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How “we the people” decide what we want, and how we get it.

A Just Foreign Policy :: Resource Guide A Just Foreign Policy :: Resource Guide
by Noah Grant, Christiane Ranc
A resource guide on foreign policy actions. Ways to Take Action and Get Connected: Support returning veterans, Promote Economic Justice, Abolish Nuclear Weapons, End the War, Be a Citizen Diplomat, Protect Human Rights.
Presidential Candidates on Foreign Policy—Military Presidential Candidates on Foreign Policy—Military
by Erik Leaver
What will U.S. foreign affairs look like if John McCain prevails? What if President Obama sets the agenda? Erik Leaver looks behind the hype to the records, advisors, and promises of the presidential candidates.
IPS Report :: A Just Security IPS Report :: A Just Security
The YES! editors worked closely with members of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) in producing this issue. Here is background on IPS and a link to their full report: Just Security :: An Alternative Foreign Policy Framework.
Audio: Swim Against the Current Audio: Swim Against the Current
by Jim Hightower
Listen to Jim Hightower read an excerpt of Chapter 14 of his book Swim Against the Current.
FALLOUT: Coming Home From the War in Iraq FALLOUT: Coming Home From the War in Iraq
by Ava Lowery
A short film by Ava Lowery about the war in Iraq and its effects on our returning troops. Pro-war or anti-war, we should all take the time to listen to what our returning troops have to say.
Control Room Control Room
by Jehane Noujaim
View the trailer for Jehane Noujaim's award-winning documentary, Control Room, which examines media coverage of the Iraq War.
Why Positive Journalism Matters 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 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.
Signs of Life :: Media
by Jonathan Lawson
FCC Chair Kevin Martin pushes a decision to allow big media companies to hold combined ownership of newspapers, TV and radio
YES! Picks :: Argentina, Turning Around 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.
People We Love :: Erica Fernandez People We Love :: Erica Fernandez
16 year-old Erica Fernandez received a 2007 Brower Youth award for her campaign to stop the building of a liquefied natural gas plant.
Signs of Life :: Voting Signs of Life :: Voting
by Edward Hailes
Activists lead successful legal campaigns to stop laws in Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland that discourage voting and voter registration
Teacher as Cultural Broker Teacher as Cultural Broker
by Jane Dalton
Understanding and interpreting the cultures of second language learners in our schools is growing increasingly difficult as our student population becomes more diverse. Jane Dalton reports on a weeklong renewal seminar at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), where teachers were introduced to the culture of Latino and Hispanic students.
Youth Feel the Power Youth Feel the Power
by Shadia Fayne Wood
Young people are creating the Youth Climate Movement, the Campus Climate Challenge, PowerShift 2007 and more, organizing to create a future that they will be living in.
Vote Hope 2008 :6: Rep. Barbara Lee Vote Hope 2008 :6: Rep. Barbara Lee
by Sarah van Gelder
Where are the opportunities for real change in the 2008 election? Barbara Lee talks about the need to get more progressive members of Congress, and her OneVoicePAC.
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