Most Recent Articles - YES!

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From Empire to Earth Community
by David C. Korten
We can choose a path of patient and compassionate justice that respects life, the rights of the innocent, and the rule of law in a cooperative international effort to bring the guilty to justice, as we simultaneously work to bring justice to the world by creating a world that works for all.
More on What Is the Bush Doctrine
In September 2002, President Bush unveiled a new military strategy that supports US right to preemptive strikes.
More on What Would It Cost To Go To War?
by Carolyn McConnell
More on the cost of war. Human costs, military costs, environmental costs
More on Why Don’t Our Allies Support This War?
by Kim Corrigan
Prayers and Poems
A selection of prayers and poems on Iraq
There is no Basis for War
by Phyllis Bennis
Talking points created for United for Peace and Justice. We cannot accept the legitimacy of killing potentially hundreds of thousands of Iraqis to prevent an unknown speculative future threat.
10 Questions Americans Are Asking as the US Government Prepares for War
by Carolyn McConnell, Kim Corrigan
Ten questions Americans are asking in the run-up to war with Iraq.
Speaking for Justice
by Pramila Jayapal
Sikhs, Somalis, Arabs, Latinos, people whose lives have changed since September 11, 2001, gather in Seattle to tell their stories of fear and humiliation—stories that echo the Japanese internments . Immigrant injustices since Septermber 11. Erosion of constitutional rights.
Opposition to Iraq Invasion Builds,California Delivers for Families & the Earth, Mayan Justice Returns to Guatemala, South Dakota Backs Family Farmers, World Summit Takes on Corporations, Settlement Favors Saipan Workers, Unocal Can Be Sued for Atrocities, says Judge, Grocery Chain Goes Green, Report calls GMOs a “Disaster” for Farmers
Letter from the Editor
by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
Democracy is an unfinished project. Our challenge today is to include those who have been excluded, to reclaim our precious democracy from the corrupting influence of big money, and to deepen our democratic processes.
Talking Back: Media for the People
Media for the People- Ricardo "Kool Aid" Chavez, Desiree Evans, Megan Rowling, Jonathan Lawson, Jeff Chester and Gary O. Larson
Readers' Forum
Hyphenated People
Readers Take Action
by David Smith-Ferri
In Iraq, Waiting for War
Book Review - Making a Place for Community by Thad Williamson, Gar Alperovitz, and David Imbroscio
by David Morris
Book Review - Food Politics by Marion Nestle
by Ellie Winninghoff