Sarah van Gelder’s Blog

YES! executive editor Sarah van Gelder writes about prospects for peace, health care breakthroughs, happiness, the next economy, and other topics.

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9 Stories That Will Change Your World in 2013

Sarah van Gelder at Jan 02, 2013 10:05 AM |

2012 was a year of superstorms, mass shootings, debt strikes, and the most spendy election ever. Here’s how last year’s most important stories will shape 2013.

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4 Ways to Leap the “Fiscal Cliff” to a Better U.S.A.

Sarah van Gelder at Dec 07, 2012 08:50 AM |

Sarah van Gelder looks beyond the hype about the deficit and finds four ways to balance the books while protecting our health and financial security.

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Romney’s Dirtier, Deadlier Energy Future: Is There Another Way?

Sarah van Gelder at Aug 24, 2012 01:15 PM |

The oil-dependent economy Romney supports is a step toward a less stable, more costly future. Renewables and energy efficiency offer real hope.

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Climate Emergency Action Plan

Sarah van Gelder at Jul 20, 2012 12:55 PM |

We can still avoid a devastating climate crisis, but we’ll need a World War II-level mobilization — and we’ll need to stand up to Dirty Energy.

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Why This May Day Matters

Sarah van Gelder at Apr 27, 2012 01:00 PM |

This year, the day is about occupying the space and the time to create a different world.

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How to Fix Health Care Without the Mandate

Sarah van Gelder at Apr 06, 2012 02:00 PM |

Why truly affordable care means single-payer.

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Stand Your Ground to Stop the Violence

Sarah van Gelder at Mar 27, 2012 01:10 PM |

What can be done to stop needless violence like the killing of Trayvon Martin?

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Corporate Rule Is Not Inevitable

Sarah van Gelder at Jan 20, 2012 05:05 PM |

7 signs the corporatocracy is losing its legitimacy ... and 7 populist tools to help shut it down.

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The 12 Most Hopeful Trends to Build On in 2012

Sarah van Gelder at Dec 31, 2011 07:50 AM |

2011 was full of surprises, many of them the good kind. But which ones will matter in the coming year? Here's our pick of trends to watch.

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