In Review: Books, Music, and Film
Books, Music, and Film
In Review :: YES! Film Picks - The Singing Revolution / Flow
posted May 06, 2009
- Reviews of our favorite films for the summer '09.
In Review :: YES! Music Picks - David Francey, Delcoa, Dark Was The Night
posted May 05, 2009
- Musical inspiration while putting out the Summer 2009 issue.
YES! Film Picks: War Child / The End of Poverty?
posted Feb 13, 2009
- Reviews of some of our favorite films of the season.
In Review :: YES! Music Picks - Jackson Browne, Asa, Mary Gauthier
posted Feb 13, 2009
- Musical inspiration while putting out the Spring 2009 issue.
In Review :: The Road to Sustainability
by Michael Marienposted Feb 13, 2009
- Reviews of Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet, The Bridge at the Edge of the World, Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization, Plan C: Community Survival Strategies for Peak Oil and Climate Change
In Review :: Bill Cleveland’s Art and Upheaval
by Brooke Jarvisposted Feb 13, 2009
- Review of Art and Upheaval: Artists on the World's Frontlines, by Bill Cleveland
In Review :: YES! Film Picks - What Would Jesus Buy? / Beyond Elections
posted Oct 31, 2008
- YES! Film Picks: Maddening and motivating independent films - Capsule reviews of What Would Jesus Buy? and Beyond Elections.
YES! Film Picks :: The Power of Forgiveness
by Carol Estesposted Oct 31, 2008
- This thoughtful film recounts the stories of people who have suffered almost unbearable losses and invites us into their struggles to forgive. The film also explores the life journeys of Holocaust-survivor Elie Wiesel and Vietnam War-survivor Thich Nhat Hanh. Both found so much power in forgiveness that they have made it the centerpiece of their life’s work...
In Review :: How to Rule the World
by Sarah van Gelderposted Oct 31, 2008
- In How to Rule the World: The Coming Battle Over the Global Economy, Mark Engler shows that both neoliberalism and neoconservatism are in disarray. This opens possibilities for new international relationships based on democratic values and aimed at increasing equity and sustainability.
In Review :: Who Speaks for Islam?
by Jamal Rahmanposted Oct 31, 2008
- Since 9/11, voices on all sides have expressed shrill opinions about the Muslim World that Islamic sages might describe as "all fireworks and little light." Who Speaks for Islam? contributes real data to clear away misunderstandings and challenge stereotypes.
In Review :: The Green New Deal
by Anna Faheyposted Oct 31, 2008
- Van Jones advocates a green stimulus package in his new book, The Green Collar Economy. He says we can solve two of America's biggest problems with this one solution.
Excerpt :: The Green Collar Economy
by Van Jonesposted Sep 22, 2008
- Excerpt from book by Van Jones, The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems
In Review :: Defiant Gardens: Making Gardens in Wartime
by Ann Lovejoyposted Jul 30, 2008
- Ann Lovejoy, gardener and garden writer extraordinaire, reviews Kenneth Helphand's book about gardens made in wartime. These gardens speak of the fierce and persistent hope that exist wherever seeds and soil can be found.
In Review :: Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea
by James Trimarcoposted Jul 30, 2008
- Best-selling author Mark Kurlansky describes the movements—often religious in origin—that have denounced war in favor of active nonviolent resistance.
In Review :: The Northwest Green Home Primer
by Pamela O'Malley Changposted Jul 30, 2008
- A comprehensive text for anyone who chooses green design for home construction or renovation. Includes well-organized checklists, helpful illustrations, and case studies.