The Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady-state Economy

 by Michael Lewis & Patrick Conaty, New Society Publishers, 2012, ISBN: 9780865717077      Review by Shann Turnbull, EMM Advisory Board member and source of some of the ideas cited in the book. The Resilience Imperative is a must read for both leaders and followers seeking survival of society. The book …

Citizens Disunited by Robert A. G. Monks

Citizens Disunited: Passive Investors, Drone CEOs, and the Corporate Capture of the American Dream “More invaluable advice from Robert A.G. Monks, ‘Mr. Corporate Responsibility’ on both sides of the Atlantic for decades. Monks analyzes the new breed of dysfunctional ‘drone corporations’ whose shares are so widely-held as to be out …

Book Review: The Nature of Business By Giles Hutchins, New Society Publishers, 2013

The Nature of Business By Giles Hutchins, New Society Publishers, 2013 Nature has already shown us the way to solve many human problems, from deciphering simple engineering puzzles to unlocking the mysteries of flight. In The Nature of Business, author Giles Hutchins makes a compelling case for applying the same principles …

Book Review: Destination 2050 – A Concepts Bank and Toolkit for Future-Makers

Destination 2050 – A Concepts Bank and Toolkit for Future-Makers By Peter Ellyard, 2013 The year 2050 is emerging both as a year of aspirational focus for, and a year of judgment of, collective human endeavor. In Destination 2050, Peter Ellyard describes the emerging interdependent sustainable society – one based on …

Discovering the New America by Francis P. Koster, Ed.D.

Discovering the New America by Francis P. Koster, Ed.D. “Curl up with Discovering the New America for an inspiring, wonderful read about your own friends and neighbors and how they are getting together and building positive solutions that work for our future!”—Dr.  Hazel Henderson  “Francis P. Koster has undertaken a complex challenge—to …

REVIEW: THE FUTURE: SIX DRIVERS OF GLOBAL CHANGE by Al Gore, Random House, NY, 2013

THE FUTURE: SIX DRIVERS OF GLOBAL CHANGE by Al Gore, Random House, NY, 2013   Review by Hazel Henderson  © 2013   ?Author Al Gore, former US Vice President turned venture capitalist and media executive, would have become US President but for some 500 still contested votes in Florida and the …

Catastrophism: environmentalism and ‘apocalyptic’ politics

http://www.ecoequity.org/2013/01/book-review-catastrophism-the-apocalyptic-politics-of-collapse-and-rebirth/   Book Review: by Tom Athanasiou, Jan 31, 2013 ********************** Catastrophism: The Apocalyptic Politics of Collapse and Rebirth, by Sasha Lilley, David McNally, Eddie Yuen, James Davis, with a foreword by Doug Henwood. PM Press 2012 by Tom Athanasiou There are four essays in this slim volume, one on …