Why the Next 10 Years Will be Nothing Like the Last 10 Years
On YES! magazine’s 10th anniversary, we look at trends that are changing
our culture, our relationship to the Earth, and our sense of self.
1 ACTIVE NONVIOLENCE:
Heroes for an Unheroic Time
by Carol Estes
As violence and war grow more costly, people worldwide are developing a courageous practice of peacemaking.
2 FOOD REVOLUTION:
Americans Lose their Appetite for Anonymous Food
by Brian Halweil
Freshness. Beautiful landscapes. Food safety. There are lots of reasons we are turning to local farms for our daily bread.
A Planet at the Crossroads
by Bill McKibben
As assaults on Earth’s living systems grow, so do efforts to protect the environment — or failing that, to lay the groundwork for humanity’s recovery.
For the Common Delight
by Dee Axelrod
Art today gives voice to the silenced, illuminates complex political issues, and brings joy to the public square.
5 NEW COSMOLOGY:
A Great Story–Our Common Story
by K. Lauren de Boer
Could a story of awe at the unfolding of the universe be a story in which we can all find a home?