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#BuyNothingDay

by: EJ on 11/25/2016

New Society Publishers is happy to join with people in 65 countries around the world to celebrate Buy Nothing Day today.

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Vegan Bullying and the New World

by: Sara on 11/22/2016

Today's blog was originally posted on Meredith Leigh's website on November 14th.

We felt compelled to share this, as it is reflective of a very sensitive time in America, and of the importance of speaking up when one is "witness to ideological judgement and negative dogma".

Meredith Leigh, author of The Ethical Meat Handbook: Complete Home Butchery …

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Don't Waste Your Precious Energy Being Afraid....Got Lots to Do Instead

by: EJ on 11/09/2016

 

Today's guest blog is written by Judith Plant, co-founder and publisher of New Society Publishers who asks us, "Are we ready to get out of the chair of complacency? Are we ready to face the hard work of creating a just and sustainable society?"

Last week I listened to this year's entire Massey Lectures, entitled The End of History?  Jennifer Welsh …

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Grow Create Inspire - In Italy

by: EJ on 10/03/2016

Today's blog post is from Crystal Stevens, co-manager of La Vista CSA farm, and author of the just released Grow, Create, Inspire: Crafting a Joyful Life of Beauty and Abundance.  Crystal and her husband Eric were sponsored by their local slow food chapter to attend the Terra Madre Salone del Gusto in Italy.

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Hiroshima Peace Declaration

by: EJ on 08/18/2016

The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was seventy-one years ago, in 1945.  And every year since 1947 the City of Hiroshima has held a Peace Festival, in the hopes that the Festival would develop into an event on a global scale and that it would help to convey Hiroshima’s desire for lasting peace to the people of the world.

Matsui Kazumi, …

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