Most Recent from YES! Magazine

Uruguay Rejects Water Privatization
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
Through a national referendum, Uraguay had become the first country to outlaw water privatization by direct democracy and to declare water a “constitutional right.”
In Search of the Beautiful American
by Fran Korten
I still believe that we are capable of moving beyond the simplicity of “good people and bad people,” and that we can overcome our racism and arrogance to work with others of all colors and cultures to make a better world for everyone. And I’m still basing my life on that belief.
Don't Get Even - Get Odd!
by Swami Beyondananda
no comment - a humorous look at history getting even
Book Review: No More Throw-away People by Edgar Cahn
by David Bollier
No More Throwaway People is a provocative analysis of the non-market economy and an inspiration for the social service community.
Book Review: The Boiling Point by Ross Gelbspan
by K C Golden
The science of global warming, and the dream of the "World Energy Modernization Plan" are two issues covered in the book
Giving for Long-Term Recovery
by Fran Korten
How to Give Money for Tsunami Relief
Resource Guide for Just, Green, Beautiful Communities
by Lisa Kundrat
Websites, books and organizations providing sustainable design tools, networks for change, resources for advancing equity, and improving schools.
Film Review: The Take and Argentina: Hope in Hard Times
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
Lisa Gale Garrigues reviews two films about Argentina during the economic crisis of 2002. Both films offer lessons in what ordinary people can do.
Farmworkers Score Victory Against the Bell
by Hannah Sassaman
Under an agreement between the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and Taco Bell, workers will receive one cent more per pound of tomatoes picked
Readers' Forum
Dr. Seuss' Wisdom, Brit Tzedek Grows, More on the Good Life, Film Connection, Stay Positive
Media Hero: Juan Gonzalez
by Anthony Lappe
New York Daily News reporter and Democracy Now! co-host, and president of National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
Readers' Forum
Labor's Contribution Omitted, A Cell with a View, Nuclear is Not Sustainable Energy, Greenwashing China, Working for our Community
Readers Take Action
Stories about readers who have created the Citizens Network for Sustainable Development's Leadership for Sustainability, Vashon Votes! and quilts for kids in Iraq, Africa, and Afghanistan.
YES! But How? :: Toxic Cosmetics
Toxic Cosmetics, Septic Tank vs Sewer, Recycling CDs, Microwave Safety
by Darrin Burgess
Darrin Burgess reviews "Hope Dies Last" and "The Impossible Will Take a Little While"