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Yes! Magazine Weekly Roundup November 22, 2013

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Reclaiming the Joy of Real Food

Portrait of Sarah van Gelder How did junk food displace the nourishing, seasonal, local traditions of cooking and eating? Just in time for Thanksgiving, the new issue of YES! is about reclaiming food—for our health and for ecological health. You’ll find slow food, shared food, food carts, fermented food, indigenous food, and reasons to get down and dirty. Rediscover the joy of great eating, spiced with love and tradition.
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Sarah van Gelder, executive editor

A Peek Inside

Screenshot of issuu spread from the Healing Food issue of YES! Magazine.
Photo by Jerrick Romero. TPP Protestors to Foreign Negotiators: “Don’t Let U.S. Bully You”

Negotiators from Latin American and Asian countries said they were “doing their best” to stand up to the U.S. Trade Representative. READ MORE »

Photo by Mark Hefflinger. “Cowboys and Indians” Camp Together to Build Alliance Against Keystone XL

At the Ponca Trail of Tears Spiritual Camp, tribal members and their ranchers are learning to understand each other as never before. READ MORE »

Photo by Paul Dunn Forget the Food Industry: Rediscover the Pleasure of Buying, Cooking, and Eating Real Food

Junk food may have captured the American palate, but a few simple ingredients and techniques can win it back. READ MORE »

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8 Courageous Things Harry Potter Fans Did to Fight Real-Life Dark Forces

If Harry Potter was a real person, he’d fight child labor, voter suppression, and poverty. Here are our favorite ways Harry’s fans have taken his values from the page to the real world. READ MORE »

CoverGirl Screen Shot The Hunger Games Are Real: Teenage Fans Remind the World What Katniss Is Really Fighting For

What if we used fantasy not as an escape from our world, but an invitation to look deeper into it? How teenage fans are fighting injustice—in real life. READ MORE »

Photo by Oxfam International Why the UN Climate Negotiations Give Me Hope (In Spite of Everything)

It’s possible to find hope for action In the new generation’s determination and clarity—even after 19 years of stalled negotiations. READ MORE »

Photo by Devon Fredericksen “Beauty Feeds a Different Kind of Hunger”: An Interview with Terry Tempest Williams

“I used to ask the question, ‘Am I an activist or a writer?’ I don’t ask that anymore. I am simply a human being engaged.” READ MORE »

Photo by Patrick Barber How To Eat Like Our Lives Depend On It: Rediscovering the Many Joys of Food

It’s time to reclaim the well-being and exuberance that is part of healthy food culture. READ MORE »

Photo by NASA Goddard. World Governments: If You Won’t Take the Lead on Climate Change, Then the People Will

If governments fail to listen to mounting protests demanding clean energy, people’s movements will put their futures in question. READ MORE »

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Lian Pin Koh shows us how drones can be used for animal conservation, and keep an eye on poachers in the process. WATCH »

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Monsanto May Have Won the Battle, But the Future of Food Is Not Lost

Reader Tad Veltrop writes, “The right to know what is in our food is a modest initiative, but its a start to curb a dangerous food system.” READ MORE »

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