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.

Six Things To Do About the BP Gulf Disaster

Six Things To Do About the BP Gulf Disaster

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Jun 01, 2010 11:55 AM |
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Instead of sitting helplessly on the sidelines, here are six things every American can do.

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Climate Game Changer

Sarah van Gelder at Apr 02, 2010 12:25 PM |

Can Cochabamba pick up where Copenhagen failed?

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In America: Getting Beyond the Hate

Sarah van Gelder at Mar 26, 2010 12:40 PM |

Race-baiting at recent tea party rallies is the most recent sign that we have a long way to go to move beyond racism in the United States. But there are exciting signs that a move to a post-racial society is possible and may even be underway.

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Cancel Haiti's Debt

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Jan 27, 2010 10:40 AM |
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There's a growing movement to cancel Haiti's foreign debt as a way to return to the Haitian people the authority to rebuild their lives and their country.

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What You Can Do to Help Haiti

What You Can Do to Help Haiti

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Jan 13, 2010 11:25 AM |
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The best options for helping the Haitian people recover from the devastating January 12 earthquake.

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12 Innovations From the '00s That Could Save Us

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Jan 01, 2010 09:40 AM |
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With climate disruption, war, and a faltering economy, the '00s were tough. Still, seeds were sewn for a more green and egalitarian 2010s. And peoples movements offer the power to make real change happen.

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Nine Ways Our World Changed During the '00s

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Dec 30, 2009 03:40 PM |
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Corporations get still more powerful. A middle-class living slips away from millions. Climate change becomes deadly. War, and more war. Looking back on the '00s (uh ohs) and the nine trends that changed our world.

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Climate Deal: Not Done Yet

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Dec 20, 2009 11:40 AM |
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Leading climate justice groups are signaling that the extraordinary global climate movement that came together in Copenhangen is just the beginning.

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Cap & Dividend: A Clear Winner

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Dec 11, 2009 03:50 PM |

A new bipartisan climate bill offers a much smarter way to cut emissions—auction off pollution permits and distribute the proceeds to everyone.

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We Hold the Key to Copenhagen

We Hold the Key to Copenhagen

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Dec 10, 2009 01:25 PM |
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"We the People" will have to act up if we want a global agreement that averts climate chaos.

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