Most Recent from YES! Magazine

In Review :: Toxic Exposures
by Steve Heilig
Steve Heilig reviews Phil Brown's book on contested illnesses and the environmental movement.
Oregon’s Progressive Ideas Get on the Bus
Jim Hightower celebrates the Oregon Bus Project, an example of grassroots activism on the road, in this extract from his Swim Against the Current: Even Dead Fish Can Go with the Flow.
In Review :: From Raising Hell to Raising Barns
by Jonathan Rowe
Jonathan Rowe reviews Jim Hightower's new book. Also find an excerpt of the book and listen to Jim Hightower read a chapter.
Commentary :: Don’t Be Nice—Be Kind
by Akaya Windwood
Niceness is often filled with falseness—it is a way to not tell the truth, or to obscure it. “Be nice!” is something many of us heard as children as a way of avoiding upsetting someone… it’s not effective in the long run as a way to come together to solve the myriad difficulties facing our communities, both local and global.
People We Love :: Carol Bebelle
New Orleans Artists “Come Home!”
People We Love :: Tom Szaky
One Man’s Garbage, Another's Revolution
People We Love :: Ava Lowery
Ava Lowery launched peacetakescourage.com, a website showcasing her homemade antiwar videos.
People We Love :: Don Cheadle
Hotel Rwanda Actor Speaks Out on Darfur
People We Love :: Summer 2008
Signs of Life :: Prison Reform
by Brooke Jarvis
A Chance for a New Life After Prison
Signs of Life :: Health Care
by Noah Grant
Support Grows for National Plan
Signs of Life :: Corporations
by Margit Christenson, Madeline Ostrander
Towns Rein in Corporate Power; Exxon Faces Court Challenges
Signs of Life :: Human Rights
by Brooke Jarvis
Chile Recognizes Indigenous Rights
Signs of Life :: Elections
by Noah Grant
States Back the Popular Vote
Signs of Life :: Iraq War
by Madeline Ostrander
Virtual Memorials for War Casualties