Issue 258 • January/February 2010
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Now is the time to embrace liberty together with equality and fraternity.
Actions Speak Louder than Words • Lorna Howarth
Climate Change activists celebrate two major victories.
Low-Carbon Countries • Lorna Howarth
Guyana's call to action for climate resilience and low-carbon development.
An innovative and cost-effective service with positive benefits for the entire community.
Fashion's New Model • Lorna Howarth
The handloom and cotton field can be at the heart of rural regeneration.
NHS - A Natural Health Service • William Bird
For optimum health go out in Nature and walk every day.
Strides Towards Sustainability • Helen Yaffe
Cuba's successful models of sustainable development are being widely replicated in Latin America.
Why our leaders are failing us, and why, collectively, we now need a far broader and deeper global movement for change.
Facing the Future • HRH The Prince of Wales
We need to see Nature's capital and her processes as the basis of a new form of economics and engage communities at the grass roots.
Less is More • Matt Harvey
Can less be more, can more be less?
The Power of Now • Eckhart Tolle
Without a profound change in human consciousness, the world's suffering is a bottomless pit.
Freedom • Philip Pullman
The award-winning novelist shares much of his philosophy of liberty with visionary artist William Blake.
Freedom is a Gift • Michael Edwards
Liberty has both a personal and social dimension.
Open Liberty • Tony Curzon Price
Equality should be an essential condition of freedom.
It is now time to ask what constitutes appropriate policing of peaceful protest.
Balancing Act • Angela Robson
In parts of Siberia, a resurgence in nomadic traditions competes with the lure of contemporary life.
Ecological artist Deirdre Hyde leaves an impressive legacy in Costa Rica.
Age of Enchantment • Anthony Nanson
An Ecobardic Manifesto heralds a new paradigm where the arts provide a different kind of cultural leadership.
The quiet revolution that raises novelty knitting to an art form.
Poetry - Genius Loci • Peter Abbs
Poet Lesley Saunders is inspired by William Kent's garden at Rousham, Oxford.
Short Story - No Trumpets Needed • Michael Morpurgo
An uplifting short story from the former Children's Laureate.
How the tale of Tarka the Otter lives on and reminds us all of the importance of water conservation.
Voice From The South - Swaraj: A Deeper Freedom • Vandana Shiva
Mahatma Gandhi's vision of right livelihood is as relevant now as it was then.
If we can bring together growing food and cooking, the results will be radical.
Transition Time - Communal Sufficiency • Mark Boyle
In the last of the series on Mark Boyle's adventures in a post-oil, post-money world, he advocates interdependent living.
On a holy island with no distractions, the only think you are left with is time and space to just 'be'.
Letters to the Editors - Artificial Entanglement
Review of Soul Power: An Agenda for a Conscious Humanity.
Review of Right Relationship: Building a Whole Earth Economy.
Review of The Constant Economy: How to Build a Stable Society.
Review of The Art of Dying | Gentle Dying: The Simple Guide to Achieving a Peaceful Death.
Review of Dignity and Defiance: Stories from Bolivia's Challenge to Globalization.
Review of Of the Land and the Spirit: The Essential Lord Northbourne on Ecology and Religion.
Disconnecting beloved tradition from the grip of consumer culture.
Addressing the many challenges to India's watercourses.
Sending an email can be more dangerous to the environment than posting a letter.
Social responsibility within organisations emerges through recognition of the complex relationships between individuals.
Freedom to code, like the freedom to own and use a printing press, should now be included as a vital component of freedom of expression.
Sadhguru, an Indian spiritual teacher, integrates spirituality, ecological restoration and service with humanity.
Review of Otter Moon