mart Law; Bechtel Drops Bolivia Water Lawsuit; Solar Energy Booms; Uranium Price Jumps; Kuwait Oil Falls Short;Voting Rights Restored; Trouble Rocks Voting Machine Firm; Town Wins One Against Corporate Farming;Antibiotic Banned; India Gives Incentives for Parents of Girls; Japan Pioneers Clean Waste Disposal;
The Sweat Free Movement
by Lilja Otto
Students, union members and textile workers act together to fight sweatshop clothing.
Local Businesses Counter Corporate Rule
by Merrian Fuller
The Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) lets small businesses network to help influence policies in a world controlled by corporate powers.
U.S.-India Nuclear Deal Overlooks Clean Energy Options
by Worldwatch Institute
World Watch Institute believes the new U.S.-India nuclear deal increases risk of terrorist access to nuclear weapons.
Houston Janitors Win Union Struggle
by Megan Tady
The people who clean Houston's tallest buildings have won the right to organize and be represented by the Service Employees International Union.
50 Ways to Thrive and Survive in the Next 10 Years
50 different strategies and ideas to live a better life
Indicators: Asian Activists Join Forces Against WTO
by Lilja Otto, Stephanie Fung
Hong Kong protesters and South Koreans join march at Hong Kong WTO meeting
The Page That Counts
by Andrew Lovejoy
Number of years in which New York officials hope to have converted the city’s entire fleet to hybrid-powered: . . .
Acupuncturists help ease post-Katrina stress
by Richard Muhammad
Acupuncturists Without Border help relieve the pain of those left in post-Katrina New Orleans and those who have come to help.
Economic Rebirth After the Storm
by Meizhu Lui
United for a Fair Economy helps the devastated Houma Nation organize a new economic model for itself.
Nothing Stops Mardi Gras
by Jordan Flaherty
Just six months after Hurricane Katrina, the annual Mardi Gras reigns supreme while many displaced residents still have nothing to celebrate