The creative spirit, and how it moves us.

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.
The People Speak Out at FCC Hearing in Seattle
by Reclaim the Media
Fran Korten and Sarah van Gelder speak out against consolidation of media ownership at the November 2007 Seattle FCC hearings
DinoCar Cartoon
"Supposedly it gets 35 miles per talon." Caption submitted by Linda Prescatore.
Umoja Village Photo Essay
by Heather Mueller
In Miami, homeless citizens didn’t wait for the city. They created their own home and found dignity and safety. Article: Heather Mueller. Photo essay: Rolfe Ross.
People Taking Charge :7: Free Art, No REALLY free
Adam Neate creates art and leaves it on the street.
People Taking Charge :1: Hip Hop: “Voice of the Voiceless”
Hip Hop is right at home being the voice of the voiceless. It takes a "we don't need permission" attitude. Includes video of Rebel Diaz and music from Foundation Movement.
People We Love :: César López
Colombian classical musician César López is the founder of the Battalion of Immediate Artistic Reaction, a group of Colombian musicians and activists who are committed to making peace through music.
No Comment
Philanthropy, good intentions and a kind heart will always put you in tyranny’s stew pot.
People Taking Charge
Seven inspiring examples of ways to be free right now: farming a city roof, creating a peace village, defying the law by feeding the hungry in a city park…