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On Gandhi's Path: Bob Swann's Work for Peace and Community Economics
Bigger has turned out not to be better. Servicing the global economy has exacted a heavy toll in the erosion of our communities and the destruction of our environment. Increasingly, we are coming to realize that the way forward looks a lot like the way back—back to strong local economies; back to resilient, tight-knit communities; back to the land and work that is real.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published May 1st 2010 by New Society Publishers
(first published 2010)
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Global Citizenship: Poverty and Wealth, Want and Waste
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Stephanie Mills is an author, lecturer and longtime bioregionalist. Her books include Tough Little Beauties, Epicurean Simplicity, and In Service of the Wild.More about Stephanie Mills...