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.
How Ralph Nader Won

The excitement generated by Ralph Nader's presidential bid is worrying those who hope to see Al Gore elected, encouraging those who want to build a strong third (or second!) party, and inspiring those who think he just might win.

Cry Out: Women Behind Bars

Women inmates describe prison life and the impact of a support group that provides an emotional and creative outlet.

Prisons That Work

There's more than one way to run a prison. Here are just a few of the possibilities

The Prison Industry Goes Global

Corporations are rushing to get in on the exploding growth of the prison-industrial complex. Will the WTO require nations to accept corporate prisons?

American Gulag

Why does the "home of the free" lock up 2 million men, women, boys, and girls-most of them people of color?

Genesee Peacemakers

Are all crime victims after revenge? Genesee County criminal justice officials are finding that victims are after something else-something that our criminal justice system rarely offers.