ARTS

The creative spirit, and how it moves us.

Chris Jordan :: Running the Numbers
by Chris Jordan
Dazzling images make the statistics that describe the huge waste streams of our consumer culture visible. This photo essay shows recent works of Chris Jordan from his Running the Numbers and Intolerable Beauty series.
Lodge Cartoon
"You should have seen the one that got away." Caption submitted by Kent McCullough.
Why Positive Journalism Matters
by Sarah van Gelder
Listen to Sarah van Gelder's interview by Chris Vondrasek on KBCS' One World Report: "It is part of our journalistic task—to pay attention to where there is news of successful change."
Jon Warnow :: Brower Youth Awards
Listen to Jon's energetic acceptance speech as he invites all of us to “step outside our comfort zones” and remake our world.
Housing Cartoon
"I've tried everything and my footprint is still a size 10..." Caption submitted by Wanda Rockwell.
The First Women Barefoot Solar Engineers of the Gambia
See the solar installation in process, start to finish: follow two rural illiterate women from The Gambia who learn how to become Barefoot Solar Engineers.
Quote :: Lester Brown
One way or another, the choice will be made by our generation, but it will affect life on earth for all generations to come. Illustrated with a photo of solar units brought on foot to a Himalayan village. The Barefoot College of Tilonia, India is training locals on installation and repair of solar units.
Photo Essay :: Pete Seeger at Home
by Michael Bowman
This photo series by Michael Bowman for YES! Magazine shows folk-legend Pete Seeger at his home in Beacon, New York, overlooking the Hudson River, in December, 2007.
The Story of Stuff by Annie Leonard
by Annie Leonard
The Story of Stuff will take you on a provocative tour of our consumer-driven culture—from resourc extraction to iPod incineration—exposing the real costs of our use-it and lose-it approach to stuff.
YES! Picks :: Argentina, Turning Around
by Melissa Young, Mark Dworkin
From the producers of "Argentina: Hope in Hard Times" comes this intimate view of the new models of work, politics and community development that are now underway, as people re-invent their society to offer a better life for all.
Who Killed the Electric Car?
by Chris Paine
Find out why do the only kind of cars that we can drive run on oil. And discover a terrific alternative, a pure electric car.
In Review :: YES! Picks - Music
Our musical inspiration while putting out the Spring 2008 issue: Brett Dennen, Give Us Your Poor, Butch Hancock.
Interview with Maude Barlow
by Maude Barlow
Maude Barlow, chair of Council of Canadians, and international campaigner on water and climate change, talks about successes with major international campaigns on trade and water, and how climate change will affect and be affected by these issues. She draws lessons from those struggles for effective action on the climate crisis.
Tandem Cartoon
"I guess you're right, Sue. This relationship is getting nowhere." Caption submitted anonymously.
Quote :: Paul Goodman
by Paul Goodman
Paul Goodman quote that appears in the inside front cover of print magazine.