In Review: Books, Music, and Film

Books, Music, and Film

YES! Music Picks :: Spring 2010
Musical inspiration while putting out the Spring 2010 issue: Susana Baca, Neil Halstead, and songs inspired by the documentary By the People: The Election of Barack Obama.
YES! Film Picks: Crude, Pray the Devil Back to Hell, Dirt
Reviews of our favorite films for the spring 2010.
The Food of a Younger Land
by Laura Kaliebe
Author Mark Kurlansky unearths a Depression-era project to document the country’s food traditions.
Trauma Stewardship
by Rinku Sen
ColorLines' Rinku Sen finds this guide useful for "anyone who stays close to the ground as they help to change that landscape".
Guardians of the Revolution
by John Feffer
Iran and the United States do not have to remain eternal enemies. So argues Ray Takeyh, an Iranian-born scholar at the Council on Foreign Relations, in his useful and engaging new book.
In Review :: YES! Music Picks
Musical inspiration while putting out the Winter 2010 issue: Steve Earle, Mari Boine, and Richard Shindell.
In Review :: YES! Film Picks
Our favorite films this season include "The YES! Men Fix the World," "Homo Toxicus," and "Fresh."
by Laura Kaliebe
Review of Chris Carlsson's Nowtopia: How Pirate Programmers, Outlaw Bicyclists, and Vacant-Lot Gardeners are Inventing the Future—Today!
When the Prisoners Ran Walpole
by Carol Estes
Carol Estes reviews Jamie Bissonette's account of a true story in the movement for prison abolition
The Poor as Customers?
John Harvey reviews Michael Edwards' Just Another Emperor? The Myths and Realities of Philantrocapitalism
In Review :: YES! Picks :: Film
Our favorite films for the fall '09: Fierce Light, The Greening of Southie, and What is the Economy for, Anyway?
In Review :: YES! Picks - Music
Musical inspiration while putting out the fall '09 issue.
In Review :: Justicia Now
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
Lisa Garrigues reviews this documentary about Ecuador’s oil wars.
In Review :: Tree Intimacy
by Brooke Jarvis
Brooke Jarvis reviews Nalini Nadkarni’s Between Earth and Sky: Our Intimate Connection to Trees.
In Review :: Rules for Online Radicals
by James Trimarco
James Trimarco reviews Markos Moulitsas Zúniga’s Taking on the System: Rules for Radical Change in a Digital Era.