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Brooke Jarvis' Blog

Brooke Jarvis is web editor of YES! Magazine.

 

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2010 a Tipping Point for Renewable Energy

2010 a Tipping Point for Renewable Energy

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Jul 28, 2010 03:30 PM |

100 days into the BP disaster, it's time to quit claiming that an economy based on fossil fuels is our only option.

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France (Not) to Repay Debt to Haiti

France (Not) to Repay Debt to Haiti

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Jul 15, 2010 12:50 PM |

A prank website is bringing France's colonial crimes into the spotlight.

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People Without Homes, Homes Without People

People Without Homes, Homes Without People

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Jun 24, 2010 07:05 AM |

In New York City, low-income people fighting for affordable housing are taking on the developers of vacant condo projects.

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The High Cost of Cheap Coal

The High Cost of Cheap Coal

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Apr 07, 2010 12:25 PM |

More and more people are recalculating the true price of coal and deciding it’s simply too high to pay.

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First "Corporate Person" Runs for Political Office

First "Corporate Person" Runs for Political Office

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Feb 01, 2010 04:25 PM |
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To show how ludicrous an idea is, sometimes you have to take it seriously.

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Veteran Fasts for Peace

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Nov 21, 2009 12:41 PM |
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Concerned for the mental health of soldiers, Thomas Mahany wrote a letter asking President Obama to "deal with the cause, not just the effect" of war's trauma by bringing troops home.

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Scoring Transit and Walkability

Scoring Transit and Walkability

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Nov 06, 2009 05:35 PM |
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Walk Score, a website that ranks the walkability of neighborhoods, now includes public transit in its rankings. Realtors say a good Walk Score rating adds major value to property listings.

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Support for Health Care Reform on the Rise

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Oct 07, 2009 05:14 PM |
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Support for reform rebounds after a summer of widely-publicized misinformation campaigns.

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Health Care Déjà Vu

Health Care Déjà Vu

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Aug 28, 2009 12:48 PM |

Can reform that does not build on the universal right to health care be successful?

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Mourning a Health Care Champion

Mourning a Health Care Champion

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Aug 26, 2009 01:40 PM |
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Ted Kennedy never stopped fighting to make health care in this nation what it already was in his eyes: a universal, fundamental right of all Americans.

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Happy Birthday, Medicare

Posted by Brooke Jarvis at Jul 30, 2009 05:20 PM |
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On Medicare’s 44th birthday, we should be learning from its example. Instead, we’re trapped in the same cycle that almost destroyed it.

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Back to Basics

Posted by Brooke at Jul 17, 2009 10:10 AM |
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As Congressional negotiation heats up, what health care reforms can't be compromised?

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Health Care That Is Just Too Good

Posted by Brooke at Jul 03, 2009 06:00 AM |
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What opponents of the "public option" are saying now.

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Why Businesses and Economists Are Backing the Health Care "Public Option"

Why Businesses and Economists Are Backing the Health Care "Public Option"

Posted by Brooke at Jun 25, 2009 11:25 AM |
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Economists and small business leaders are stepping up their support for an option they say could save the economy.

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Doctors Just Want to Be Doctors

Doctors Just Want to Be Doctors

Posted by Brooke at Jun 18, 2009 02:30 PM |
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Why most physicians want real health care reform.

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