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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.

A Conspiracy of Hope
by Zahara Heckscher
Many thought the global movement against unfair trade started in Seattle 1999. But going back over 200 years, people have reached across borders to end the slave trade, shame a brutal colonial regime, and bring respite to laborers of the industrial revolution.
Zapatistas and the Globalization of  Resistance Zapatistas and the Globalization of Resistance
by Bill Weinberg
They launched their uprising as NAFTA took effect, brought activists together in the jungles of southern Mexico, and inspired a worldwide justice movement. Ten years later, the Zapatistas are still thinking global.
Resurrecting Democracy an interview with Ernst Ulrich von Weizsaecker
by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
resurrecting democracy - an interview with Ernst Ulrich von Weizsaecker by Sarah Ruth van Gelder, resurrecting democracy through global governance and civil society
The February 15 Peace Uprising
by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
The February 15 peace uprising is just the most visible of many efforts in which ordinary people from around the world are together making things happen that wouldn't otherwise be possible.
Appropriating the Internet for Global Activism
by Mark Surman, Katherine Reilly
Activists are appropriating the Internet to collaborate, get heard, and mobilize. But this is just the beginning. Grassroots globalization
resources for crossing borders
by Becky Brun
Resources for Working Across Borders-Global Activism-policy advocacy, media, consumer campaigns, education, books, and film
Readers Take Action
by Jill Jacoby, Felicia Gray
A project that integrates ecological restoration, art, water education and community participation in Duluth, MN by Jill Jacoby. Global Visionaries by Felicia Gray
Positive Futures Network News
by Susan Gleason
New Faces, New Projects at Positive Futures Network
The Page That Counts :: Spring 2004 The Page That Counts :: Spring 2004
by Becky Brun
Number of people there would be in Manhattan if it had as few people per square mile as Alaska, and more...
Book Review: Radical Simpliciy: Small Footprints On a Finite Earth Book Review: Radical Simpliciy: Small Footprints On a Finite Earth
by Doug Pibel
Book review of RADICAL SIMPLICITY: Small Footprints on a Finite Earth by Jim Merkel- Reviewed by Doug Pibel
the gifts from the four directions
by Ilarion (Larry) Merculieff
the gifts from the four directions by Ilarion (Larry) Merculieff. The elders tell us that when the people of the four sacred colors come together at last, we will see the beginnings of a new world.
Book Review: Teaching the Restless
by Marie Eaton
Teaching the Restless is a sharp critique of schooling, child-rearing practices, and America's increasing rush to medicate away any perceived ‘problem' behaviors. In a disarmingly honest narrative, Chris Mercogliano admits his biases and presents his arguments through persuasive success stories about children who, in most schools, would have been "medicated to learn."
Etiquette for Activists Etiquette for Activists
by Michael F. Leonen
Why do so many attempts to build coalitions across race and culture result in hurt and division? These seasoned activists offer tips on what makes the difference between success and disaster.
Index To Indicators
by Rik Langendoen
Index to Indicators - Indicators are short news stories about big trends.
Phillipine Activism Honored
by Rachel Milanez
Activists Walden Bello and Nicano Perlas and others received Right Livelihood Awards.

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