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Building a Just and Sustainable World January 2008
Sarah van Gelder
Executive Editor, YES! Magazine
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Imagine acupuncturists being integral to every community, and acupuncture being the medicine everyone uses and values. These community practitioners in Portland have set up clinics where everyone is welcome.
Liberate Your Space
The Winter 2008 issue of YES! Magazine highlights ways people are choosing to live free. Why wait for permission? Claim space to be free, feed your spirit and the spirit of those you are with. Don’t ask for change. Be the change!
Burners from far-flung parts of the globe descend each year on the gypsum powder of the Black Rock Desert for a cultural bacchanal devoted to exploring the possibilities for the human race.
PHOTO ESSAY See Catherine Bailey's photos from the 2007 Burning Man.
Clowns and puppets, art and music, theater and drumbeats: street spectacle is often more effective than speeches and leaflets in creating change. Jen Angel explores the fine art of raising a ruckus.
Gandhi taught about how to find freedom in self-reliance, intention, and tradition. We follow an activist's journey back to traditional ways, and invite you to end your dependence on the sewage empire: go ecological!
What form would the Boston Tea Party take today, against our psychological traffic jam? Reverend Billy on bikes and free speech: how the free expression of Critical Mass bicyclists is reclaiming public space.
Meet the buccaneers of bandwidth: fed up with growing corporate control of public airwaves, they're creating pirate radio stations that serve their communities, and get diverse voices on the air.
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What You Told Us :: How to get to Carbon Neutral
• What carbon-reducing step have you taken that gives you the most pleasure?
• What's the next carbon-reducing step you plan to take?
Read responses from readers, and get a taste of our upcoming Climate Solutions issue.
How to Get More YES!
World Social Forum
Bring the World Social Forum to your doorstep this year. Find out about plans for the 2008 Global Days of Action.
YES! Web Picks
Set yourself FREE! Explore our Handy How-To Guide for Liberation.
Classy digs: egalitarian life in Seattle's "finishing school" for activists.
interview with leading Canadian activist Maude Barlow.
Voices in Wartime: healing the wounds of war, and creating a less violent world.
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