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FROM THE NEW ISSUE OF YES! MAGAZINE

The Fall 2010 issue of YES! Magazine, Resilient Communities Seeds of Resilience

Sarah van Gelder   |   FALL 2010

Climate change, peak oil, and a stalled economy: The Fall 2010 issue of YES! Magazine shows how people step up in uncertain times to create a resilient way of life.   MORE »

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HAPPINESS  

Ithaca Freeskool, image by Shira Golding DIY Education: How to Start a Freeskool

Lily Gershon   |   Sep 16, 2010

Who defines what schools are or what they teach? Why not you?   MORE »



Photo courtesy of the Centre for Child Honouring. childhonouring.org Raffi: Building A World Fit for Children

Raffi Cavoukian   |   Sep 16, 2010

A movement to put children’s rights at the center of our collective decisions is taking hold.    MORE »



PLANET  

Grilled Zucchini. Photo by Food Thinkers flickr.com/photos/ foodthinkers How to Not Get Sick of Zucchini on a 10-Mile Diet

Vicki Robin   |   Sep 15, 2010

Sometimes, local eating means getting very creative.   MORE »



Sunset on the SR 520, Seattle, pre-construction. Photo by K David Clark. flickr.com/photos/ kdavidclark Here to There: Transportation Planning in a Climate-Neutral City

Richard Conlin   |   Sep 15, 2010

Big transportation projects can contribute to sprawl and increase automobile use—or, they can promote biking, walking, and use of transit. Seattle is working to take the latter path.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

Canned fruit. Photo by Wade Courtney. flickr.com/photos/ elpicoso Pioneers of the New Normal

Sarah van Gelder   |   Sep 14, 2010

We’re facing a very different world than the one we knew. Here’s what people are doing to prepare …   MORE »



PEACE & JUSTICE  

Road sign for Martin Luther King Jr Way. Photo by Jessica Keough. flickr.com/photos/ jessk09 Envisioning MLK’s Dream in Today's World

Grace Lee Boggs   |   Sep 13, 2010

Grace Boggs: We must begin the radical revolution of values that King called for, against the giant triplets of racism, materialism, and militarism.   MORE »



PHOTO ESSAY OF THE WEEK   

Roots of the Local Food Movement

Sep 15, 2010

Photo essay: The locavore movement may seem like a fad to some, but these wartime posters show that equating local food and security has deep roots in U.S. history.    MORE »
Photo courtesy of the Collection of the National Agricultural Library


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