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Giving Tuesday

by: Sara on 12/03/2019

Following on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday we have finally arrived at Giving Tuesday. For those who may prefer to skip out on the sales offered by major outlets in favour of a more civil and charitable option, this may be the day for you.

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Simplicity

by: Sara on 12/01/2019

Welcome to the first day of our Winter sale!

Over the next week we will share excerpts from our books on; ways you can live simply, (yes, even during this busy season), yummy recipes for all those holiday celebrations, activities with family, and ways to give to those less fortunate.

We start off with an excerpt from Elegant Simplicity: The Art of …

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Black Friday or Buy Nothing Day?

by: Sara on 11/29/2019

It is starting to feel that everything has a "day" attached to it that calls for action on our part - November is full of examples of this, from Black Friday and Buy Nothing Day, to Small Business Saturday and Giving Tuesday, Thanksgiving to Remembrance Day.

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Citizen Led Economies - Creating the Commons

by: Sara on 09/16/2019

From co-housing and agroecology to fisheries and open-source everything, people are increasingly using "commoning" to emancipate themselves from a predatory market-state system. In this excerpt from Free, Fair, and Alive: The Insurgent Power of the Commons by David Bollier and Silke Helfrich we learn how citizen collaborations are changing the …

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Pushing for 100% Recycled Paper

by: EJ on 09/03/2019

New Society Publishers was the first publisher, working with our printer Friesens, to bring 100% post-consumer paper into the North American printing scene in 2002 – nearly two decades ago.

We have recently discovered that a small selection of our books printed at Lightning Source by Ingram Content Group, in the print on demand program, are not …

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