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New Society Publishers Breathes a Sigh of Relief

by: EJ on 02/07/2013
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In a surprise move, New Society Publishers -- a former imprint of D&M -- has been re-acquired by its previous owners and D&M creditors Chris and Judith Plant and Carol Newell of Renewal Partners, New Society Publishers’ spokesperson Sara Reeves announced today. Judith Plant will once again take on the role of Publisher and all distribution …

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A Fair to Remember

by: Sara on 06/06/2012
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This past weekend I attended the Mother Earth News Fair  in Puyallup, WA with our managing editor, Ingrid Witvoet. This is a bi-annual event with the second fair taking place in Seven Springs, PA every September.

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Guest Post - Lyle Estill - Mother Earth News Fair

by: EJ on 03/23/2012
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This guest post from Lyle Estill, author of Industrial Evolution: Local Solutions for a Low Carbon Future, was posted on Mother Earth News Fair March 19th and is reprinted here with permission.

Tonight my son Arlo and I finished his “solar powered dehydrator.” He cleaned up the shop and got the unit ready for display, while I walked up to the …

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Planting Seeds for a New Society

by: EJ on 01/03/2012
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In the late summer and fall of 2010, Janaia Donaldson and Robyn Mallgren of Peak Moment TV undertook a Pacific Northwest Tour with a grueling filming schedule that yielded hours of material including interviews with giants such as Derrick Jensen, Michael Ruppert, David Korten and our own Judith Plant. 

On a sunny afternoon at the New Society …

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In Memoriam: Richard Douthwaite

by: EJ on 11/17/2011
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Richard Douthwaite (1942-2011) died on November 14th, 2011 after a long illness. Richard was the co-founder of Feasta, an Irish economic think tank focused on the economics of sustainability. He was also a council member of Comhar, the Irish government's national sustainability council. He acted as economic adviser to the Global Commons Institute

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