The good life doesn't have to cost the planet.
Yes! But How?
by Pamela O'Malley Chang, Beth Balderstonposted Dec 31, 2002
- Recycling computers, unclog bathroom drain, non-toxic solutions, bees nests, hornets
Turning the Sword
by Milenko Matanovicposted Jun 30, 2002
- Is art for museums and collectors, or does it belong in the streets? Could art help us turn away from mass–produced violence and ugliness, and give each of us ways to forge an imaginative and beautiful future?
The Time of Your Life
by Martin Keoghposted Jun 30, 2002
- With leaps, bounds, and stillness, dancers make peace with time.
Who's Afraid of Music
by Carol Estesposted Jun 30, 2002
- Music can tell truths that otherwise go unheard, inspiring action, and sustaining resistance.
Resource Guide: Art and Community
posted Jun 30, 2002
- Resource Guide for the Summer 2002 issue of YES! on Art and Community.
Dancing In Praise Of
by Linda Frye Burnhamposted Jun 30, 2002
- In 1998, the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange began the Hallelujah initiative, creating new performance works with 15 communities all across the US. The initiative is intended to “celebrate edge-of-the-millennium America in all of its vividness, beauty, strength and quirkiness.”
American Journey: A Test And
by Kim Staffordposted Jan 31, 2002
- American Journey: A test and freedom, by Kim Stafford, YES! A Journal of Positive Futures,
A Place For Dignity
by Carol Estesposted Jan 31, 2002
- Dignity Village in Portland, Oregon, a tent city. Dignity Village is fundamentally different. It's a self-governing community of about 60 homeless people who take care of themselves by taking care of each other.
by Sarah Ruth van Gelderposted Jan 31, 2002
- An interview with Harry Belafonte.
by Samuel P. Olinerposted Nov 05, 2001
- Sociologist and Holocaust survivor Samuel P. Oliner writes about what motivates altruists and heroes who put the welfare of others alongside their own. Reaching out to others has been the force behind much that is good in the world.
In the Native Way
by Tom Goldtoothposted Nov 05, 2001
- For a sundancer and bundle-keeper in the Dakota tradition, the world and the spirit are identical.
Dream of a Ridiculous Man
by Charles W., Joan C. Prattposted Jun 30, 2001
- A story of Patrick Lydon and the Camphill Communities.
The Cornucopia of the Commons
by David Bollierposted Jun 30, 2001
- The Cornucopia of the Commons, by David Bollier. Community gardens, free software, self-help groups, and other examples of how the gift economy fosters community and social cohesion as well as economic innovation.
The Sound And the Furious
by Corinne Asturiasposted Jun 30, 2001
- The Sound and the Furious, by Corinne Asturias. How silence is good for commons and noise pollution invades every refuge.
A Tale of Three Cities
by Rachel Brahinskyposted Jun 30, 2001
- A Tale of Three Cities, by Rachel Brahinsky. Cautionary tales from California highlight the need for reform in the energy industry and in energy policy.