Keyword: activism

    Coming Back to Life

    Coming Back to Life

    The Updated Guide to the Work That Reconnects

    Deepening global crises surround us. We are beset by climate change, fracking, tar sands extraction, GMOs, and mass extinctions of species, to say nothing of nuclear weapons proliferation and Fukushima, the worst nuclear disaster in history. Many of …

    related subjects: Progressive Leadership
    Common Threads

    Common Threads

    Weaving Community through Collaborative Eco-Art

    Disposing of unwanted natural materials can be expensive and time-consuming, or it can present a tremendous opportunity for creating collaborative eco-art. Invasive species control, green waste management, urban gardening and traditional crafts can …

    related subjects: Community Building
    The Better World Shopping Guide: 5th Edition

    The Better World Shopping Guide: 5th Edition

    Every Dollar Makes a Difference

    While we generally try to make our vote count every four years, few of us realize that our most immediate power to shape the world is being squandered on a daily basis. Every dollar we spend has the potential to create social and environmental …

    related subjects: Conscientious Commerce
    Educating for Action

    Educating for Action

    Strategies to Ignite Social Justice

    The pursuit of freedom and justice is a timeless effort, but new activists may not know where to begin, while more experienced ones often become jaded or fatigued. The task of constructing a new society free from oppression and inequality can be …

    related subjects: Education & Parenting
    Living in the Shadow of the Cross

    Living in the Shadow of the Cross

    Understanding and Resisting the Power and Privilege of Christian Hegemony

    Over the centuries, Christianity has accomplished much which is deserving of praise. Its institutions have fed the hungry, sheltered the homeless, and advocated for the poor. Christian faith has sustained people through crisis and inspired many to …

    related subjects: Sustainable Living
    Underminers

    Underminers

    A Guide to Subverting The Machine

    To undermine something is to weaken its very foundation in order to bring about its eventual collapse.

    Underminers is a radical guide to dismantling the industrial machine. The first section of the book deconstructs the Tools of Disconnection - the …

    related subjects: Sustainable Living
    Earth Repair

    Earth Repair

    A Grassroots Guide to Healing Toxic and Damaged Landscapes

    Millions of acres of land have been contaminated by pesticides, improperly handled chemicals, dirty energy projects, toxic waste, and other pollutants in the United States and Canada. This toxic legacy impacts the environment, our health, our …

    related subjects: Environment & Economy
    Small Stories, Big Changes

    Small Stories, Big Changes

    Agents of Change on the Frontlines of Sustainability

    A remarkable cast of characters inhabit the pages of this book. Meet Tim Toben, who developed a high rise with the lowest energy consumption of any building in the southeastern United States, was foreclosed upon, and lost millions in the process. …

    related subjects: Sustainable Living