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#COP21 101 From Alternatives Journal

by: EJ on 11/23/2015

New Society authors Albert Bates, Laura Lengnick, Starhawk and Bernard Lietaer will be attending the #COP21 Climate Conference in Paris.  Also attending will be members of Canada's leading environmental magazine, Alternatives JournalToday's helpful #COP21 primer was originally posted on their blog, November 6th, and is reprinted here with …

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Educating for Action at Grateford State Prison

by: EJ on 11/16/2015

Jason Del Gandio, author of Rhetoric for Radicals: A Handbook for 21st Century Activists and co-editor (with Anthony J. Nocella) of Educating for Action: Strategies for Igniting Social Justice, shares his story of being a guest speaker at Grateford State Prison.

 

I recently had the privilege of being a guest speaker in at a college program offered …

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How to shop for V.A.L.U.E. in ethical fashion

by: Sara on 10/28/2015

Shop better and feel better about what you put on your body, from head to toe! Today Kate Black, the author of Magnifeco: Your Head-to-toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-toxic Beauty offers some simple tips on how to shop ethically while reevaluating what we consider "value" for our money.

When shopping ethically, things often cost more. Most of …

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6 Simple Ideas to Reduce Clothing Waste

by: Sara on 09/02/2015

In many parts of North America, the changing of the season sparks the changing of clothes. The summer shorts and dresses make their way to the back of the closet while the fall coats and sweaters come to the front. And as the seasons change, often so do the styles.  Many of us have children wanting the latest fashions, and honestly, I myself still …

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Action on Climate Change - Pope Francis

by: EJ on 06/18/2015

Today's release of the encyclical "Laudato Si (Praise Be), On the Care of Our Common Home", from Pope Francis has been called "The most controversial papal pronouncement in half a century."  Today's blog post was originally posted on The Global Footprint Network and is reposted here with permission.  New Society published the network's …

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