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The Work Ahead: Build the Alliances
by David Korten
Create a non-party political movement with an agenda grounded in a vision of a just and sustainable future for all.
The Work Ahead: Adopt the Language of Hope
by Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez
If we want peace, if we don’t want to live with regrets and in despair, then we must adopt not the language of fear, but the language of hope and dreams. To invoke a Puerto Rican expression: pa’lante. Forward.
The Work Ahead: A New Strategic Vision for Progressives
by Jesse L. Jackson Jr
Progressives need to take the time to create and articulate a vision that will withstand the test of time and transcend two-, four- and six-year election cycles.
The Work Ahead: Speak out for the world our kids will live in.
by Jonathan Rowe
Learn to use language that is clear and strong.
The Work Ahead: Create Community
by Frances Moore Lappé, Richard R. Rowe
Frame the issues: Americans are ready for a far more powerful frame grounded in what we intuitively know—that we are all in this together. We call it the “strong communities” frame.
It Takes a Community Media Center
by Dirk Koning
The Community Media Center (CMC) was founded in 1981 as Grand Rapids Cable Access Center (known as GRTV). It is one of the first public access stations in the nation to expand beyond public access television to provide a range of media tools, training and transmission options for community members and nonprofit organizations. Among them, the five affiliates offer numerous projects and services.
If You’re Not Making Television, It’s Making You
by Dirk Koning
Kids learn to make media at GRTV. They make websites, and develop and deliver curriculum on media literacey and voting.
Questions for Students: Bringing Biodiesel from Colorado to Colombia
by YES! for Youth Education Program
Questions for reflection and discussion from the article "Bringing Biodiesel from Colorado to Colombia"
Questions for Students: Earth Charter Questions for Students: Earth Charter
by YES! for Youth Education Program
Media Hero: Ed Schultz Media Hero: Ed Schultz
by Carolyn McConnell
Media Hero: DeeDee Halleck
by Jonathan Lawson
presente! a radio station barn raising presente! a radio station barn raising
by Hannah Sassaman
When farmworkers needed a way to reach one another, they invited activists nationwide for a radio barn raising.
Letter from the Editor
by Sarah van Gelder
We focus on the media in this issue of YES! because it is clear that democracy cannot function when diverse, critical perspectives are excluded from the public conversation, nor when entire populations are absent from or mischaracterized in the popular media.
YES! But How? :: Privacy, Slugs, Recycling Cards, and Glasses YES! But How? :: Privacy, Slugs, Recycling Cards, and Glasses
Protecting privacy, nontoxic slug disposal, unwanted bulk mail, reusing greeting cards, and recycling old glasses
Media That Set Us Free Discussion     Guide Media That Set Us Free Discussion Guide
Why in the midst of this information glut are we not getting the information we need? What does this mean for our democracy? More questions like these . . .
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