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Julie Raddysh Takes the Reins at New Society Publishers

by: Sara on 01/31/2019

New Society Publishers, Canada’s leading book publisher with a focus on sustainability, is pleased to announce the appointment of Julie Raddysh as Publisher.  Raddysh takes over the reins from Publisher and co-founder Judith Plant.

Plant says, “The appointment of Julie Raddysh as Publisher seems a natural and positive progression for her and …

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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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Curing Meats at Home with Meredith Leigh

by: Sara on 12/07/2018

On the last day of our winter sale we are featuring an excerpt from Pure Charcuterie: The Craft and Poetry of Curing Meats at Home by Meredith Leigh, a food and farming specialist. She writes, works, cooks, and eats with the goal of helping others to understand that food is the most fundamental common denominator to our collective and individual …

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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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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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