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Frances Moore Lappé: Delicious Food Is Not An Indulgence—It’s a Way to Solve Our Ecological Crises
Frances Moore Lappé: Delicious Food Is Not An Indulgence—It’s a Way to Solve Our Ecological Crises
Since I first published “Diet for a Small Planet” in 1971, the movement for food that is good for our bodies and our planet has blossomed beyond what I ever imagined. Here’s how.
Posted Nov 27, 2013
Why Sharing News About Solutions Is a Revolutionary Act
Why Sharing News About Solutions Is a Revolutionary Act
Scary stories of kidnappings and explosions lead our news feeds, but it's the good news that helps break down the myth of our own powerlessness.
Posted May 10, 2013
Could Our Deepest Fears Hold the Key to Ending Violence?
Could Our Deepest Fears Hold the Key to Ending Violence?
Feelings of fear and powerlessness are driving the cycle of violence that surrounds us. To change that, we need to recognize that we need each other to thrive as individuals.
Posted Apr 18, 2013
Don’t Laugh: The UN’s First International Happiness Day is Serious Business
Don’t Laugh: The UN’s First International Happiness Day is Serious Business
Frances Moore Lappé on how countries and cities around the world, from Bhutan to Boston, are measuring well-being beyond GDP.
Posted Mar 20, 2013
What India Taught Me About How to End Hunger
What India Taught Me About How to End Hunger
Back in the ’60s, Frances Moore Lappé realized that hunger is caused by a scarcity of democracy, not food. Then, a collective of courageous women farmers showed her how to change that.
Posted Jan 25, 2013
GMOs at the Polls: 7 Things to Tell Your Friends Before Election Day
GMOs at the Polls: 7 Things to Tell Your Friends Before Election Day
Americans are the world’s GMO guinea pigs, say Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé. But California’s ballot initiative on labeling GMO foods would give everyone the choice to change that for themselves.
Posted Nov 02, 2012
Free Your (Eco)Mind
Free Your (Eco)Mind
This Earth Day, think like an ecosystem—and you just might save the world.
Posted Apr 20, 2012
Lucas Benitez: Dignity in the Fields
Lucas Benitez: Dignity in the Fields
The YES! Breakthrough 15: In the tomato fields of Florida, fighting for our most exploited farm workers.
Posted Jan 03, 2012
Why Power Is Not a Dirty Word
Why Power Is Not a Dirty Word
Frances Moore Lappé looks at redefining power and taking it back.
Posted Jul 02, 2010
UN Calls for Climate Friendly Diet
UN Calls for Climate Friendly Diet
Frances Moore Lappé welcomes the recent report, and reminds us that global food problems are about justice, not scarcity.
Posted Jun 23, 2010
Getting a Grip 2
Getting a Grip 2
Frances Moore Lappé speaks about her new book to a group of YES! Magazine staff and friends at the home of David and Fran Korten, April 2010.
Posted May 13, 2010
Race Dialogue & Common Work
Bridging the racial divide through dialogue and common work
Posted Sep 30, 1997
Walking Through Fear :: Interview
Walking Through Fear :: Interview
Frances Moore Lappé’s book Diet for a Small Planet had sold 3 million copies. She co-founded organizations to fight hunger and bolster democracy. Along with her daughter, Anna, she traveled the world to gather stories for Hope’s Edge. Yet, like many of us, she experienced a time when her world crumbled…
Posted Nov 05, 2008
Having a Voice Makes People Happy
Having a Voice Makes People Happy
Most human beings are not couch potatoes and whiners. We are doers and creators. In fact, humans need to 'make a dent.'
Posted Oct 31, 2008
The Work Ahead: Create Community
Frame the issues: Americans are ready for a far more powerful frame grounded in what we intuitively know—that we are all in this together. We call it the “strong communities” frame.
Posted Mar 16, 2005

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