YES! Magazine Blogs
Powerful ideas, practical actions from the YES! community.
To be compassionate toward others, we first have to learn to be merciful with ourselves.
In the last week, anger at the BP oil disaster has turned into action.
We need to surrender our need to blame, acknowledge that we are truly lost, and then reclaim our capacity to think together if we are to find a way to solutions.
When it comes to health care, everyone can't have everything right away. But we can make smarter choices that don't leave anyone out in the cold.
Haiti's strong peasant movement is calling for policies and programs that can help restore the land and protect small-scale sustainable agricultural production from agribusiness.
On May 1st, Bostonians got a remarkable glimpse of our water commons and how we might respond to future disruptions.
Instead of sitting helplessly on the sidelines, here are six things every American can do.
All across the United States and Canada people are rebuilding their local economies to restore community and regain control of their economic lives. How do these local efforts add up to global economic transformation? I delivered this keynote address to the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) in Charleston, NC on May 22, 2010 on the theme "Lighting the Way to a New Economy."
Margaret Wheatley asks: “How do we keep going, remain grounded and steadfast? How do we become people who can persevere?” in this first of a series of posts on the essential skill of persevering.
The movement to transform our country’s food system is picking up steam—and the political environment has never been better.
Looking back on 10 years of carbon reduction efforts in Seattle.
How relinquishing our innate pursuit of power and embracing compassion can lead to a more peaceful world.
Growing renewed relationships with our food, homes, and communities requires getting our hands dirty.
A coalition of peasant farmers is standing up for food sovereignty.
As the price of college skyrockets, a new book looks to "edupunk" alternatives.
David Korten: Where does the concept of “climate debt” fit into a New Economy framework?
A new documentary illustrates a different kind of American Dream taking hold in Detroit.
Can meat have a place in the life of a “radical homemaker” trying to live sustainably? Farmer Shannon Hayes believes it can.
David Korten: Wall Street's plunge shows what's wrong with phantom wealth. Why support that system when we could be creating jobs in the real economy?