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In Review: Books, Music, and Film

Books, Music, and Film

We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists
by Valerie Schloredt
Film Review: Whether you think the cyberactivists of Anonymous are hooligans or heroes, “We Are Legion” is required viewing.
Book Review: “A is for Activist” by Innosanto Nagara Book Review: “A is for Activist” by Innosanto Nagara
by Corey Hill
From Activist to Zapatista, this “children’s book for the 99 percent” infuses the alphabet with the energy and consciousness of Occupy Wall Street.
Book Review: Joy Harjo’s Crazy Brave Book Review: Joy Harjo’s Crazy Brave
by Rebecca Leisher
Native American poet Joy Harjo declares, "I was not brave." But her memoir is a gift that urges us to enlist our own crazy bravery to step through the doorways in our lives.
Music Picks: Winter 2013 Music Picks: Winter 2013
Anna Ternheim, Jerry Jeff Walker, and other inspiration while putting together the Winter 2013 issue.
Book Review: “99 to 1” by Chuck Collins Book Review: “99 to 1” by Chuck Collins
by Scott Gast
Inside the wealth gap that’s wrecking the world—and what we can do about it.
YES! Music Picks: Fall 2012 YES! Music Picks: Fall 2012
Musical inspiration while putting out the Fall 2012 issue.
Bidder 70: The Tim DeChristopher Story Bidder 70: The Tim DeChristopher Story
by Samantha Herndon
Last year, climate activist Tim DeChristopher went to jail for bidding $1.7 million (that he didn't have) to save 22,000 acres of public land from corporate extraction.
Inside America’s Worst Toxic Waste Cover-Up Inside America’s Worst Toxic Waste Cover-Up
by Valerie Schloredt
Film Review: The Big Fix exposes BP’s efforts to minimize awareness of North America’s biggest oil spill.
A Pastor, a Rabbi, and an Imam Walk Into a Book ... A Pastor, a Rabbi, and an Imam Walk Into a Book ...
by Jenn Carreto
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 Radical Religion, an American Tradition
by Rev. Wendy Bell
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 The Achilles' Heel of the American Dream
by Sean Burns
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 YES! Music Picks: Summer 2012
Musical inspiration while putting together the Summer 2012 issue.
A Dakota Way of Life A Dakota Way of Life
by Kris Kolb
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 Bring On the Next American Revolution
by Larry Gabriel
Book Review: At 96, Grace Boggs gives us a new handbook for transformation—from victims to empowered citizens.
Book Review: Urban Homesteading Book Review: Urban Homesteading
by Oliver Lazenby
Heirloom skills for sustainable living.
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