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Understanding the Differences Between White Priviledge and Benefits

by: EJ on 09/26/2017

Today's blog is an excerpt from Part 1, "What is White" from Paul Kivel's best-selling Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice, 4th Edition.

 It is not necessarily a privilege to be white, but it certainly has its benefits. That’s why so many of our families gave up their unique histories, primary languages, accents,  …

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What Do You Stand For? Who Do You Stand With?

by: EJ on 09/13/2017

Today's blog is the Preface from the newly released, fourth edition of the best-selling Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice by Paul Kivel.  He explains that racism in the United States is entering its third phase, neoliberalism. Thoughts that we have entered a "post-racial" society are sadly misled.  

Since the …

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It's #GivingTuesday and we are supporting new farmers and you can too!

by: Sara on 11/29/2016
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Following on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday we have finally …

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#BuyNothingDay

by: EJ on 11/25/2016

New Society Publishers is happy to join with people in 65 countries around the world to celebrate Buy Nothing Day today.

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Don't Waste Your Precious Energy Being Afraid....Got Lots to Do Instead

by: EJ on 11/09/2016

 

Today's guest blog is written by Judith Plant, co-founder and publisher of New Society Publishers who asks us, "Are we ready to get out of the chair of complacency? Are we ready to face the hard work of creating a just and sustainable society?"

Last week I listened to this year's entire Massey Lectures, entitled The End of History?  Jennifer Welsh …

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