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Earth Overshoot Day - #Movethedate

by: Sara on 07/22/2019

Earth Overshoot Day is July 29th

...the earliest ever

Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s annual demand on nature exceeds what Earth’s ecosystems can regenerate in that year. 

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Get on the Peace Train

by: Sara on 07/12/2019

Today's blog is  from the Introduction of the new book Are We Done Fighting? Building Understanding in a World of Hate and Division by Matthew Legge. Since 2012, he has worked with Canadian Friends Service Committee (CFSC), the peace and social justice agency of the Religious Society of Friends in Canada (Quakers). Quakers are widely respected for …

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Interview with Jim Rietmulder, author of When Kids Rule the School

by: Sara on 07/05/2019

In today's blog post we speak to Jim Rietmulder, author of When Kids Rule the School: The Power and Promise of Democratic Education. Jim is a founding staff member at The Circle School in Harrisburg, PA, a pioneering democratic school. Look for our winning giveaway question at the end of the post!

What first drew you to democratic schooling?

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Interview with Jon Steinman, author of Grocery Story

by: Sara on 06/20/2019

In today's blog interview we speak with Jon Steinman, author of Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-op in the Age of Grocery Giants. 

Jon is currently on his book tour visiting 130 food co-ops and counting across Canada and the US.

This is more than just a book tour." says Steinman, "It's a rallying together and celebrating of the power of people …

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More Gold for New Society Authors

by: Sara on 06/19/2019

We are excited to announce that Climate-wise Landscaping: Practical Solutions for a Sustainable Future by Sue Reed and Ginny Stibolt won Gold in the Ecology and Environment category of the Foreword Indie Awards.

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