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Vegan Bullying and the New World

by: Sara on 11/22/2016

Today's blog was originally posted on Meredith Leigh's website on November 14th.

We felt compelled to share this, as it is reflective of a very sensitive time in America, and of the importance of speaking up when one is "witness to ideological judgement and negative dogma".

Meredith Leigh, author of The Ethical Meat Handbook: Complete Home Butchery …

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Last Day of Fall Book Sale

by: Sara on 09/30/2016

It has certainly been an interesting week for New Society Publishers. As mentioned in yesterdays's blog post, Gabriola Island, where New Society is located, suffered a major power outage when a barge, carrying a crane, took out the power lines that connect Mudge Island and Garbiola Island to the main power grid on Vancouver Island. Although …

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Creating a Life Together---Under extraordinary circumstance

by: Sara on 09/29/2016

Today's blog post was suppose to be from Creating a Life Together: Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillage and Intentional Communities  author Diana Leafe Christian, but a funny thing happened. Well not funny haha. The power to Gabriola Island was knocked out when a barge carrying a crane, took down the phone and power lines that run across Dodds …

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Why Save Seeds?

by: Sara on 05/07/2015

Over the past few generation, multinational corporation have seized the lion's share of the seed market, squeezing out small, regional, family-run companies and causing biodiversity to suffer. In today's blog post we excerpt from Cindy Conner's new book, Seed Libraries And Other Means of Keeping Seeds in the Hands of the People. In this section …

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Announcing "Afterburn", Richard Heinberg's Greatest Hits

by: EJ on 03/12/2015

Richard Heinberg is our guest today announcing his most recent book, Afterburn:Society Beyond Fossil Fuels, which is now off press. 

The advent of fossil fuels changed the world profoundly (giving us everything from plastics and automobiles to global warming); the inevitable and rapidly approaching end of the oil-coal-and-gas era will likewise …

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