YES! Magazine Blogs
Powerful ideas, practical actions from the YES! community.
Credit cards, mortgages, insurance, retirement: We can meet our basic financial needs (and find real security) without Wall Street.
Shannon Hayes on the process of replacing the “givens” of mainstream life with more resilient ways of living.
Whether it’s done by Wall Street or the mafia, theft is theft
Local opposition to a proposed road in Trinidad brings new understanding of “progress,” and what it means to be rooted.
David Korten: Two ideas that bring me renewed hope that we can end our isolation from nature and from each other.
The satirist wants to form "a megaphone made of cash"—his own super PAC.
Targeting workers, the unemployed, and public services won't do it. Help us find the solutions that will.
We can all live well with what Earth provides—if we seek to make a living rather than a killing.
Does travel have a place in a future of "rootedness"?
Pastor Don Mackenzie on how to keep religion from being used to justify hatred and suffering.
Applying nature's design principles, we can design economies that self-correct toward Earth balance, shared prosperity, and living democracy.
When it comes to ecological living, there's always someone who's doing it better. So what?
Life provides us with time-tested system design principles. We violate them at our peril.
Can the small fishers of Trinidad and Tobago become pillars of a new economy when the oil- and gas-based economy finally runs dry?
My neighbors and I know we can't go back to the old economy. But what can we do to build a new one?
I find hope in the fact that for all our wondrous differences, at the core we humans all want most of the same things. Fortunately, what we want aligns with where we need to go.
Greed is a sign of moral and psychological immaturity. Psychologically and morally mature adults are caring, cooperative, and honest.
With the citizen-backed blockage of a proposed aluminum smelter, is Trinidad and Tobago changing course toward a rooted future?
In Seattle, cutting carbon while increasing quality of life.