YES! Magazine Blogs

Powerful ideas, practical actions from the YES! community.

Light in Dark Times

Rabbi Ted Falcon at Dec 13, 2010 12:15 PM |

On finding hope during the holidays.

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Bellingham, Washington: Good Jobs, Locally Grown

aabdallah at Dec 09, 2010 01:45 PM |

Video: How this close-knit community is keeping jobs close to home.

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Finding Rootedness in the Age of Vulnerability

John Cavanagh at Dec 06, 2010 04:55 PM |

In an increasingly vulnerable world, we’re searching for rooted communities—and what we can learn from them.

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What can you make yourself?

Brooke Jarvis at Dec 02, 2010 03:20 PM |

Your responses to our Speak Up question.

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Relearning the Skills of Community

Sarah Byrnes at Dec 01, 2010 10:50 AM |

How members of Common Security Clubs help each other relearn how to live in community.

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Tips for a Peaceful Thanksgiving

Brooke Jarvis at Nov 22, 2010 08:13 AM |

Your responses to our Speak Up! question.

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Animals and Us: Help Us Hatch Our Next Issue

Sarah van Gelder at Nov 17, 2010 06:05 PM |

The YES! editorial team is hard at work on our spring issue about animals. Here’s an advance look at what we're planning—and a chance to share your ideas.

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Why I Have Hope for Haiti

Beverly Bell at Nov 12, 2010 03:40 PM |

When people ask me, as they do all the time, “Is there any cause for hope in Haiti?” I answer yes.

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How do you combat cynicism within yourself?

Brooke Jarvis at Nov 11, 2010 02:17 PM |

Your responses to our Speak Up question.

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In Review: Raising Eyebrows

Jill Bamburg at Nov 09, 2010 09:55 AM |

In his new book, Dal LaMagna offers advice on creating an honest business.

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Bees for My Backyard

Pamela O’Malley Chang at Nov 08, 2010 05:50 PM |

Pam’s next step for personal resilience: bringing a wild beehive home.

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How do you get to work? How would you like to get there?

Brooke Jarvis at Nov 05, 2010 02:55 PM |

Your responses to our Speak Up question.

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Can Small Group Organizing Save the Country?

Sarah Byrnes at Nov 05, 2010 11:10 AM |

Without the support of others, we get drained, we burn out, we sit out elections, or we vote our fears. With it, we can make real change.

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My Kids Eat Snails

Shannon Hayes at Nov 04, 2010 05:15 PM |

Radical homemaker Shannon Hayes: When standardized curricula fall short, food can teach the values I want my kids to learn.

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After the Campaign Cash, the Backlash

Brooke Jarvis at Nov 04, 2010 11:45 AM |

The 2010 midterm elections—the first since Citizens United opened the floodgates to corporate campaign cash—were the most expensive in history. So what happens next?

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Missing: A Vision of Economic Possibility

David Korten at Nov 03, 2010 11:15 AM |

This election showed us that neither of our two major parties has a credible vision for our economic future. And that’s why this is a moment of opportunity.

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Why does this election matter to you?

Brooke Jarvis at Oct 29, 2010 02:30 PM |

Your responses to our Speak Up question.

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Our Families Can’t Afford to Stay Home on Election Day

Sarah van Gelder at Oct 27, 2010 11:30 AM |

Sure, lots of us are frustrated by the economy, the war, and lack of progress in Washington, D.C. But there’s too much at stake to stay home on election day.

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Sharing the Harvest

Shannon Hayes at Oct 22, 2010 08:50 AM |

What to do when your apple trees don't produce? Start ringing doorbells, says radical homemaker Shannon Hayes.

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8 Food Rules from My 10-Mile Diet

Vicki Robin at Oct 19, 2010 10:50 AM |

After a month of hyperlocavore eating, Vicki Robin developed her own food rules for a lifetime.

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