Most Recent from YES! Magazine

Project Censored 2008
by Kate Sims
Project Censored seeks out the most undercovered stories of the year. In their 2008 edition, they salute YES! as "the standard" for positive stories about change. Here's a sneak preview.
The SCI Story
by Michael Marx, Marjorie Kelly
The Strategic Corporate Initiative (SCI) works toward curtailing corporate power. Here is background on SCI and a link to their full report 'Toward a Global Citizens' Movement to Bring Corporations Back Under Control'.
Phil Borges :: Women Empowered
Phil Borges' latest work, "Women Empowered," profiles women in the developing world who are challenging gender norms to improve their situation and help their communities.
Corporations: About the Cover
by Channing Johnson
The backstory on Channing Johnson's cover photograph for YES! Magazine's Fall 2007 issue: Stand Up to Corporate Power.
Corporations Film Resources
Film resource list for movies dealing with corporations, courtesy of Film Connection.
Stand Up to Corporate Power::Discussion Guide
by Zach Kyle, Catherine Bailey
Discuss topics such as: Are corporations serving the common good? If so, how? If not, how can we encourage corporations to adopt more responsible business practices? What are some of the pros and cons of a worker-run business? What might an alternative prosperity standard look like? What factors would measure nations’ economies of well-being?
Corporations Resource Guide
by Catherine Bailey
How To Take On Corporations: Organizations, Grassroots Action and Films
7 Cool Companies
by Gar Alperovitz, Steve Dubb, Ted Howard
7 of the best current models for changing who owns, controls and benefits from business. Profits can flow to workers, consumers or the community - not just outside investors. And these businesses succeed.
5 Ways to Get Free
by Catherine Bailey
Making lifestyle choices that protect the environment, reduce global injustice, reflect social responsibility, and make our communities richer, can also free us from corporate control.
Who's Standing Up?
Look who's standing up to corporate power. David Solnit, Debra Harry, Bill Moyers, Alexia Salvatierra, Leo Gerard, Paula Wolff, Ward Morehouse, and more.
Living Wealth: Better Than Money
by David Korten
If there is to be a human future, we must bring ourselves into balanced relationship with one another and the Earth. This requires building economies with heart.
Protecting Our Commons
by Sarah van Gelder, Doug Pibel
Keeping the air, the water, the Internet and other commons out of corporate hands and in our own. A YES! Magazine interactive graphic.
Beyond Campaign Finance Reform And More
by Charlie Cray
People across the country aren't waiting for action from politicians and judges. Here are the hot spots where activists are getting corporations out of government and elections.
Common Knowledge
by Jeff Kaplan
Whether the issue is water rights, big-box stores, meddling in local politics, or the taking of citizen's lands, almost every community in the United States - if not the world - is being harmed by excessive corporate power. Strategies of resistance need to invoke the people's right to exercise democratic power over corporations and governments.
Democracy Unlimited
by Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap
In Arcata, California, and the rest of Humboldt County, non-local corporations are banned from politics.