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FROM THE NEW ISSUE OF YES! MAGAZINE

Photo by Alex Ferguson. flickr.com/photos/ alex_ferguson 10 Ways to Solve the Jobs Problem

Fran Korten   |   FALL 2010 :: ISSUE 55

Imagine a no-holds-barred “summit” that comes up with ideas to solve both our job and environmental problems. What might it come up with?   MORE »

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HAPPINESS  

'I am out of myself!' Photo By Hamed Masoumi. flickr.com/photos/ hamedmasoumi The Little Mosque in Medina

Jamal Rahman   |   Sep 03, 2010

Sheikh Jamal Rahman on what we can learn from our places of worship.   MORE »



Cover image from John Robbins' book The New Good Life What is Real Wealth?

John Robbins   |   Aug 31, 2010

We've been measuring happiness in all the wrong ways. What's the pathway to true quality of life?   MORE »



PEACE & JUSTICE  

Protesters at the Vedanta mine. Photo By Steve Punter. flickr.com/photos/ spunter A New Age of People Power: Lessons from the Dongria Kondh

John Perkins   |   Sep 03, 2010

With greater power to build alliances across boundaries, the Davids of the world are having more success throwing off the Goliaths.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

In Pakistan, flood survivors line up for drinking water.  Photo by Nicholas Brooks/Oxfam. flickr.com/photos/ oxfam Five Ways You Can Help Pakistan (and the Rest of Us)

Sarah van Gelder   |   Sep 01, 2010

The Pakistani people need our help. Here’s what we can do today, and how to reduce the number of future disasters.   MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

Following the financial crisis, the movement to rein in CEO pay has gained strength.  Photo courtesy of seiuhealthcare775nw. flickr.com/photos/ seiuhealthcare775nw Can We Cut CEO Pay Down to Size?

Sam Pizzigati   |   Sep 01, 2010

The CEOs who cut the most jobs are also the ones who make the most money. How can we stop excessive CEO pay before it leads to bad behavior?   MORE »



Photo by John Wardell. flickr.com/photos/ johnwardell Bankers, Bookies, and Gamblers

David Korten   |   Aug 30, 2010

What is the proper role and social function of a bank? Welcome to New Economy 101.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

How to Be Alone

Sep 03, 2010

What can we learn about ourselves when we let go of our fear of loneliness?   MORE »
Poet/singer/songwriter Tanya Davis uses poetry, art, and music to offer advice for tackling one of society's biggest fears: alone time in this quirky video.


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