People Taking Charge :3: PARK(ing) For a Day
Nov 07, 2007
- Transform public parking spaces into parks for a day, and change the streetscape.
DIY Liberation: Discussion Guide
by Margit Christenson, Brooke JarvisNov 07, 2007
- This issue of YES! introduces us to people who are done waiting for a leader to come along; who are recognizing their own power to liberate the spaces where they live, work, learn, and create.
Vote Hope: Our Best Hopes for Election '08
by Sarah van GelderNov 07, 2007
- Where are the opportunities for real change in the 2008 election? To find out, we spoke to some grassroots organizers, national leaders, and elected officials who are working for change. Cheri Honkala, Lennox Yearwood, Mark Ritchie, Bill McKibben, Chris Hedges, and Barbara Lee.
by Aimee Allison, David SolnitNov 07, 2007
- It hasn't been enough to be right about the war or to be in the majority. To stop this war—and the next one—we need to reclaim our proud tradition of “people power.”
World Social Forum :: Liberated Spaces at Your Doorstep
by Lilja OttoNov 07, 2007
- Since 2001, people from all corners of the globe have come to the World Social Forums (WSF) to build strategies for another world. This year, the World Social Forum is coming to them.
Pirates on the Open Airwaves
by Brooke JarvisNov 07, 2007
- Low-power transmitters are making local radio accessible to many. Is this pirate radio or is it serving the public interest?
On Critical Mass and the First Amendment
by Reverend BillyNov 07, 2007
- Do you need a permit to ride bicycles in New York? Critical Mass bicyclists say the First Amendment is their permit.
Being the Change: In Gandhi's Footsteps
by Manish JainNov 07, 2007
- Manish Jain talks about how he is trying to learn how to live his values today rather than waiting for the system to change. How can we find the courage to walk out of institutions and structures that reinforce violence, injustice and exploitation.
Dutch Traffic Calming
by Jay WalljasperNov 07, 2007
- Traffic calming began in the Netherlands with people putting furniture in the streets and has spread from there. An excerpt from "The Great Neighborhood Book: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Placemaking"
It Took a Village
by Heather MuellerNov 07, 2007
- In Miami, homeless citizens didn’t wait for the city. They created their own home and found dignity and safety.
Pete Seeger: The Power of Song
by Jim BrownNov 07, 2007
- Jim Brown's new documentary Pete Seeger: The Power of Song, summarizes the 80-year career of America's preeminent folk-singer.
David Solnit Stands Up For Protest
Aug 29, 2007
- David Solnit Stands Up For Protest
Debra Harry Stands Up For Native Knowledge
Aug 29, 2007
- Debra Harry Stands Up For Native Knowledge
Taking on Corporate Power
Aug 20, 2007
- The stories in YES! Magazine's Stand Up to Corporate Power about the peaceful revolutionaries who have stepped up to challenge corporate dominance.
Seeing Another World: U.S. Social Forum 2008
Aug 14, 2007
- Instead of drawing crowds with superstar speakers and performers, the participants of the 2008 U.S. Social Forum were the stars. Those who are accustomed to being excluded were at the center, and those who were used to being silenced were heard.