Most Recent from YES! Magazine

The Story of Stuff :: Chapter 1 :: Introduction
by Annie Leonard
12 Steps Beyond Prisons
by Laura Magnani, Harmon L. Wray
Adapted from Beyond Prisons: A New Interfaith Paradigm for Our Failed Prison System by Laura Magnani and Harmon L. Wray
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.
Update :: Enlightened Banking
by Brooke Jarvis
We are cheking on our favorite stories. Has the promise of the initiatives we covered in past issues turned into reality? Discover where ShoreTrust Bank is today.
13 Best Energy Ideas
Investment in energy projects will total $16 trillion in the next two decades. Sarah van Gelder lays out over a dozen sustainable energy policies and technologies that can make our infrastructure more climate friendly.
In Review :: YES! Picks - Music
Our musical inspiration while putting out the Spring 2008 issue: Brett Dennen, Give Us Your Poor, Butch Hancock.
In Review :: YES! Picks - Argentina: Turning Around
by Tanya Dawkins
Tanya Dawkins reviews Argentina: Turning Around. Also... View the trailer, more YES! Stories on Argentina
In Review :: The Story of Stuff
by Cecile Andrews
Everyone is concerned about global warming, but no one seems willing to say the fatal words: We must start consuming less. The Story of Stuff with Annie Leonard lays out, in just 20 minutes, the problems in our consumption of “stuff” and shows how everything is linked
In Review :: The Revolution Will Not Be Funded
by James Trimarco
James Trimarco reviews INCITE's The Revolutions Will Not be Funded. Women of Color Against Violence challenge the no-profit model of social action and propose thoughtful alternative strategies.
In Review :: Remembering Tomorrow
by Jen Angel
Jen Angel reviews Michael Albert's new memoir, Remembering Tomorrow: From SDS to Life After Capitalism.
In Review :: Beyond Prisons
by Carol Estes
Carol Estes reviews Magnani and Wray's Beyond Prisons: a fascinating, imaginative approach to reinventing criminal justice.
The Page That Counts :: Spring 2008
by Brooke Jarvis
Amount of its roads budget that Copenhagen devotes to services and infrastructure for cyclists: 1/3. Amount of money that a community gains for every mile biked instead of driven: 50 cents ...
The Fierce Urgency of Now
by Grace Lee Boggs
A call for beloved communities from Grace Lee Boggs: "We are living in a time of great peril and possibility."