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GATHERING THE THREADS OF SOCIAL CHANGE - Nelson welcomes Judith Plant on October 8 at the Civic Theatre

by: Sara on 09/22/2014

All of us here at New Society are really excited about this event, for obvious reason. New Society Publisher's co-founder and publisher Judith Plant has been invited by Jon Steinman, co-creator of Deconstructing Dinner to speak at the Civic Centre in Nelson BC on the 30-year history of New Society Publishers. Judith has never been one for tooting …

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Elizabeth May, Leader of the Canadian Green Party, Shares Why She Will be in New York This Sunday - Marches Work

by: EJ on 09/19/2014

This blog by Elizabeth May is re-posted with permission from the Yes! Magazine website where it appeared August 12th. While it is too late to join Elizabeth May in New York  City at the People's Climate March without hypocritically burning large amounts of fossil fuels, there are local events planned across the US and Canada.

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Prime Minister Harper Refuses UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon's Invitation

by: EJ on 09/16/2014

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited world leaders, from government, …

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Is New Orleans worth saving?

by: Alina on 09/12/2014

Is New Orleans worth saving? Ronald Lewis, lifelong resident of the Lower 9th Ward and survivor of the two worst hurricanes in US history, thinks so.  So do all the people who are helping to rebuild the city and the lost houses, and everyone else who calls New Orleans home.

“It’s our home,” said Lewis when asked about the reason for …

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We Must Protect What We Have #peoplesclimate

by: EJ on 09/02/2014

Photographer Sebastiao Salgada traveled the world for eight years photographing pristine places that still exist today as they might have existed thousands of years ago.  His goal is to motivate people to take action on climate change by sharing the beauty of our planet.

"We must protect what we have.  We are just one species.  We have just one …

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