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Any Way You Slice It: The Past, Present, and Future of Rationing

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Hardcover, 320 pages
Published May 7th 2013 by The New Press (first published January 1st 2013)
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Justin Podur
Jun 27, 2013 Justin Podur rated it it was amazing
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In this book, Stan Cox modestly takes on one of the most important questions facing civilization. Are we capable of reducing our use of energy, water, soil, and nature's production (in the form of plants and animals) voluntarily, instead of through calamity and collapse? Because if we are, Cox argues, then rationing is going to have to be a part of the solution. Why? Because there is actually no such thing as no rationing. Today, we ration in a few ways. What we are used to in the West is ration ...more
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The one thing every reader should take away from this book is that in the case of rationing the rich, the big corporations and there political cronies will always get at least their fair share, (probably more) and profit from the system.
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Stan Cox is author of Losing Our Cool: Uncomfortable Truths About Our Air-Conditioned World (The New Press, 2010) and Sick Planet (Pluto Press, 2008).

His op-ed columns have appeared in the Denver Post, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Kansas City Star, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, San Jose Mercury-News, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Hartford Courant, Providence Journal, Wilmington News Journal, Burlington Fre
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