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CULTURAL CRITIQUE Question authority! These books turn a spot-light on the culturally accepted norms that underpin a failing system, and offer alternatives to the status quo.

The Web of Meaning

‣ Integrating modern science with traditional wisdom, The Web of Meaning investigates humanity's age-old questions—Who am I? Why am I? How should I live?—from a fresh perspective, laying down the foundation for a new worldview of interconnectedness that could foster sustainable flourishing on a thriving Earth.

The Web of Meaning

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Let's Talk Race

‣ Racial equity begins with meaningful interracial conversations. Pulling no punches, Let's Talk Race: A Guide for White People explores why white people struggle to talk about race, why we need to talk about race to energize social action, and how to create the safe spaces for these conversations to take place.

Let's Talk Race

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Decline and Fall (Audiobook)

Decline and Fall sheds new light on the misunderstood idea of empire, shows how the US backed itself into a corner in the pursuit of political and economic power, and maps the road back to democracy in the wake of imperial collapse.

Decline and Fall (Audiobook)

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On Gandhi's Path (Audiobook)
Bigger has turned out not to be better. Servicing the global economy has exacted a heavy toll in the erosion of our communities and the destruction of our environment. Increasingly, we are coming to realize that the way forward looks a lot like the way back — back to strong local economies, back to resilient, tight-knit communities, ...

On Gandhi's Path (Audiobook)

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Peak Everything (Audiobook)

‣ A compelling combination of wry commentary and sober forecasting, Peak Everything shows how to cope gracefully with post-Peak Oil declines in climate stability, economic growth, food security, fresh water and energy resources, while preserving the best of our collective achievements.

Peak Everything (Audiobook)

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i-Minds - 2nd Edition (Audiobook)

‣ Engaging and scientifically rigorous, this fully updated edition of i-Minds explores screen-based technology's assimilation into our lives, pondering them as both godsend and plague, demonstrating how constant connectivity is changing our brains and exploring positive steps to take to embrace new technologies.

i-Minds - 2nd Edition (Audiobook)

Audiobook $39.95
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I'm Right and You're an Idiot - 2nd Edition (Audiobook)

‣ This fully updated 2nd edition grapples with the desperate state of current public discourse. Through interviews and wisdom from outstanding thinkers, it shows that deliberately polluted conversations can discourage people from taking action on critical issues, and demonstrates how we can become more powerful communicators.

I'm Right and You're an Idiot - 2nd Edition (Audiobook)

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Changing Tides (Audiobook)

‣ In Changing Tides, Alejandro Frid, an ecologist working with Indigenous people, argues that a merger of scientific perspectives and Indigenous knowledge might just help us change the story we tell ourselves of who we are — of who we can be — and steer us towards a more benign Anthropocene.

Changing Tides (Audiobook)

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Beyond Contempt (Audiobook)

‣ Liberal contempt for Trump supporters is exacerbating the political and cultural rift tearing America apart. Beyond Contempt shows progressives how to communicate respectfully and effectively across the great political divide, defusing hostility, building trust, and, just maybe, discovering common ground.

Beyond Contempt (Audiobook)

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Beyond Contempt

‣ Liberal contempt for Trump supporters is exacerbating the political and cultural rift tearing America apart. Beyond Contempt shows progressives how to communicate respectfully and effectively across the great political divide, defusing hostility, building trust, and, just maybe, discovering common ground.

Beyond Contempt

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Changing Tides

‣ In Changing Tides, Alejandro Frid, an ecologist working with Indigenous people, argues that a merger of scientific perspectives and Indigenous knowledge might just help us change the story we tell ourselves of who we are — of who we can be — and steer us towards a more benign Anthropocene.

Changing Tides

Paperback $19.99
ebook and audiobook available


I'm Right and You're an Idiot - 2nd Edition

‣ This fully updated 2nd edition grapples with the desperate state of current public discourse. Through interviews and wisdom from outstanding thinkers, it shows that deliberately polluted conversations can discourage people from taking action on critical issues, and demonstrates how we can become more powerful communicators.

I'm Right and You're an Idiot - 2nd Edition

Paperback $19.99
ebook and audiobook available


i-Minds - 2nd edition

‣ Engaging and scientifically rigorous, this fully updated edition of i-Minds explores screen-based technology's assimilation into our lives, pondering them as both godsend and plague, demonstrating how constant connectivity is changing our brains and exploring positive steps to take to embrace new technologies.

i-Minds - 2nd edition

Paperback $29.99
ebook and audiobook available


Shrinking the Technosphere

‣ Over the past two centuries we have witnessed a wholesale replacement of most of the previous methods of conducting both business and daily life with new, technologically advanced, more efficient methods.

What exactly is progressive or efficient about this new arrangement is hardly ever examined in depth: if the new ways of doing ...

Shrinking the Technosphere

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The Biology of Wonder

‣ What is life? In The Biology of Wonder, scientist Andreas Weber resolves this fundamental enigma, arguing that humans, like all living beings, are creative, evolutionary forces who cannot exist apart from nature.

The Biology of Wonder

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The Heart of Sustainability

‣ The search for meaning, embodied by such values as mindfulness, creativity, compassion and empathy, is driving global transformation. The Heart of Sustainability explores the ways visionaries are driving this paradigm shift that is shaping our collective future.

The Heart of Sustainability

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Drinking Molotov Cocktails with Gandhi

‣ More than ever, people are longing for deep and meaningful change. Another world is not only possible; it is essential. Yet despite our creative and determined efforts to attain social justice and ecological sustainability, our global crises continue to deepen.

In Drinking Molotov Cocktails with Gandhi, bestselling author Mark Boyle ...

Drinking Molotov Cocktails with Gandhi

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After Progress

‣ Progress is not just a goal in the West-it's a religion. Most people believe in its inherent value as enthusiastically and uncritically as medieval peasants believed in heaven and hell. Our faith in progress drives the popular insistence that peak oil and climate change don't actually matter-after all, our lab-coated high priests ...

After Progress

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Afterburn

‣ From climate change, resource wars, to the collapse of consumerism, we are in for a wild ride. Afterburn is a thoughtful exploration of the vital issues confronting humanity—and us as individuals—as the fossil fuel era draws to a close and we prepare for a "civilization reboot" similar in scale to the agricultural and industrial revolutions.

Afterburn

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Decline and Fall

"Things fall apart; the center cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world."

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Although he was writing nearly a century ago, Yeats could just as easily be describing the United States today. The decline and fall of America's global empire is the central feature of today's geopolitical landscape, and the nature of our response ...

Decline and Fall

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The Five Stages of Collapse

‣ In the face of political impotence, looming resource depletion, and catastrophic climate change, many of us have become reconciled to an uncertain future. However, popular perception of how this future might actually unfold varies wildly from "a severe and prolonged recession," to James Howard Kunstler's "Long Emergency", to ...

The Five Stages of Collapse

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Life Rules

‣ Corporate capitalism has ravaged the planet the way HIV ravages the human body, triggering a Critical Mass of cascading environmental, economic, social and political crises. Economic and climate instability, collapsing ecosystems, peak fossil fuels and devastating resource wars-if Earth were a patient, her condition would be critical. ...

Life Rules

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Share or Die

‣ America stands at a precipice; limitless consumption, reckless economics, and disregard for the environment have put the country on a collision course with disaster. It's up to a younger generation to rebuild according to new forms of organization, and Share or Die is a collection of messages from the front lines.

From urban Detroit ...

Share or Die

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Techno-Fix

‣ Nanotechnology! Genetic engineering! Miracle Drugs! We are promised that new technological developments will magically save us from the dire consequences of the 300-year fossil-fueled binge known as modern industrial civilization, without demanding any fundamental changes in our behavior. There is a pervasive belief that technological ...

Techno-Fix

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Reinventing Collapse

‣ The United States is in steep decline. Plagued by runaway debt, a shrinking economy and environmental catastrophes to rival Chernobyl, the US has been retracing the trajectory of the Soviet Union in the early 1980's toward national bankruptcy and political dissolution. By comparing a collapse that has run its course to one that ...

Reinventing Collapse

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Peak Everything
The 20th century saw unprecedented growth in population, energy consumption and food production. As the population shifted from rural to urban, human impacts on the environment increased dramatically.

The 21st century ushered in an era of declines, including:
  • Oil, natural gas and coal extraction
  • Yearly grain harvests
  • Climate stability
  • Economic ...

Peak Everything

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On Gandhi's Path
Bigger has turned out not to be better. Servicing the global economy has exacted a heavy toll in the erosion of our communities and the destruction of our environment. Increasingly, we are coming to realize that the way forward looks a lot like the way back-back to strong local economies, back to resilient, tight-knit communities, ...

On Gandhi's Path

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The Ecotechnic Future
In response to the coming impact of peak oil, John Michael Greer helps us envision the transition from an industrial society to a sustainable ecotechnic world-not returning to the past, but creating a society that supports relatively advanced technology on a sustainable resource base.

Fusing human ecology and history, this book challenges ...

The Ecotechnic Future

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Evolution's Edge

‣ It is now 5 minutes to midnight on the Doomsday Clock, reflecting the fact that we are closer to assuring the obliteration of our species than we have been at any time since the early eighties. We are rapidly approaching a tipping point, where we will either transform our violent, exploitative global system into a peaceful, cooperative ...

Evolution's Edge

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Webs of Power
In Webs of Power, Starhawk provides an overview ofthe complex political and economic powers opposed bythe anti-globalization movement, explores the debatebetween violent and nonviolent tactics, defines aneconomy of true abundance and shows how we cantransform our rage and despair and renew our spiritswhile acting to change the world.

Webs of Power

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Eating Fossil Fuels

‣ The miracle of the Green Revolution was made possible by cheap fossil fuels to supply crops with artificial fertilizer, pesticides, and irrigation. Estimates of the net energy balance of agriculture in the US show that ten calories of hydrocarbon energy are required to produce one calorie of food. Such an imbalance cannot continue ...

Eating Fossil Fuels

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Towers of Deception

‣ A dozen carefully-researched books have exposed the official story of 9/11 to be a terror fraud. Yet the mainstream media have monolithically failed to ask elementary questions about anomalies in this story. So-called alternative media have been little better. Towers of Deception explains why and prescribes actions to break out ...

Towers of Deception

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The Party's Over

‣ The world is about to run out of cheap oil and change dramatically. Within the next few years, global production will peak. Thereafter, even if industrial societies begin to switch to alternative energy sources, they will have less net energy each year to do all the work essential to the survival of complex societies. We are entering ...

The Party's Over

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The Sustainability Revolution

‣ Sustainability has become a buzzword in the last decade, but its full meaning is complex, emerging from a range of different sectors. In practice, it has become the springboard for millions of individuals throughout the world who are forging the fastest and most profound social transformation of our time-the Sustainability Revolution.

The ...

The Sustainability Revolution

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Petrodollar Warfare

‣ The invasion of Iraq may well be remembered as the first oil currency war. Far from being a response to 9-11 terrorism or Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction, Petrodollar Warfare argues that the invasion was precipitated by two converging phenomena: the imminent peak in global oil production, and the ascendance of the euro ...

Petrodollar Warfare

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Chiva

"Chiva" is street slang for heroin-and heroin is a hot topic.

Its use as a narcotic is on a precipitous rise. Worldwide heroin production has doubled in the last decade, and the United Nations estimates more than fifteen million users are addicted-up to three million in the United States. It's big business, too, with yearly global ...

Chiva

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Crossing the Rubicon

‣ The attacks of September 11, 2001 were accomplished through an amazing orchestration of logistics and personnel. Crossing the Rubicon discovers and identifies key suspects-finding some of them in the highest echelons of American government-by showing how they acted in concert to guarantee that the attacks produced the desired result.

Crossing ...

Crossing the Rubicon

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Off The Map

‣ Today's global economy is yesterday's empire. Imperialism in whatever guise is the same through time, penetrating every area of our lives, affecting whole cultures as well as the deep core of individuals. And maps have been the tools of empire, defining the territory to be exploited.

Off The Map is a unique exploration of globalization. ...

Off The Map

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