Sarah van Gelder

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Sarah van Gelder

is a co-founder and columnist at YES!, founder of PeoplesHub, and author of The Revolution Where You Live: Stories from a 12,000-Mile Journey Through a New America.

Articles By This Author
What Our Breasts Are Telling Us
Author Florence Williams and her daughter discovered they had high levels of toxins—like flame retardants—in their bodies. Getting rid of the chemicals was harder than they expected.
Is There Inspiration in Your Media Diet?
Video: At her TEDx talk, YES! magazine editor Sarah van Gelder discusses the “mean world syndrome” caused by excessively negative news coverage, and describes how solutions journalism creates a more balanced—and hopeful—point of view.
Holy Impatience: an interview with Matthew Fox
Matthew Fox, formerly of the Roman Catholic Church, nailed 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. Some 500 years after Luther pounded his theses on the door of the same church, Fox is after a transformation just as radical
Danny Glover: An Interview by Sarah van Gelder
Danny Glover is a life-long activist. His involvement ranges from raising awareness about the AIDS crisis in Africa, to literacy, to the well being of African Americans and impoverished communities in the US. Danny is also a UNDP Goodwill Ambassador.
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Genesee Peacemakers
Are all crime victims after revenge? Genesee County criminal justice officials are finding that victims are after something else-something that our criminal justice system rarely offers.