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January 2011

Read an Excerpt from Sex and the River Styx

We’re delighted to share with you the Foreword to a new collection of essays written by Edward Hoagland entitled Sex and the River Styx.Admired by a pantheon of America’s greatest writers and considered one of our most prolific essayists, Hoagland is in a class of his own. He came of age during our country’s literary […]

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2013 Winter Conference Schedule

When the temperature drops and the soil is frozen solid, farmers head out to winter agriculture conferences. This winter, Chelsea Green authors are appearing at several sustainable conferences around the country. Below is a full list of author appearances, complete with links to the conferences where you can find more information, register, and get directions. […]

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The New Obama Narrative

The following article was written by George Lakoff, author of the New York Times Bestseller, Don’t Think of An Elephant.For the first two years of his administration, President Obama had no overriding narrative, no frame to define his policymaking, no way to make sense of what he was trying to do. As of his 2011 […]

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Thomas Greco: The World’s Ominous Reckoning

In a recent Washington Post article titled Europe’s ominous reckoning, economist Robert Samuelson correctly argued that “Ireland’s economic crisis is … not about Ireland.” What he seems to not recognize is that “Europe’s ominous reckoning” is not about Europe. The reckoning will be global because the money and banking regime is global — and deeply […]

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What If Mr. Schmidt Testified in Washington – The Video

The following article was written by Jamie Court, author of The Progressive’s Guide to Raising Hell.Google got honorable mention in the State of the Union as an innovator, but the flip side of corporate “innovation” is sometimes an offense to society’s core values, like privacy, and then the government has to step in to demand […]

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Announcing: The Color of Atmosphere by Maggie Kozel

We proudly announce the release of a new memoir by Maggie Kozel called The Color of Atmosphere: One Doctor’s Journey In and Out of Medicine.The book details Maggie’s story and the route of her medical career with warmth, humor, and above all, honesty. As we follow her from her idealistic days as a devoted young […]

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Library Journal Reviews The Resilient Gardener

Take a look at what Library Journal had to say about Carol Deppe’s new book, The Resilient Gardener: Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times.“Resilient” gardeners adapt to challenging health, dietary, weather, or financial situations to produce food that can sustain a family through adverse times. In this guide to becoming such a gardener, plant […]

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New Videos on Efficient Transportation, Holistic Orcharding, and Poultry Raising!

Amory Lovins and Rocky Mountain Institute just published this video from their Reinventing Fire project. Learn all about the future of transportation: Michael Phillips is the author of forthcoming book The Holistic Orchard: Tree Fruits and Berries the Biological Way, as well as The Apple Grower. He’s the subject of a recent New York Times […]

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BP’s Promise Versus What BP Really Means

Some Insights on Making People Hole (Whole) and Just Us (Justice) in the Gulfby Riki Ott, author of Not One Drop: Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill.Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. When Louisiana fisherman Michelle Chauncy called the BP claim office (Kenneth Fineberg’s Gulf Coast Claims Facility) last Friday to […]

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Robert Kuttner: Fatal Triangles

In the wake of the Tucson shootings, President Obama has launched his latest version of post-partisanship. It seems to be serving him well. His approval ratings are up, Republicans have slightly toned down the rhetoric, and the President is in his favorite stance as the man who bridges differences.Obama has gestured right by appointing centrists […]

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