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FROM THE ‘RESILIENT COMMUNITIES’ ISSUE OF YES! MAGAZINE

Looking up through the skylight of their cob house. Photo by Brian Liloia 10 Resilient Ideas for Building Community
A Hand-Built Home

Sven Eberlein   |   FALL 2010 :: ISSUE 55

No fortune? No skills? No problem. How a novice builder used mud—and teamwork—to make a house from scratch.   MORE »

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PEACE & JUSTICE  

'9.11.' Photo by Duane Romanell. flickr.com/photos/ drp/240124173/ Interfaith Amigos: On 9/11, Getting Beyond Religious Hatred

Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, Sheikh Jamal Rahman   |  
Sep 10, 2010


Brought together by the events of 9/11, three friends from different faiths reflect on what it will take to reach the other side of hatred.   MORE »



Photo by David Shankbone Eight Ways to Confront Extremism on 9/11

Sarah van Gelder   |   Sep 09, 2010

The flare-up surrounding the planned Quran burning and the proposed New York mosque make this 9/11 anniversary an especially important time to speak up.   MORE »



PLANET  

Without local food sovereignty, food security depends on fragile global supply chains. Photo by WFP/Robert Maass. flickr.com/photos/ theroadtothehorizon My 10-Mile Diet ... in a Global Food System

Vicki Robin   |   Sep 10, 2010

My eating experiment is making me think differently about food security around the world.   MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

The Income Tax square on a Monopoly board. Photo by Alan Cleaver. flickr.com/photos/ alancleaver Raise My Taxes, Please

Naomi Sobel   |   Sep 09, 2010

Why one wealthy American wants the Bush tax cuts to expire and the estate tax to be reinstated.   MORE »



HAPPINESS  

'Addicted.' Girl on a couch with a remote control. Photo by Keirsten Balukas. flickr.com/photos/ starsalive Movies, My Kids, and Me

Shannon Hayes   |   Sep 08, 2010

Shannon Hayes used movies to give her daughters—and herself—an occasional break. Then they began to take over.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

In July 2010, a group of mothers summited Mount Rainier as part of a 'climb against coal' protest. Their support team created a 75,000-ft banner on the ice, which read NO COAL. Photo by Matt Leonard. flickr.com/photos/ losinghand We Need Your Ideas: A Call for Direct Action in the Climate Movement

Bill McKibben, Phil Radford, Becky Tarbotton   |   Sep 08, 2010

An open letter from the Rainforest Action Network, Greenpeace USA, and 350.org: What will it take to finally get serious about climate change?   MORE »



PHOTO ESSAY OF THE WEEK   

The Road to Women’s Suffrage

Sep 07, 2010

Remembering the long fight for a woman’s right to vote.   MORE »
Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress


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