CONTENTS No.246 January/February 2008
6 THE PEOPLE’S VERDICT
7 RESTORING THE EARTH THE FREECONOMY COMMUNITY
8 TURNING BACK THE CLIMATE CLOCK 9 TREES FOR CHANGE 9 LOCAL FOOD WORKS
11 SERVANT OF THE PEOPLE BHIKHU PAREKH We need to question the basis of civilisation.
12 THE GANDHIAN TRINITY SATISH KUMAR A template for ecology, peace and social justice.
14 SACRED WATER MADHU SURI PRAKASH A refl ection on defecation and development.
17 TRY NONVIOLENCE RICHARD BRANSON The Elders take inspiration from the Mahatma.
18 COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS SCILLA ELWORTHY The stories of those brave enough not to pick up a gun.
20 SPEAKING FROM THE HEART BRIDGET BELGRAVE Nonviolent Communication in practice.
22 WILD PASSION MAYA KUMAR MITCHELL Successful land restoration in South America.
26 BEAUTY AND THE BOMB CHRIS POWICI Landscape is a way of seeing.
28 TRANSITION STRATEGIES RICHARD HEINBERG, WOLFGANG SACHS, VANDANA SHIVA How do we move from the Age of Excess to the Age of Moderation?
34 MIND SHIFT RAY ANDERSON Making happiness the bottom line.
36 BLESSED UNREST PAUL HAWKEN The creative movement for change.
at the heart of earth, art and spirit
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GANDHI’S GIFT:THE POWER OF NONVIOLENCE
Gandhi drawings by Xanthe Mosley
40 THE GOLDFINCH TATTOO ANDY BROWN She pictured herself somewhere above the landscape. . .
42 POETRY PETER ABBS Two recent volumes by Henry Shukman and Mimi Khalvati.
44 A TRUE CAVALIER SANDY BROWN From painter to sculptor, but still in praise of the horse
45 ART BEFORE ART PAUL DEVEREUX Before there were art galleries, art was a song of the soul.
48 THIN PLACES RICHARD DAVEY Living in the midst of wonder.
Cold Dawn, painting by Louise McClary
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ILLUSTRATORS MATT KENYON illustrates for The Guardian. JAY LUTTMAN-JOHNSON is an artist. RACHEL MARSH is a graphic designer. JANE RAY is a freelance illustrator. GEORGINA WARNE is an illustrator.