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Choosing a Walkable Community

Choosing a Walkable Community

Posted by Ariel Kazunas at Oct 08, 2009 04:01 PM |

Media and outreach intern Ariel realizes it really is all about "location location location."

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5 Benefits of Common Security Clubs

5 Benefits of Common Security Clubs

Posted by Chuck Collins at Oct 08, 2009 12:50 PM |

What can local clubs do about a global financial meltdown? A lot, it turns out.

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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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My Clothes Dryer's Carbon Karma

My Clothes Dryer's Carbon Karma

Posted by Fran Korten |

Fran cuts her dryer’s carbon footprint by two-thirds.

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One Bike at a Time

One Bike at a Time

Posted by kime at Oct 02, 2009 01:50 PM |

YES! Associate Editor Kim Eckart strikes a blow against climate change: counting bike commuters at the break of dawn.

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The Not-So-Small Climate Actions

The Not-So-Small Climate Actions

Posted by Madeline Ostrander at Oct 01, 2009 01:50 PM |

Climate change is really, really big. Do our small actions matter? YES! staff gets personal about climate change on our blogs.

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Climate Activism: The Next Superpower

Climate Activism: The Next Superpower

Posted by Madeline Ostrander at Sep 25, 2009 06:25 PM |

Activism is the most inspiring solution to come from a week of U.N. and G20 negotiations.

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Yes Men Prank Sweeps Across New York

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Sep 22, 2009 05:30 AM |

Over 1 million copies of fake New York Post distributed all over New York, with headline: "We're Screwed!"

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Activist to British Prime Minister, Can You Hear Me Now?

Activist to British Prime Minister, Can You Hear Me Now?

Posted by Madeline Ostrander at Sep 21, 2009 06:05 PM |
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Youth activist Iris Andrews gets a commitment on climate change from British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, first-hand, on her cell phone.

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Michelle Obama: Diet for Postpartisan Politics

Michelle Obama: Diet for Postpartisan Politics

Posted by Madeline Ostrander at Sep 18, 2009 03:53 PM |
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The first lady launches a White House farmers market. Could her food agenda unite the nation?

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Who Really Crashed the Economy?

Posted by David Korten at Sep 11, 2009 04:15 PM |

And why do we keep blaming the wrong people?

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One Man’s Trash Is Kuros Zahedi’s Art

Posted by Madeline Ostrander at Sep 11, 2009 12:10 PM |
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Artist turns one man's year-long trash-collection experiment into a hopeful vision.

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A Patriot Resigns

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Sep 05, 2009 06:25 PM |
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At YES!, we've known Van Jones from his work with disaffected youth in Oakland through his rise to the White House. And here's what we know: Van is a true patriot.

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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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People I Love At "Localize This"

People I Love At "Localize This"

Posted by colettec at Jul 16, 2009 03:40 PM |

Just a few of the wonderful people here at "Localize This", a direct action camp put on by the Ruckus Society

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"Localize This": Direct Action Training Camp Turns Inward to Define a Movement

"Localize This": Direct Action Training Camp Turns Inward to Define a Movement

Posted by colettec at Jul 16, 2009 03:25 PM |

YES! ex-intern attends a radical summer camp

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Seattle + 10

Posted by David Korten at Jul 15, 2009 12:00 AM |

Time to declare our independence from Wall Street.

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