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The Better World Shopping Guide: 6th Edition

The Better World Shopping Guide: 6th Edition

Every Dollar Makes a Difference

While we strive to make our vote count every four years, few of us realize that our most immediate power to shape the world is squandered on a daily basis. Every dollar we spend has the potential to create social and environmental change. In fact, …

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Uprooting Racism - 4th Edition

Uprooting Racism - 4th Edition

How White People Can Work for Racial Justice

In 2016, the president-elect of the United States openly called for segregation and deportation based on race and religion. Meanwhile, inequalities in education, housing, health care and the job market continue to prevail, while increased insecurity …

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Fixing Fashion

Fixing Fashion

Rethinking the Way We Make, Market and Buy Our Clothes

With sales of more than US $500 billion a year, the fashion industry is one of the most important sectors of the global economy, employing millions of men, women, and often children in the developing world. And yet its record is far from pretty. The …

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Dude Making a Difference

Dude Making a Difference

Bamboo Bikes, Dumpster Dives and Other Extreme Adventures Across America

You want to do something for the planet, but what? Change a light bulb, install a low-flow faucet, eat organic? How about ride 4,700 miles across America on a bamboo bicycle, using only water from natural sources, avoiding fossil fuels almost …

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Magnifeco

Magnifeco

Your Head-to-Toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-toxic Beauty

In the wake of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh—the worst garment industry accident in recorded history—the words "fashion disaster" acquired a new and much more sinister meaning. Commentators suggested that the tragedy was …

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The Joy of Missing Out

The Joy of Missing Out

Finding Balance in a Wired World

There's no doubt that technology has overrun our lives. Over the past few decades, the world has embraced "progress" and we're living with the resultant clicking, beeping, anxiety-inducing frenzy. But a creative backlash is gathering steam, helping …

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Educating for Action

Educating for Action

Strategies to Ignite Social Justice

The pursuit of freedom and justice is a timeless effort, but new activists may not know where to begin, while more experienced ones often become jaded or fatigued. The task of constructing a new society free from oppression and inequality can be …

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Living in the Shadow of the Cross

Living in the Shadow of the Cross

Understanding and Resisting the Power and Privilege of Christian Hegemony

Over the centuries, Christianity has accomplished much which is deserving of praise. Its institutions have fed the hungry, sheltered the homeless, and advocated for the poor. Christian faith has sustained people through crisis and inspired many to …

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