Ending Hunger, the New Farmers, Sustainable Ranching, The Food Project... People We Love, Letters to Obama, the YES! Cartoon
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Building a Just and Sustainable World   April 2009
YES! Magazine Cover issue 49: Food for Everyone


Food Solutions in Action

The Mortenson ranch. Photo by Carter Johnson
Restoring the Range: Can Beef be Earth-Friendly?
Sustainable grazing restores native prairie and wildlife habitat: a South Dakota ranch family shows us how.

The First of December Farmersí Association, in Lichego, Mozambique, photo by Nicholas Paget-Clarke

7 Steps to Solving the Food Crisis
Current trade and “aid” policies displace farmers and increase hunger in the world. Here's how we can feed the world, from the director of Food First.

 ABC bulk produce markets in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Photo by Leah Rimkus

The City that Ended Hunger
Frances Moore Lappé on the city in Brazil that has recruited local farmers to do something U.S. cities have yet to do: help end hunger.

detail of YES! graces poster, illustration by Nikki McClure

Saying Grace Around the World
Artist Nikki McClure adds her touch to our collection of mealtime prayers from around the world.

The Food Project
NewThe Food Project
The Food Project brings teens into farming, and they love it: “Farming with The Food Project opened my eyes to new adventures, such as people I would have never met and food that I would have never known.”

Friends and fellow farmers of Pete Rasmussen, center, in his field of hardneck garlic. Photo by Team Garlactica
Why Young Farmers Love Their Work
Emily Dietzman from Welcome Table Farm says: "As a farmer I work with my body, getting stronger. I work with my mind, getting smarter. I work with my feelings, getting steadier and more patient."

Letters to Obama

Logo of the A New Way Forward organization
spacer Lincoln, detail of a portrait by Robert Shetterly
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Don't Bankrupt America
President Obama's massive giveaway to Wall Street threatens to undermine the agenda that got him elected. Here are some first steps needed to change course.
spacer Take Back the Power to Create Money
A little-known triumph of Lincoln’s tenure was that he restored a brilliant innovation of the colonists: the issuance of their own debt-free money.

President Obama Calls for a World Without Nukes
David Krieger, President of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, applauds Obama’s speech in Prague as a promise of unprecedented change.

People We Love

images of people we love
Tom Steinberg: Open Source Democracy

Isabel Latorre: Coffee for Women's Rights

Tim DeChristopher: Courage at the Oil Bid

America Bracho: Health Care By and For the People

YES! Monthly Cartoon Caption

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YES! Slow Housing Cartoon
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How to Get More YES!
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Yes! But How?
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Organic on the Road
The Eat Organic Challenge continues as Laura travels to the MidWest. What does it take to go organic on a long trip?

:: MORE Green Living Advice
YES! Web Picks
YES! Takes on the News
Sarah van Gelder on GRITtv Sarah van Gelder talks to Laura Flanders of GRITtv about why we need news and solutions in the media.

Seattle on Track to Go Zero-Waste
Seattle Space Needle Richard Conlin talks with Amy Goodman about a new composting program launching in Seattle.

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