Issue 200 • May/June 2000
Culture of Compassion
Welcome • Satish Kumar
CULTURE OF COMPASSION • The Dalai Lama
Non-violence is the only way to free Tibet and find solutions to other world
NUCLEAR-FREE ZONE • General Lee Butler
Let us strive to create a world free of nuclear weapons.
THE MINDFUL MARKET ECONOMY • David Korten
Here is a clear and viable alternative to global capitalism.
FINANCIAL FUTURES • Dave Darlington
Nature plc was an immediate success.
THE CELTIC TIGER • John Gormley
Ireland is a country where those in power fail to distinguish between standard of living and quality of life.
A WARRIOR WOMAN • Andrew Simms
How is radical Clare Short faring in the corridors of power?
IS THIS PROGRESS? • Kamla Chowdhry
The time has come to re-examine our ideas of progress.
AT THE DINNER TABLE • Tracy Worcester
The Marchioness of Worcester has one foot in the Establishment and the other in the environmental movement.
OPENING SCIENCE TO ETHICS • John Ziman
Scientists cannot claim that their research is "disinterested" whilst filing patents to make a profit.
THE MEADOW • Thomas Berry
CREATION MYTHS • Michael Shaw Bond
Christians and Darwinians have little to fear from each other.
SHE IS A TRUE POET • Peter Abbs
A tribute to Kathleen Raine.
GIFTS OF BEAUTY • Ray Kass
Morris Graves has brought together technology and tranquillity in his series of sculptures.
A WOMAN OF RADIANCE • Elizabeth Collins
The great thing about the whole world is love, because it's all a great mystery.
WATERWORLD • Oliver Lowenstein
Susan Derges's river odyssey is expressed in photograms.
TO BE KIND • Margaret Harrison
Home-Start volunteers are helping families and children.
WILD RICE • Winona LaDuke
Cultivated Californian "wild rice" is very different from natural wild rice which grows in northern Minnesota.
THIS DIFFICULT DRINK • Ritu Kumar & Nick Robins
A look at organic and fair-trade tea.
Touchstone • Colin Hodgetts
Poetry • Ralph Hodgson
Business Diary • David Boyle
Letters to the Editors
Recipes • Dana Spowers
IN MY OWN WORDS • Yorick Blumenfeld
MYSTERY OF THE EARTH • Mary Evelyn Tucker
The Great Work
THE COST OF CARBON • David Cromwell
The Carbon War
GAIA CONSCIOUSNESS • Mark A. Schroll
IN DEFENCE OF DIVERSITY • Caspar Henderson
Cultural and Spiritual Values of Biodiversity and The Sacred Balance
THE RURAL SPELL • John Lane
Village Voices: French Country Life, and On Country Roads and Fields: The depiction of 18th and 19th century landscape
THE CRADLE OF HUMANITY • Jessie Marcham
The African Experience
MISSION OF POETRY • Peter Abbs
W. B. Yeats and the Learning of the Imagination
PURPOSE AND PRINCIPLE • John Elkington
Birth of the Chaordic Age
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT • Peter Quince
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT • Brigitte Norland
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT • Peter Lang
The Ecology of Money
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT • Rachel Ross
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT • Clive Adams