Issue 248 • May/June 2008
The Money Delusion: In Search of True Wealth
The true value of wealth.
Farming for a Future • Tim Wigley
Natural farming in South Africa.
Making Villages Work • Paul Kingsnorth
Peace returns to parts of the Congo.
Highlighting the dangers of nuclear pollution in Russia.
Harvesting the city orchards.
What is true peace? • Thích Nhất Hạnh
Cultivating the seeds of compassion.
Greens may have to compromise their beliefs.
The Other Carbon Economy • Vandana Shiva
There is an alternative to be found in biodiversity.
Peace with the Planet • Al Gore
We must mobilise our civilisation, as if for war.
The Money Delusion
Enlightened Economics • Colin Tudge
Reconstructing a fair economy.
Investors are under little pressure to consider the environment.
The Silent Culprit • Tarek El Diwany
Compound interest runs contrary to the laws of Nature.
Uncovering the mystery of money creation.
Our Great Work • David Orr
Rethinking the fundamental system on which we build our world.
An interview with Charlie Murphy.
The Ashden Awards • Meg Carter
Supporting community development with renewable energy.
Transforming Tourism • Lorna Howarth & Sophie Poklewski Koziell
Holidays need not cost the Earth.
In addressing tiredness we address the problem of unsustainability.
What can I do to help change the world?
Colours of Earth • Sandy Brown
Introducing the Appledore Visual Arts Festival.
Short Story - Assembly Line • B. Traven
When wanting more then enough means that there is never enough.
The Long View - Horace and Fishponds • Harry Eyres
The limits of Plutocracy.
Pioneers - A SHINING LIGHT • Fran Johnson
Maria Montessori's vision lives on.
Letters to the Editors
Poetry - A Tribute to Anna Adams • Peter Abbs
Eco-poetry: earth must rebel or die.
Gardening - NATURE’S CURE • Paul Rogers
The rigours of life find their antidote in the greenhouse and garden.
Loving Gaze • Richard Davey
The mundane is sublime.
Thrillcraft: the environmental consequences of Motorized Recreation, edited by George Wuerthner.
Nature and the Human Soul: Cultivating Wholeness and Community in a Fragmented World.
My World, My View.
In Her Element: Women and the Landscape, edited by Jane McNamee.
The Lost and Left Behind: Stories from the Age of Extinctions, Terry Glavin.
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto, Michael Pollan.
Spiritual Compass: The Three Qualities of Life, Satish Kumar.
Water: Life In Every Drop, Julian Caldecott.
The Underlying Religion: An Introduction to the Perennial Philosophy, edited by Martin Lings and Clinton Minnaar.
The Craftsman, Richard Sennett.
Back on the Fire: Essays, Gary Snyder.
The Science of Leonardo: Inside the Mind of the Great Genius of the Renaissance, Fritjof Capra.
The Paintings of Daniel Chatto.
The importance of imagination and intuition.
Happiness that doesn’t cost the Earth.
An interview with Satish Kumar