Most Recent from YES! Magazine

Our Own Agenda :: 10 Policies For a Better America
Large majorities of Americans agree on some of the most important issues of the day, from health care to war. “Ten Policies for a Better America” shows an agenda most of us can agree on—whether we think of ourselves as red, blue, or some other political color.
Commentary :: Food From the Grassroots
by Raj Patel
The food crisis is only getting worse. The answer involves a deep shift in the way our food comes to us.By making local governments pay attention to hunger, a range of organizations, working on everything from local food purchasing programs to farmers markets, are shaping the future of food.
People We Love :: Bill Moyer
by Stephen Silha
Bill Moyer founded the Backbone Campaign to call on political leaders to take a stand.
People We Love :: Eloisa Tamez
by Layla Aslani
People We Love :: Erica Wheeler
Erica Wheeler leads workshops that help people connect to the land.
People We Love :: Hari Kondabolu
by Layla Aslani
Kondabolu uses comedy to point out hidden assumptions about immigrants.
Signs of Life :: Human Rights
Indigenous communities in Canada scored a major victory on June 3, when logging was halted on the traditional territory of the Grassy Narrows First Nation in Ontario. Also, labor unions in California are backing the right of same-sex couples to marry.
Signs of Life :: Energy
Signs of Life :: Foreign Policy
Activists and political leaders across the country are saying “no” to U.S. military action against Iran and demanding that the U.S. government pursue real diplomacy.
Signs of Life :: Small Stories About Big Change
Small Stories about Big Change. Our Fall 2008 indicators of a more positive future.
Masthead
The YES! Staff, Interns and Volunteers that helped put together the Fall 2008 issue of YES! Magazine: "Purple America."
The Battle for Reality
by David Solnit
David Solnit was one of the Direct Action Network organizers for the 1999 WTO demonstrations in Seattle. He looks at what really happened in Seattle, what politicians and the mainstream media have done with the story, and what difference the new movie "Battle in Seattle" might make to public thinking about the 1999 demonstrations.
The Power of Food
by Madeline Ostrander
Providing food for people in need – regardless of whether they are “deserving” is a central part of Sara Miles' spiritual journey. St Gregory's food pantry in San Francisco.
Tools For a Populist Uprising
by Noah Grant, Layla Aslani
Practical steps for bridging the political divide. Organizing, building trust, taking direct action—this feature shows you how to get media attention, build a coalition, organize online, and reach out and communicate.
Media We Can Trust
The growing number of media outlets, many with a partisan slant, makes the task of finding reliable, unbiased news difficult. NewsTrust is a nonpartisan website that aggregates news articles and rates them based on their journalistic quality.