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FROM THE NEW ISSUE OF YES! MAGAZINE

Patrice Gaines photo by Diedra Laird Restoring Lives: Now That’s Justice

Patrice Gaines   |   Jun 08, 2011

Forty years since prison, Patrice Gaines still fights to get free.   MORE »



Michelle Alexander Think Outside the Bars

Michelle Alexander   |   Jun 08, 2011

Why real justice means fewer prisons.   MORE »


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NEW ECONOMY  

Photo by janinsanfran flickr.com/49399132@N00 No More Budget Cuts Without Tax Fairness

Chuck Collins   |   Jun 09, 2011

10 years on, the Bush tax cuts are a disaster—and we’re contemplating more tax breaks for the wealthy. How can we stop the madness?   MORE »



Photo by Daniel Borman flickr.com/dborman2 The Great Stock Scam

David Korten   |   Jun 06, 2011

David Korten: Stock sales are supposed to help finance dividends or productivity improvements. But the numbers tell a different story.   MORE »



HAPPINESS  

Horses as Healers

Lorna Shepardson   |   Jun 09, 2011

What do you do with a kid who’s angry, depressed, disconnected, or all of the above? Lorna Shepardson knows a magical gift horses possess that can help bring young people from the depths of darkness to a glimmer of self-confidence. This is Lorna’s story.   MORE »



PLANET  

Video still, Video by Stephen Thomson A Link Between Tornadoes and Climate Change? Never!

Jun 08, 2011

Tornadoes, fires, floods, crop failures—they’re all isolated events, right? This powerful video from Bill McKibben and Stephen Thomson helps connect the dots of the climate catastrophe.   MORE »



Video still: Streetfilms Complete Streets: It’s About More Than Bike Lanes

Jun 07, 2011

How a few simple changes have transformed streets in New York City.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

Who’s Breaking Through?

Madeline Ostrander   |   Jun 08, 2011

Help YES! find the unsung heroes who are building a better world.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

The World Becomes What You Teach

Jun 03, 2011

Zoe Weil: Changing our school system can solve the world’s problems.    MORE »
image from Zoe Weil's TED talk


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