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Gird Your loins and Open Your Heart!

by: EJ on 04/26/2018

When she was a young mother, Judith Plant, her partner Chris Plant, and three children moved to a remote valley near Lillooet BC to join a commune inspired by the work of Simon Fraser University professor Fred Brown.  Judith's memoir, Culture Gap: Towards a New World in the Yalakom Valley, published by New Star Books, captures the spirit of the …

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The Secret Language of Boys and How to Reconnect

by: Sara on 04/17/2018
Posted in: Activism

Today's post is an insightful interview with Adam J. Cox, Phd, author of the just released book Cracking the Boy Code: How to Understand and Talk with Boys. Drawing on decades of experience garnered through thousands of hours of therapy with boys,Cracking the Boy Code explains how the key to communicating with boys is understanding their universal …

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Small Things Add Up - an interview with "Being the Change" filmmakers

by: EJ on 03/29/2018

Being the Change: A New Kind of Climate Documentary is now available.  We asked filmmakers Dave Davis and Mary Grandelis how working on the film with Peter Kalmus, author of the book by the same title, had influenced their lifestyles and work. 

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Thank You and Happy Holidays!

by: EJ on 12/12/2017

The 2017 annual holiday sale has been our most successful ever. Thank you to everyone who has supported New Society Publishers and independent book publishing.

You can still receive a 50% discount off New Society titles* until the end of the day by entering the coupon code GIFT50 at the checkout when ordering online.

On the final day of our sale, I …

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Align your Giving with Your Values with the Help of The Better World Shopping Guide

by: Sara on 11/30/2017

 

In yesterday’s blog I shared my goal to try to stop my obsessive holiday shopping ways and to align my gift giving with my values. So, the first on my list of gifts that make a difference has to be The Better World Shopping Guide: Every Dollar Makes a Difference by Ellis Jones.

This pocket guide not only makes a good gift for the socially minded …

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