Most Recent from YES! Magazine

The Illusions of Global Capitalism
by John Mohawk
John Mohawk passes
The YES! community mourns the passage of our wise, beloved, elder John Mohawk.
2007: A Sankofa Year
by Emira Woods
Emira Woods argues that it's time to abolish all forms of slavery that still ravage lives throughout much of the African world. Let's make 2007 a Sankofa Year.
Peace is Possible in Iraq
by Lisa Farino, Medea Benjamin
What would it take to create peace in Iraq? Medea Benjamin and a delegation of U.S. citizens met with Iraqis to find out. Interview with Medea Benjamin.
The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community
by David Korten
How will future generations remember our time? As the time when climate chaos, peak oil, and an unstable global economy unraveled society? Or as the time of a Great Turning?
Military Recruitment of Youth - stories, links & resources
by Brandi Bratrude
Are you being recruited? Are recruiters giving you all the information you need to make an informed decision about joining the military? Do you have other options? These questions should be filtering through your mind while trying to understand what it means to be a young American.
SOL :: Princeton report into voting security
by Doug Pibel
Diebold DRE voting machines are easy to subvert, and have serious security problems
Readers' Forum
Letters from readers for the Winter 2007 issue of YES!: Go Local!
:: Successful Strategies Emphasize Accountability
Sustainable Connections in Bellingham, Washington, gets businesses to commit to sustainability - and to the local economy.
The Business of BALLE
by Ann Bartz
The Business Alliance for Local Living Economies proves that locally owned companies can stand up to some of the harmful effects of globalization and foster the health and vitality of a region.
:: Kaiser serves up local foods
by Catherine Bailey
Healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente is serving locally grown produce through an innovative scheme pioneered at their Oakland hospital to bring farmers' markets to its patients.
:: 7 Ways to Break Free of the Corporate Economy
Has the cash economy swallowed up your life? Here are some ways to extract some of your time and "life energy" from the cash economy.
Cheaper by the Dozen?
Economies of scale are the traditional argument against 'Going Local'. But an examination of the why's and how's of local production show that these savings kick in at a much smaller scale than global corporations would have you believe.
No Comment: Irony in India
by Sharad Haksar
Internationally recognized advertising photographer Sharad Haksar's "Brand Irony" series highlights concern about water shortages in communities around Coca-Cola's bottling plants across India.
Theme Guide
A visual map of Go Local articles in the Winter 2007 issue.