Most Recent from YES! Magazine

Fearlessness
by Susan Griffin
A poet and activist finds a place of beauty- while being arrested after speaking at Code Pink for Peace rally.
A Circle of Trust
by Charles Gray
mutual security fund; self-insurance; community building.
Finding Courage Discussion Guide
Is nonviolence a universal requirement or merely a sometimes-useful strategy? Nelson Mandela, for example, during the struggle against apartheid, rejected demands that the African National Congress renounce violence as a strategy. Is nonviolence always required or are there times when violence is necessary? Have you seen nonviolent action work? What made it succeed? Have you seen it fail? In what way and why? Faced with an invasion and oppression of your community, what would you do to resist it?
Lysistrata Project
by Kathryn Blume, Sharon Bower
1,029 performances of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata staged on March 3 in protest of Bush's war on Iraq --
YES! But How? :: Sustainble Wedding Rings
by Megan Tady, Jeremy Eckert
Tips on sustainable wedding rings, ecological dishwasher detergent, grout stains and batteries. If you're searching for practical ways to live sustainably, just ask us.
Eight Steps To Teach Kids Peace
by The Alliance for Childhood
8 practical steps to teaching peace in your community.
A Conspiracy of Hope
by Zahara Heckscher
Many thought the global movement against unfair trade started in Seattle 1999. But going back over 200 years, people have reached across borders to end the slave trade, shame a brutal colonial regime, and bring respite to laborers of the industrial revolution.
Wild Abundant America
by Subhankar Banerjee
Wild, Abundant America by Subhankar Banerjee. ANWR
Bottled Water Flim-flam
by Krista Camenzind
Is bottled water really safer than tap water?
Bolivians Topple President
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
The people of Bolivia took to the streets in October 2003 to bring an end to the leadership of President Gonzlo Sanchez de Lozada.
Indicators Index
Bolivians Topple President - Experts Join Challenge to Liberties Crackdown - Clean Elections Efforts Build - California Goes Greener - Global Warming Costs Mount - Whose Voting Machines? - Rides for Freedom - Navy Backs Down on Sonar Not on DU - Jewish Group Issues Call to Bring Settlers Home
Readers Take Action
A Victory in Argentina, Bicycle Messengers, Clean Elections Coming, Getting Active
What's Wrong with Dams?
by Elizabeth Grossman
A dam can disrupt a river's entire ecosystem, from headwaters to delta.
Water Resources Guide
by Krista Camenzind
Water Resources Guide: water quality, conservation, watershed work, education and national advocacy links to resources.
Letter from the Editor
by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
Whose water? The answer may be one that is both simple and full of implications—water belongs to everyone and to no one. It is fundamentally a commons, which we all must care for, but which none of us can own. To paraphrase a famous Kenyan proverb, water is not inherited from our ancestors but rather borrowed from our children.