Sixteen-year old Heidi always dreamed of being a society photographer for the rich and famous. Instead, her first film project plunges her into a world of subterfuge as she joins a courageous group of teenage protesters committed to saving orangutans in the wild.
A Framework to End Poverty and Maximize Well-Being
The world faces serious economic, environmental, and social challenges. Unfettered capitalism itself is increasingly seen as part of the problem, as Thomas Piketty, Joseph Stiglitz, and other economists demonstrate. In Economic Direct Democracy: A Framework to End Poverty and Maximize Well-Being,
In Transition 2.0 is an inspirational immersion in the Transition movement, gathering stories from around the world of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. You'll hear about communities printing their own money, growing food, localising their economies and setting up community power stations. It's an idea that has gone viral, a social experiment that is about responding to uncertain times with solutions and optimism. In a world of increasing uncertainty, here is a story of hope, ingenuity and the power of growing vegetables in unexpected places
The way we manage organizations seems increasingly out of date. Deep inside, we sense that more is possible. We long for soulful workplaces, for authenticity, community, passion, and purpose. In this groundbreaking book, the author shows that every time, in the past, when humanity has shifted to a new stage of consciousness, it has achieved extraordinary breakthroughs in collaboration. A new shift in consciousness is currently underway. Could it help us invent a more soulful and purposeful way to run our businesses and nonprofits, schools and hospitals? A few pioneers have already cracked the code and they show us, in practical detail, how it can be done. Leaders, founders, coaches, and consultants will find this work a joyful handbook, full of insights, examples, and inspiring stories.
The authors explore climate policy in a way that ensures social justice and equity matter.
"It’s time to stop worrying about climate change," says Paul Gilding. "Instead, we need to brace for impact, because global crisis is no longer avoidable. We have come to the end of a world economy based on consumption and waste, where we live beyond our planet’s means."
The Resilient Farmer is a powerful example of how to get life back on track. with candour and wisdom, Doug Avery tells his story of turning desperation into determination, embracing risk, navigating change and, on top of everything, enduring monumental earthquakes.
An inspiring tale of how one man overcame heartbreaking adversity to live a fruitful life and help others.
Wellbeing Economics, Future Directions for New Zealand. Paul Dalziel and Caroline Saunders 'The purpose of economic activity is to promote the wellbeing of persons.' 'There is a new opportunity for New Zealand to pioneer a further transformation in how a country enhances the wellbeing of its people.'
What Every Environmentalist needs to know about Capitalism: A Citizens Guide to capitalism and the environment.
"Relentlessly persuasive...indispensable." - Naomi Klein.
Between ICE raids and xenophobic travel policies, immigrants increasingly live in fear and uncertainty. But there’s a groundswell of resistance—from cities and states to small communities and individuals. Our summer issue explores the compassionate defiance behind sanctuary. In standing together to protect vulnerable people, our communities are flexing the vital political and moral muscles of resistance.
The transition away from fossil fuels to renewable energy is underway. That’s good news for the planet as well as the disadvantaged communities that bear an outsized burden of the extractive economy. As we make this transition, now is the moment to make sure the emerging economic system addresses the injustices of the old. The fall 2017 issue looks at specific paths toward a “just transition”—one built on inclusivity and equity.
As capitalism continues to enrich the wealthiest at the expense of everyone else, it’s easy to feel defeated. But there are other stories to tell—the stories of communities full of generous people who are finding ways to lift each other up. In this issue you'll learn how to build solidarity economies based on joy. From how we shop to how we build our homes and livelihoods, we can help bring justice—and joy—to others.