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From the Publisher
"Education Uprising," the Spring issue of YES!, connected people across the country and helped catalyze the movement to reclaim education—a living example of how national conversations can change.
Marco Rubio would be next to Bernie Sanders, and Paul Ryan would rub elbows with Ohio Democrat Tim Ryan. If we closed the personal gap, maybe we could close the political one.
Taken all together, the practical actions YES! Magazine features reveal large societal shifts that hold the potential for a better world.
The individual actions we take to reduce waste are important. But to stem the avalanche of stuff, we also need system-wide solutions.
Your favored candidates may be outspent, but if they out-organize, they may be able to prevail.
Widespread, multi-sector activism is exactly what is needed to amend the constitution.
I longed for simpler surroundings. So I made a resolution: Each week I would move more stuff out of the house than came in.
Imagine a no-holds-barred “summit” that comes up with ideas to solve both our job and environmental problems. What might it come up with?
No matter how hard we worked during the 2008 election, our voice, our presence, our money is even more important now.
Many are asking “Can print publications survive in the digital age?” Our answer for YES! Magazine? Yes we can! As many of you have told us, if there was ever a time for the YES! message, this is it.