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.
Seeds of Justice, Seeds of Hope

In the midst of the toxic atmosphere of Watts, seeds are sprouting, organic gardens are thriving, young people are discovering a vocation, and healthy, whole foods are becoming part of everyday life.

YES! But How? :: Off the Grid

Live off the grid, Sustainable burials, Alternatives to plywood roof decking, Greywater on gardens,and Reusing Envelopes

Urban Peacemaker

an interview with Daniel "Nane" Alejandrez by Sarah Ruth van Gelder

Is It Right?

What religous leaders, poets, veterans and others are saying about going to war with Iraq

Saying Yes! to Peace

Voices from the YES! Magazine archives on War, Iraq, and Envisioning a Better Way.

Waiting for War

Do Iraqis want an American invasion to free them from Saddam Hussein? An American journeys to Iraq, where he finds a people battered by twenty years of war and sanctions and 30 years of Saddam Hussein’s rule praying an invasion does not come.

From Empire to Earth Community

We can choose a path of patient and compassionate justice that respects life, the rights of the innocent, and the rule of law, as we simultaneously work to bring justice to the world by creating a world that works for all.

There is no Basis for War

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.