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Citizen Led Economies - Creating the Commons

by: Sara on 09/16/2019

From co-housing and agroecology to fisheries and open-source everything, people are increasingly using "commoning" to emancipate themselves from a predatory market-state system. In this excerpt from Free, Fair, and Alive: The Insurgent Power of the Commons by David Bollier and Silke Helfrich we learn how citizen collaborations are changing the …

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Pushing for 100% Recycled Paper

by: EJ on 09/03/2019

New Society Publishers was the first publisher, working with our printer Friesens, to bring 100% post-consumer paper into the North American printing scene in 2002 – nearly two decades ago.

We have recently discovered that a small selection of our books printed at Lightning Source by Ingram Content Group, in the print on demand program, are not …

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Week for the Future and the Global Climate Strike

by: Sara on 09/03/2019

New Society Publishers has pledged to join the global climate strikes in our community on September 20th.  Global heating and climate change is the most pressing crisis facing humanity and the biosphere. In many of our books, we offer tools and resources to understand the scale of the challenge and encourage action to tackle the wide-ranging …

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New Society Publishers recognized as a “Best For The World” B Corp for their significant improvement to their overall company impact

by: Sara on 09/03/2019

New Society Publishers, a Certified B Corporation, has been recognized as a 2019 Best For The World: Changemaker in recognition of their significant improvement to their overall impact on their workers, customers, communities, the environment, and governance. B Corps that earn the designation as a “Changemakers” set a gold standard for …

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Choosing Hope in these Troubled Times

by: Sara on 07/29/2019

Today's blog is from Kate Davies, author of Intrinsic Hope: Living Courageously in Trouble Times, and winner of the Grand Prize Nautilus Award.

Are you hopeful about the future? 

How do you feel about the state of the world?

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