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Groundbreaking Educator and Author John Taylor Gatto Passes Away

by: Sara on 11/05/2018
Posted in: Education

We were sad to learn of the passing of the groundbreaking educator and author John Taylor Gatto on Thursday October 25th, 2018. Twice named New York State Teacher of the Year, he became a fierce advocate of families and young people taking back education and learning, arguing that "genius is as common as dirt," but conventional schooling is …

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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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The King's Command - Reinvent the Global Economy

by: EJ on 09/13/2018

L. Hunter Lovins, co-author of the best-selling Natural Capitalism: Create the Next Industrial Revolution, shares with us the story of how her latest book, A Finer Future: Creating an Economy in Service to Life co-authored with Andres Wijkman, Stewart Wallis and John Fullerton, came into being. 

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Freeman House, Influential Restorationist, Dies at 80

by: Sara on 08/08/2018

Judith Plant, New Society Publishers co founder and author of Culture Gap and editor of Healing the Wounds, offers a tribute to Freeman House, author of Totem Salmon and founder of the Mattole Restoration Council, who passed away on July 23rd. Judith credits him, among others, with influencing her vision of bioregionalism.  Click here to download …

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The Tongue Twister Game

by: EJ on 07/30/2018

In The Power Manual: How to Master Complex Power Dynamics, Cyndi Suarez includes a section on games.  She says, …

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