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Issue 181 • March/April 1997

Land reform in Britain

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Feature Articles

LAND REFORM IN BRITAIN •

Vast numbers of people have no rights to land. The time has come to liberate land from developers, big farmers and large commercial companies.

PUTTING YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS •

Ethical Investment is a fast growing business. But we need to ask: how ethical is ethical investment.

THE CHALLENGE FOR FOOD POLICY •

In arguing that British food culture is mad, I am not making a cheap point. I ask you what other conclusion can we draw?"

A MODEST INHERITANCE •

In the event of a world catastrophe, future generations will need a book of knowledge to guide them rebuilding civilization.

BUDDHISM IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY •

Economic globalization endangers democracy, community, cultural diversity and spirituality.

BURMA IN THE BALANCE •

A military junta and multinational corporations on one side, and Buddhist democratic forces led by Aung San Suu Kyi on the other, are engaged in a battle for Burma.

A FISHY EPISODE •

She continues to speak out for the hopes and aspirations of the Burmese people.

A DAM OF DESTRUCTION •

Building a new dam on the great river, Biobio, in southern Chile will destroy the culture and livelihood of thousands of indigenous people.

A GENTLE WARRIOR

Sunderlal Bahuguma of India is fighting to save Himalayan people, their culture and environment

SWEET WATER AND BITTER •

A UN report claims that water, not oil, will be the next cause over which nations go to war.

ART OF A CRAFTSMAN •

The sculptures of Andy Goldsworthy reflect a deep passion for the natural world

USEFUL SCULPTURES •

Andy Goldsworthy is working on new project where art and craft meet.

SACRED TREES •

In the shamanic cultures human beings and trees were inseparable aspects of cosmic reality.

THEATRE IN A LIVING CULTURE •

Footsbarn is a multi-cultural community whose skills are shared co-operatively. Its theatre is a travelling tent. It is one of the most exciting theatre companies in Europe today.

FUNCTION WITH BEAUTY •

Women in eastern Nepal are plucking a future out of nettles and producing beautiful items for everyday use.

Regulars

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

The Secret love of nature

Letters to the Editors

Letter from Key West

Good News For Gaia

Business Diary

The Web Page

Human community is a network of conversations.

Recipes

A Taste of Honey

Reviews

A NORTHERN TALE •

Review of Wisdom of the Wyrd by Brian Bates.

THE PERFECT ENJOYER. • &

Review of The Face of Glory by William Anderson

BEYOND POETRY •

Review of Earth Poems: Poems from Around the World edited by Ivor Mosley. Being a poet is beyond"being a poet"

ETERNAL WOMAN. •

Review of The importance of womanhood. A review of The Way of Woman - Awakening the Perennial Feminine, by Helen Luke.

PURE MIND •

Review of Fascination at the lives of Buddhist women teachers. A review of Walking on Lotus Flowers by Martine Batchelor

BENIGN ENERGY •

Review of Sustainable energy supplies. A review of Renewable Energy edited by Godfrey Boyle.

LOVE ECONOMIES •

Review of The limitations of predatory economics. A review of Building a Win-Win World by Hazel Henderson

FOOD RISKS •

Review of The dangers of biotechnology. The Ecological Risks of Engineered Crops by Rissler & Mello.

GREENING LONDON •

Review of Getting information to the people is the first step in making a city sustainable. A review of Creating a Sustainable London by The Sustainable London Trust.

INDIA BEYOND SORROW •

Review of The land of spices and sadhus. A review of The Meaning of lndia by Raja Rao

TREADING LIGHTLY •

Review of Development without Destruction. A review of Low Impact Development by Simon Fairlie

CORPORATE THREAT •

Review of How big business rules the world. Review of Class Warfare and Powers and Prospects both by Noam Chomsky.

THE CRISIS IN EDUCATION •

Review of An examination of some ideas for changing educational systems. A review of Education Without the State by James Tooley and The Power of Their Ideas. Lessons for America from a Small School in Harlem.

ANTI-ENVIRONMENTALISM •

Review of The tactics of corporations and government to undermine the Green movement. Review of Green Backlash by Andrew Rowell.

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