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.

Opening Our Hearts And Changing Our Minds
by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
Opening our Hearts and Changing our MInds: Sarah Ruth van Gelder on the transformative moment of 9/11/01.
Ten Things You Can Do To Shape History
by Fran Korten
A commentary by Fran Korten in response to September 11.
Diverse Coalition of Americans Speak Out Against War
DIVERSE COALITION OF AMERICANS SPEAK OUT AGAINST WAR AS SOLUTION TO TERRORISM. Rosa Parks, Danny Glover, Gloria Steinem and Harry Belafonte join effort calling for justice not vengeance.
Sample Letter to your representatives
Sample Letter to Congress
Prayers in response to September 11
Talking Points
Covers principles to invoke in the debate on how to respond to terrorism, including protecting the innocent, upholding American values, avoiding military escalation, and promoting international cooperation.
Sample Letter To the Editor
Sample Letter to the Editor
A World Out of Touch With Itself:
by Rabbi Michael Lerner
Tikkun Magazine editor explores how terror is the quintessential act of dehumanization and not recognizing the sanctity of others, and a visible symbol of a world increasingly irrational and out of control.
How To Defeat Bin Laden
by Michael T. Klare
The campaign against bin Laden is best pursued as an international criminal matter rather than as a military campaign.
Or Are We Going To War
by Tamim Ansary
Commentary: Or are we going to war? by Tamim Ansary. Reflections on the war in Afghanistan by an Afghani resident of the U.S.
Graphics to Download
Various size images of Justice not Vengeance Flag, and Earth Injury Flag.
Reader Comments
Afghanistan: a portrait in numbers
Afghanistan: A Portrait in Numbers
Letter from the Editor
by Sarah van Gelder
IF we can reclaim the rights to the commons and accept the responsibilities of stewardship, we can protect the living vitality of planet Earth.
Readers' Forum
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