Articles by Sarah van Gelder

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Why I Kneeled Before Standing Rock Elders and Asked for Forgiveness
Sarah van Gelder – YES! Magazine, 26 Dec 2016

“We fought you. We took your land. We signed treaties that we broke … But we’ve come to say that we are sorry.” — Wesley Clark Jr. during forgiveness ceremony

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The Big Difference at Standing Rock Is Native Leadership All Around
Sarah van Gelder – YES! Magazine, 19 Sep 2016

Dallas Goldtooth, a veteran organizer of the Keystone XL fight, is amazed at the historic support from tribes at Standing Rock–even tribes that rely on resource extraction.

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Vandana Shiva on Resisting GMOs: “Saving Seeds Is a Political Act”
Sarah van Gelder – YES! Magazine, 18 Nov 2013

Why the fight for biodiversity is about protecting life itself. Trained in physics and philosophy, [TRANSCEND member] Vandana Shiva is renowned for her activism against GMOs, globalization, and patents on seeds and traditional foods.

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Why the Corporate Media’s Climate Change Censorship Is Only Half the Story
Sarah van Gelder – YES! Magazine, 14 Oct 2013

Of course the media needs to start talking honestly about climate change. But there’s more to the issue than just gloom and doom. Solutions journalism must investigate not only the individual innovations, but also the larger pattern of change.

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The Cooperative Way to a Stronger Economy
Sarah van Gelder – YES! Magazine, 25 Feb 2013

Co-ops—just like people—can get more done together than anyone can do alone. They come in many forms, and are more common than you might imagine.

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Sarah van Gelder - YES! Magazine, 8 Jan 2010

With climate disruption, war, and a faltering economy, that was a tough decade. Still, seeds were sown for a more green and egalitarian 2010s.In my last column, I listed nine crises of the ‘00s. But something else happened during the first decade of the millennium. People around the world turned away from ways of life […]

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