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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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Reclaiming our Public Squares from Polarized Rhetoric, Propaganda and Miscommunication

by: Sara on 08/26/2019

Today's blog is a variety of short excerpts from the newly released 2nd Edition of James Hoggan's book I'm Right and You're and Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean it Up. James Hoggan is president of the Vancouver PR firm Hoggan and Associates, past chair of the David Suzuki Foundation board, and founder of the influential …

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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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Interview with Matthew Legge - Author of Are We Done Fighting?

by: Sara on 07/24/2019

In today's post we speak with Matthew Legge, author of Are We Done Fighting? Building Understanding in a World of Hate and Division. Matthew has worked in the nonprofit sector for the last 13 years, with a focus on helping people thrive through the full enjoyment of health, dignity, and rights. Since 2012, he has worked with Canadian Friends …

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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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