Keyword: community

    Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Hardback Edition

    Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Hardback Edition

    The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

    After over 100 years of mandatory schooling in the U.S., literacy rates have dropped, families are fragmented, learning "disabilities" are skyrocketing, and children and youth are increasingly disaffected. Thirty years of teaching in the public …

    related subjects: Education & Parenting
    Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Edition

    Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Edition

    The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

    After over 100 years of mandatory schooling in the U.S., literacy rates have dropped, families are fragmented, learning "disabilities" are skyrocketing, and children and youth are increasingly disaffected. Thirty years of teaching in the public …

    related subjects: Education & Parenting
    Grow Create Inspire

    Grow Create Inspire

    Crafting a Joyful Life of Beauty and Abundance

    How can we embrace the absolute necessity of preserving and protecting the earth for our descendants, creating a future in which there is still clean water to drink, fresh air to breathe, and fresh, healthy food vital to human existence?

    Grow Create …

    related subjects: Education & Parenting
    I'm Right and You're an Idiot

    I'm Right and You're an Idiot

    The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean it Up

    The most pressing environmental problem we face today is not climate change. It is pollution in the public square, where a smog of adversarial rhetoric, propaganda and polarization stifles discussion and debate, creating resistance to change and …

    related subjects: Cultural Critique
    Seed Libraries

    Seed Libraries

    And Other Means of Keeping Seeds in the Hands of the People

    Historically, seed companies were generally small, often family-run businesses. Because they were regionally-based, they could focus on varieties well-suited to the local environment. A Pacific Northwest company, for example, would specialize in …

    related subjects: Food & Gardening
    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: Conscious Community
    Better

    Better

    The Everyday Art of Sustainable Living

    Intellectual arguments alone will not sway the dominant paradigm; to be motivated to create change, people must be moved. Art has the power to inform, influence, and inspire. The creative impulse can, quite literally, change the world.

    Better

    related subjects: Conscious Community
    The Compassionate Hunter's Guidebook

    The Compassionate Hunter's Guidebook

    Hunting from the Heart

    Wild meat, hunted in a responsible way, is one of the most healthful, sustainable foods possible. Depending on how it is done, hunting can be as local, intimate and humane as it gets. And aside from this, it demands the hunter enter a world of …

    related subjects: Conservation & Ecology