Health Care Happy Endings
by Dr. Ken FabertJul 14, 2010
- New Zealand's health care system still allows for happy endings. But what about the U.S.?
One Day Each Week Without Laptop, Phone, or TV? How a "Tech Sabbath" Can Heal Your Mind
by Erika KosinaJul 12, 2010
- A day of rest, it turns out, is still a good idea.
We Are Many: Chris Jordan Captures Our Blessed Unrest
Jul 09, 2010
- A striking depiction of one million organizations working for a better world.
by Pastor Don MackenzieJul 08, 2010
- America may be free from a monarch, but can we be truly independent in a consumerist society?
How to Share Time
by Mira LunaJul 08, 2010
- When dollars are scarce, timebanks help neighbors swap skills, instead.
When Numbers Aren’t Enough
by Paul LoebJul 07, 2010
- Statistics rarely get under our skin, but stories do. Paul Loeb offers advice for catalyzing social change.
“Action is the Antidote to Despair”
Jul 06, 2010
- Photo essay: A photographer confronts the BP oil disaster.
Why Power Is Not a Dirty Word
by Frances Moore LappeJul 02, 2010
- Frances Moore Lappé looks at redefining power and taking it back.
Happy Cities for the Global South: Interview with Enrique Peñalosa
by Jay WalljasperJul 02, 2010
- Former Bogotá mayor Enrique Peñalosa is convincing city planners from Beijing to Mexico City to create lively public spaces that center around people and community, not cars.
Better Than Facebook?
by David BollierJun 30, 2010
- Fed up with Facebook's commercialism, four NYU students have created an open source, peer-to-peer alternative: Diaspora.
Every Teacher a Peace Teacher
by David Jackson CookJun 29, 2010
- At the heart of new Peace Studies programs is the declaration that nonviolence, peace, and justice are not utopian dreams but real and practical ways in which humans can affect the world around them.
Live Dangerously: 10 Easy Steps
by Shannon HayesJun 28, 2010
- When Shannon Hayes made a list of easy steps for becoming a radical homemaker, she didn't realize just how revolutionary they were.
Back to Shore
by Pastor Don MackenzieJun 25, 2010
- A drift from substance is a recurring pattern in religious life. What will it take to call ourselves back to the essentials?
Update: Post-Prison Garden Project Grows Earth Stewards
by Berit AndersonJun 25, 2010
- Ten years ago YES! Magazine reported on Cathrine Sneed and her Garden Project. Today there are 37 Earth Stewards and seven full-time Garden Project employees.
Step Away From the Plastic Bag
by Kim EckartJun 25, 2010
- Our associate editor experiments with life after plastic bags.