YES! Magazine Blogs
Powerful ideas, practical actions from the YES! community.
Yes, you create emissions when you burn gasoline, but what about the carbon emissions from making the car?
When Shannon Hayes made a list of easy steps for becoming a radical homemaker, she didn't realize just how revolutionary they were.
A drift from substance is a recurring pattern in religious life. What will it take to call ourselves back to the essentials?
What does it take to think clearly when disaster strikes?
In New York City, low-income people fighting for affordable housing are taking on the developers of vacant condo projects.
The US Social Forum begins with arrivals of caravans and a poor people's march, and an opening "We have a dream" protest march and rally.
Bonfires, birch branches, and saunas. And a chance to discover who will be your true love.
Detroit is known for its decay, violence, and gas-guzzling cars. With thousands of activists coming to town, will it also become known as a source of hope?
Seattle is working to become America's first climate neutral city. But first, it has to figure out where its carbon comes from.
Haitians are working to make food sovereignty a key part of post-earthquake rebuilding.
In the wake of the BP disaster in the Gulf, Americans are ready for clean energy.
How can we step into the experience of the other and learn that true dialogue is possible only when blame is shared.
A follow-up on the efforts to transform a 1.7-square-mile California town into a self-sufficient and resilient community.
Relationships around here are hardly ideal or like-minded. They’re complex. And I wouldn’t have it any other way.
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.