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Interview with Satish Kumar, author of Elegant Simplicity

by: Sara on 03/26/2019

Today's author interview is with Satish Kumar, author of Elegant Simplicity: The Art of Living Well. Satish provides a coherent philosophy of life that weaves together simplicity of material life, thought, and spirit. In it, Satish Kumar, environmental thought leader and former monk, distills five decades of reflection and wisdom into a guide for …

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New Society Builds Bus Shelter in Honour of Chris Plant

by: EJ on 01/22/2019

The New Society staff has been working on a bus shelter in memory of our co-founder Christopher Plant.  The new shelter serves passengers travelling on the community bus service, GERTIE and certainly would have won Chris' heart. Staff came up with the idea a few years ago when brainstorming something that would be a suitable memorial to our friend …

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Twelve years to A Finer Future for all?

by: Sara on 11/13/2018

Guest blog from New Society Acquisition Editor Rob West.

As oil consumption skyrockets towards 100 million barrels …

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The Mediator's Toolkit - Author Inteview with Gerry O'Sullivan

by: EJ on 10/15/2018

Author Gerry O'Sullivan has been a mediator, trainer and facilitator for over 30 years.  An advanced member of the Mediator's Institute of Ireland, she has delivered training in Cuba, Palestine and the UK.  Today she responds to our questions about her new book, The Mediator's Toolkit: Formulating and Asking Questions for Successful Outcomes.

 

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An Interview with the author of The Memory We Could Be, Daniel Macmillen Voskoboynik

by: Sara on 10/05/2018

This week's author interview is with Daniel Macmillen Voskoboynik, the author of The Memory We Could Be: Overcoming Fear to Create Our Ecological Future. In it he links history with biology, economics with physics, to join the dots between our overlapping crises, illustrating in human terms the world we could lose and the world we can still win.

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