Most Recent from YES! Magazine

BALLE :: Don Shaffer interviewed by Peak Moment TV
Janaia Donaldson interviews Executive Director Don Shaffer on BALLE's vision of local living economies. He describes how ensuring that economic power resides locally, where it can enhance community life and natural systems, is a counter to economic globalization.
A Defining Moment in History :: David Korten interviewed by Peak Moment TV
by David Korten
Janaia Donaldson interviews David Korten, author of 'When Corporations Rule the World', and 'The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community', who implores us to replace dominator-control stories with new stories-affirming life values of cooperation, community and interdependence.
The Small Mart Revolution :: Michael Shuman interviewed by Peak Moment TV
Janaia Donaldson of Peak Moment TV interviews author Michael Shuman, advocate of "Going Local." He describes how local businesses are beating global competition and helping to create self-reliant communities.
Listening to Iraqi Voices
by Lisa Farino, Dal LaMagna
How can Iraq find peace? Entrepreneur and activist Dal LaMagna traveled with Code Pink to neutral ground in Jordan to find out what the Iraqi people think.
The Page That Counts :: Spring 2007
by Sarah Kuck
Classification of documents in the U.S. :: Environmental impact of Victoria's Secret :: Air traffic's contribution to climate change :: U.S. personal savings :: Women's rights and suffrage :: Bottled and potable water costs :: Days spent by U.S. troops in World War II and Iraq :: Hugs and touches
Theme Guide :: Human Rights
The United States prides itself on being the land of freedom and opportunity; the country that shows the way to rights for all. But our troubled history and troubled present reveals a different story: YES! asks where do we stand on human rights?
Penguin Cartoon Caption Competition
Readers offer captions for the YES! cartoon in the Spring 2007 issue.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights - unabridged
The unabridged text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted in 1948: the first, comprehensive, internationally approved statement of rights.
SIDEBAR :: From the Other Side of the Bars
by Carol Estes, Catherine Bailey
To learn more about the roadblocks to getting back into the courts once you've been imprisoned, Catherine Bailey and Carol Estes spoke with four members of the Black Prisoners Caucus at Washington State Reformatory, a close security prison in Monroe, Washington.
Ningún Trato
by Mark Randazzo
Activistas de todo el mundo se tomaron de las manos en las calles y en los corredores del poder para protestar contra los acuerdos de comercio de la OMC que, aseguraban, le harían daño a la gente y al planeta. Ahora, ganaron a lo grande.
Financiando la Esperanza
by Tracy Fernandez Rysavy, Pnanjali Mascarenhas
How Films Can Inspire Us to Action
A special YES! Magazine graphic showing how to use documentaries to inspire activism.
Documentaries: Ready, Set ... Action
by Joseph Huff-Hannon
Documentaries could be just another form of entertainment. But some activists and filmmakers are teaming up to use film to change the world.
Building an Economy Based on Trust
by Ted White
Ted White shows how we can initiate ways to believe in and trust, rather than fear, each other. Let's start a trust-based economy.
In Oaxaca, Women Rise
by John Gibler
Putting their personal lives on hold, women in the Mexican state of Oaxaca helped shut down the government, took over a TV station, and stood up to police violence.