In Review: Books, Music, and Film
Books, Music, and Film
A Pastor, a Rabbi, and an Imam Walk Into a Book ...
by Jenn Carretoposted Jul 04, 2012
- In "Religion Gone Astray," three leaders—and friends—from different religions take on violence, exclusivity, gender inequality, and homophobia in some of their scriptures' most controversial verses. What they discovered surprised them.
Radical Religion, an American Tradition
by Rev. Wendy Bellposted Jul 02, 2012
- Book Review: “Prophetic Encounters” reminds us that we are part of a long and rich tradition that is more than simply a series of isolated movements for social change.
The Achilles' Heel of the American Dream
by Sean Burnsposted Jun 28, 2012
- Book Review: “Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power” profiles the radical, working-class movements of the '60s and '70s—a guide for transformation today.
YES! Music Picks: Summer 2012
posted May 01, 2012
- Musical inspiration while putting together the Summer 2012 issue.
A Dakota Way of Life
by Kris Kolbposted Apr 06, 2012
- Diane Wilson’s new book asks, how do you raise beloved children and break the cycle of self-destruction in native communities?
Bring On the Next American Revolution
by Larry Gabrielposted Mar 20, 2012
- Book Review: At 96, Grace Boggs gives us a new handbook for transformation—from victims to empowered citizens.
Book Review: Urban Homesteading
by Oliver Lazenbyposted Feb 07, 2012
- Heirloom skills for sustainable living.
Book Review: We Are Wisconsin
by Josh Eidelsonposted Feb 07, 2012
- The Wisconsin uprising in the words of the activists, writers, and everyday Wisconsinites who made it happen.
The Koch Brothers Exposed
by Oliver Lazenbyposted Feb 01, 2012
- Film Review: How far do the tentacles of the Kochtopus reach? Follow the money with this collection of 13 short films.
Book Review: The Empowerment Manual
by Olivia Rosaneposted Feb 01, 2012
- Starhawk's guide to collaborative group success.
YES! Music Picks: Spring 2012
posted Feb 01, 2012
- Musical inspiration while putting together the Spring 2012 issue.
Why Equality is Better for Everyone
by Kristy Leissleposted Dec 27, 2011
- Book Review: Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett's "The Spirit Level" shows how inequality—and misery—trickle up.
Film Review: The Last Mountain
by Ayla Harbinposted Nov 01, 2011
- Follow a group of residents-turned-activists in their efforts to save Coal River Mountain, the last one left in an area devastated by mining.
YES! Music Picks: Winter 2012
posted Nov 01, 2011
- Musical inspiration while putting together the Winter 2012 issue.
The Soul of the World
by Valerie Truebloodposted Sep 07, 2011
- Book Review: Essays on the definition of terror and the consciousness of transformation.