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HAPPINESS  

Reclaiming Christmas, Radical Homemaker Style

Shannon Hayes   |   Dec 21, 2011

Shannon Hayes: Can you take on consumerism without being a Scrooge?   MORE »



Rosehip Thumb 6 Recipes for Winter Wellness

Jennifer Kaye, Kate Malongowski   |   Dec 20, 2011

Fight seasonal maladies the natural way.   MORE »



Lily Yeh photo courtesy of the Cleveland Foundation Lily Yeh: Beauty in Broken Places

Natalie Pompilio   |   Dec 20, 2011

The YES! Breakthrough 15: Healing war-torn, broken, and economically devastated communities through art.   MORE »



PEACE & JUSTICE  

Taking on the Trade Laws of the 1 Percent

John Cavanagh, Robin Broad   |   Dec 21, 2011

A protest at the World Bank supported El Salvador’s attempts to put human rights above corporate rights.   MORE »



PLANET  

Girl Scout Cookies photo by Juverna Girl Scouts Take Aim at their Own Cookie Ingredients

Jen Horton   |   Dec 20, 2011

Two seventh-graders set out to save orangutans—and ended up changing the recipe for Girl Scout cookies.   MORE »



Plastic Bag photo by Kate Ter Haar Cities Take Up the “Ban the Bag” Fight

Rebecca Leisher   |   Dec 19, 2011

Why new policies across the nation could mean the end of plastic bags.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

Re-Occupy: A Movement Seeks a Sanctuary

Nathan Schneider   |   Dec 19, 2011

On occupying Trinity Church—and the Occupy movement's relationship with established institutions.   MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

Henry Red Cloud photo by Dan Bihn Henry Red Cloud: Solar Warrior for Native America

Talli Nauman   |   Dec 19, 2011

The YES! Breakthrough 15: Bringing renewable energy and jobs to reservations.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

The Scientization of Politics

Dec 22, 2011

How did climate science get so politicized—and what can we do about it? Climatologist Michael Mann responds in this TEDx talk.   MORE »



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