Our Blog | March 2010

Common Circle World Change Conference

by: Heather on 03/26/2010
Posted in: Events

The great folks at Common Circle are planning a World Change Conference from April 24 to May 2 in Berkeley, CA. The line-up features many fantastic speakers and teachers, including several authors and activists who it has been our pleasure and privilege to publish, such as Starhawk (Webs of Power), Joanna Macy (The Work that Reconnects, Coming …

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BC Coastal First Nations Ban Tanker Traffic Through Traditional Lands

by: EJ on 03/25/2010
Posted in: Activism

During the Olympics and Para-Olympics, we saw the host First Nation heads of state take their place next to Stephen Harper and Gordon Campbell at the opening and closing ceremonies. Will this symbolic gesture translate into true sovereignty for First Nation territories elsewhere? A recent stand by the Coastal First Nations against the Enbridge …

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It's Show Time!

by: EJ on 03/24/2010
Posted in: Activism

Three days, 1 hour, 10 minutes and 50, no, 49 seconds remaining until Earth Hour 2010. On Saturday March 27th at 8:30pm, cities and communities across the globe will be turning out their lights in what is hoped will be the greatest show of action against climate change the world has ever seen.

Earth Hour " originated in Sydney, Australia with the …

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Good News for a Change

by: EJ on 03/19/2010
Posted in: Peak Oil

The Post Carbon Institute launched the first of a series of interviews they will be hosting on their media library entitled the "Post Carbon Exchange". Post Carbon Institute Senior Fellow Richard Heinberg talks with Lester Brown, Founder of the Earth Policy Institute, about hopeful developments in alternative energy, as well as the importance of …

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The End of Publishing

by: Heather on 03/17/2010
Posted in: Events

There's a rather dramatic video making the rounds of publishing circles, created by Dorling Kindersley Books in the UK. The video is called The End of Publishing, and it is a homage to an exceptionally moving video called The Lost Generation which we blogged about here nearly two years ago.

Please watch the video right through if you can - like The …

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