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The Vancouver Green Living Show - Wal-Mart vs Small-Mart

by: Heather on 03/04/2008
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We're back from the Green Living Show in Vancouver, where we met lots of great people and had a wonderful time. Thanks to all who stopped by the booth and checked out our books!

An unusual aspect of the show was its selection of exhibitors. To say that we were shocked to find ourselves across from Wal-Mart is a bit of an understatement. A giant …

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Vancouver Green Living Show

by: Heather on 02/27/2008
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We hope any of you who are in or around Vancouver will join us at the Green Living Show. Stop by our booth for great savings on all our books - we'd love to meet you in person!

We're also delighted that two of our authors will be speaking at the event. Jaime Kowal, author of Waking up the West Coast will be on the Main Stage Friday, February 29 at …

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The Australian Apology

by: Heather on 02/12/2008
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Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has offered an eloquent apology to his country's indigenous population, specifically to the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children known as the Stolen Generations. These children were removed from their families by Australian government agencies between approximately 1869 and 1969, by the …

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Greening the Season

by: Heather on 12/19/2007
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Warning - Quiet Blog Ahead!

Over the next 2 weeks posting will be light here as New Society will be closed for the holidays. Comments are open, so feel free to post any news in the comment thread. We'd love to hear about how you're "greening the season"!

We'll be back January 2nd, but you can subscribe to our RSS feed so you'll be notified …

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Bush administration deliberately misled public on climate change

by: Heather on 12/14/2007
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It's official - the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which is the main investigative committee in the U.S. House of Representatives and has jurisdiction to investigate any federal program and any matter with federal policy implications, has concluded that the White House has lied.

"The Bush Administration has engaged in a systematic …

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