|Medea Benjamin, Co-founder of CODE PINK at the inauguration of Barack Obama.
Videographer Len Davis was in DC for YES! Magazine, capturing voices of hope and courage for these new times.
Medea Benjamin's words to YES! readers are the first in a series of stories from the inauguration.
This video is part of a series of stories from the Obama Inauguration 2009. See more videos here.
:: A PURPLE AGENDA
10 Policies Americans Want
President Barack Obama faces huge challenges as he takes office. But he's got one asset that is rarely mentioned. Large majorities of Americans agree on some of the most important issues of the day, from health care to foreign policy. "Ten Policies for a Better America" shows an agenda a majority supports—whether we vote red, blue, or some other political color.
:: PATH TO A NEW ECONOMY
The Economic Speech President Obama Should Deliver
David Korten's new book Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth outlines an agenda to bring into being a new economy—locally based, community oriented, and devoted to creating a better life for all, not simply increasing profits.
In this special excerpt, Korten summarizes his version of the economic address to the nation he wishes Barack Obama were able to deliver.
:: MAKING PEACE
Candidates for Congress Show the Way Out
As the occupation drags on, 10 candidates for the U.S. Congress announce a plan to bring all the troops home.
The Voice of a Mother is Powerful
After Cindy Sheehan lost her son Casey to the war in Iraq, she went to Crawford, Texas to ask President Bush to explain the noble cause her son had died for. Thousands joined her at Camp Casey.