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November 2010

Michael Brownlee: The Evolution of Transition in the U.S.

The following essay was written by Michael Brownlee, co-founder of Transition Colorado. Adapted from a presentation that Michael gave at Xavier University earlier this month, it originally appeared in print in Transition Times.The Evolution of Transition in the U.S.by Michael Brownlee, Transition ColoradoTHE BACKSTORYThe emergence of the Transition movement in the last four years or […]

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Listen: Bob Cavnar on Vermont Public Radio

Bob Cavnar was interviewed on Vermont Public Radio last week about his new book, Disaster on the Horizon: High Stakes, High Risks, and the Story Behind the Deepwater Well Blowout.Listen to the full interview here.Bob explained to VPR host Neal Charnoff what really happened on the night of April 20th, 2010 when the Deepwater Horizon […]

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Save 35% During our Holiday Sale!

Happy New Year from Chelsea Green Publishing! Our holiday sale has been such a success we’ve decided to extend it through the first month of 2013. From now until January 31st, save 35% on any purchase at chelseagreen.com. Simply use the code CGFL12 at checkout from now until the end of the year. Along with […]

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Treehugger review of Holy Shit!

Sami Grover at Treehugger wrote the following review of Gene Logsdon’s Holy Shit last week. Read on! Finally, A Practical Guide to Dealing With…Manure (Book Review)It’s not often that a book inspires you to go out and shovel steaming piles of horse poop on a cold November afternoon. But that’s exactly what happened to me […]

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Bob Cavnar in Vermont’s Seven Days

Thirty-year oil industry veteran and author Bob Cavnar was featured in the following story along with his book, Disaster on the Horizon: High Stakes, High Risks and the Story Behind the Deepwater Well Blowout in Vermont’s independent news weekly, Seven Days. Take a look!Diving Deepby Kevin Kelley“Phoom!” Former Texas oilman and part-time Vermonter Bob Cavnar […]

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Les Leopold: Another Thanksgiving Feast for Wall Street…Taxpayer Supported

“Thus the real reason for Thanksgiving, deleted from the official story, is: Socialism does not work; the one and only source of abundance is free markets, and we thank God we live in a country where we can have them.” ~ “The Great Thanksgiving Host,” The Ludwig Von Mises Institute – a Tea Party favorite […]

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Read an excerpt from Growing, Older

Joan Dye Gussow is a legend in the food movement. For more than 40 years she has grown her own food on the banks of the Hudson River. She created – and teaches – the acclaimed Nutritional Ecology program at Columbia University. Her books have influenced thousands, and at 81, she still gives lectures nationally.Joan’s […]

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Publishers Weekly review of Disaster on the Horizon!

Bob Cavnar’s newly released Disaster on the Horizon: High Stakes, High Risks, and the Story Behind the Deepwater Well Blowout garnered the following web-exclusive review in book industry publication Publishers Weekly this week. Read the full review below.Cavnar, a veteran of the energy industry (including early work on oil rigs and pipeline construction), does a […]

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Robert Kuttner: Saving Progressivism from Obama

What’s the worst case, and the best case, that we can imagine for the next two years? Let’s look at the economics first.Republicans and the White House both seem determined to make the recession worse by reducing the budget deficit long before the economy is in recovery. The deficit commission’s two co-chairs have proposed that […]

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Cranberries: An Excerpt from Whole Foods Companion

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday next week, here’s an excerpt from Dianne Onstad’s Whole Foods Companion: A Guide for Adventurous Cooks, Curious Shoppers, and Lovers of Natural Foods, that tells all about the nutrition, preparation, and lore of that beloved tart fruit: the cranberry.Cranberries are famous for their anti-bacterial properties (most notably their efficacy […]

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