Reading list for a better world.
This Former NASA Intern Just Wrote The Best Sci-Fi Book of the Year: Monica Byrne on “The Girl in the Road”
by Christopher Zumski Finkeposted Sep 12, 2014
- A future where India is the major world superpower, gender is flexible, and energy comes from waves? This writer’s version of the near future feels much more real than apocalyptic nightmares we’ve come to dread.
How Mischief-Makers Built Australia Through Pranks and Protests
by Madeline Ostranderposted Jul 08, 2014
- In his new book "How to Make Trouble and Influence People," Iain McIntyre offers readers an alternative version of Australian history.
Gar Alperovitz on Why the New Economy Movement Needs to Think Big
by Scott Gastposted Jul 02, 2014
- His new book, "What Then Must We Do?" imagines how a new economic system might actually emerge, from the bottom up, in the next few decades.
Wild Eats, Resilient Farms, and Freedom From Money: 3 Holiday Reads for the Radical Homemaker
by Shannon Hayesposted Dec 10, 2013
- Books should light up our lives—especially during the dark days of winter. Here are a few to pass along.
Book Review: “A is for Activist” by Innosanto Nagara
by Corey Hillposted Nov 14, 2012
- From Activist to Zapatista, this “children’s book for the 99 percent” infuses the alphabet with the energy and consciousness of Occupy Wall Street.
A Pastor, a Rabbi, and an Imam Walk Into a Book ...
by Jenn Carretoposted Jul 04, 2012
- In "Religion Gone Astray," three leaders—and friends—from different religions take on violence, exclusivity, gender inequality, and homophobia in some of their scriptures' most controversial verses. What they discovered surprised them.
The Achilles' Heel of the American Dream
by Sean Burnsposted Jun 28, 2012
- Book Review: “Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power” profiles the radical, working-class movements of the '60s and '70s—a guide for transformation today.
Book Review: GreenDeen
by Jamal Rahmanposted Apr 01, 2011
- How Islamic faith and environmentalism can be combined in everyday life.
Book Review: Food Justice
by Laura Kaliebeposted Mar 01, 2011
- What's wrong with our food system—and how can we fix it?
All That We Share
by Jay Walljasperposted Dec 20, 2010
- Welcome to a new kind of movement—one that reshapes how we think about ownership and cooperation.
In Review: Raising Eyebrows
by Jill Bamburgposted Nov 09, 2010
- In his new book, Dal LaMagna offers advice on creating an honest business.
Diet for a Hot Planet
by Kathleen Yaleposted Sep 29, 2010
- The climate crisis at the end of your fork and what you can do about it
by Mark Englerposted Sep 29, 2010
- On the front lines in the fight against coal
The Return of Jim Crow
by Carol Estesposted Sep 29, 2010
- How today's criminal justice system takes up where slavery and segregation left off
Summer Reading from YES! Magazine
posted Aug 06, 2010
- Find out where the YES! staff is finding inspiration this summer.