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FROM THE NEW ISSUE OF YES! MAGAZINE

Marietta Jaeger-Lane with her daughter, Susie. A preview of the Beyond Prisons issue of YES!

The Night I Forgave My Daughter’s Killer

Marietta Jaeger-Lane, as told to Lynsi Burton   |   May 27, 2011

“I knew the kidnapper could be liable for the death penalty, and I wanted him to hang high. However, I had always tried to live my faith with integrity, and my conscience was calling me to forgive my enemy… One year to the minute after the kidnapper had taken Susie, he called me at my home in Michigan…”   MORE »

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HAPPINESS  

Photo by Bob Hooper Renouncing, Reclaiming, Rebuilding: The 3 Steps of Radical Homemaking

Shannon Hayes   |   May 27, 2011

Shannon Hayes on the process of replacing the “givens” of mainstream life with more resilient ways of living.   MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

Photo by Corey Templeton flickr.com/coreytempleton The Old Economy’s Not Coming Back. So What’s Next?

Gar Alperovitz   |   May 26, 2011

Meet the people and ideas on the cutting edge of the movement for a new economy.   MORE »



Photo by Jun flickr.com/biker_jun 7 Ways to Stop Wall Street’s Con Game

David Korten   |   May 23, 2011

David Korten’s suggestions for stopping speculation.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

Photo by Jobs with Justice flickr.com/jwjnational “The Single-Payer Train Has Left the Station”

May 25, 2011

Wendell Potter, a health insurance executive-turned-critic, on what Vermont’s new law could mean for American health care.   MORE »



Photo by Brendan Hoffman flicker.com/publiccitizen Give Us Our Law Back: Montana Fights to Stop Corporate Corruption

Gwen Stowe, Jeff Clements   |   May 24, 2011

For nearly 100 years, Montana law prohibited corporate money in politics. Then came the Citizens United decision.   MORE »



PLANET  

Photo by Robin Broad The Road Not Built: Redefining Progress At Home and Abroad

Robin Broad, John Cavanagh   |   May 23, 2011

Local opposition to a proposed road in Trinidad brings new understanding of “progress,” and what it means to be rooted.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

A 9/11 Friendship of Forgiveness

May 26, 2011

Two mothers—one whose son was killed on 9/11, one whose son is jailed for conspiracy to commit the attacks—explain their unlikely friendship.   MORE »
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