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  1. Slave to Fashion by Safia Minney

    Slave to Fashion by Safia Minney

    Code: BSTF
    Slave to Fashion raises awareness of modern slavery in the fashion industry and shows how it can be eradicated by business and consumers.

    "Safia is a leader in the field of ethical fashion and works with the utmost integrity to develop supply chain, sustainable products, and retail." - Livia Firth, Creative Director of Eco Age and ethical fashion ambassador.

    "The strength of Safia’s book is not just in starting a discussion but in the presentation of a very practical set of solutions that when taken up even by just one person, has the power to turn into a revolution." - Polly Michelle Cunanan, Eco Warrior Princess.

    "What do you know about modern slavery in fashion" A review by the Fairtrade Foundation


    Paperback: 160 pages
    Size: 23.6cm x 18.1cm
    CA$24.95

  2. Slow Fashion by Safia Minney

    Slow Fashion by Safia Minney

    Code: BSFAP
    Slow Fashion: Aesthetics Meets Ethics is a 360-degree view of a fashion world that is changing, from the cotton fields to the cities. It features contributors from campaigners, innovators, fashion influencers and eco concept stores worldwide. Author Safia Minney, MBE, founder of Fair Trade label People Tree and ethical business advocate, invites you on a journey through the flourishing slow fashion movement.

    CA$19.95

  3. The Bleeding Edge by Bob Hughes

    The Bleeding Edge by Bob Hughes

    Code: BBEDGE
    Capitalism likes us to believe in the steady, inevitable march of progress, from the abacus to the iPad. But the historical record tells of innumerable roads not taken, all of which could have led to better worlds, and still can.
    CA$21.95

  4. The Great Climate Robbery by GRAIN

    The Great Climate Robbery by GRAIN

    Code: BCLIR
    The follow-up to GRAIN’s The Great Food Robbery this title moves on to connect analysis of the food system to larger issues affecting the planet, and link peoples’ struggles over food to climate change.

    "A must read for movements addressing climate change as well as seed and food sovereignty. It shows that industrial corporate agriculture is a major part of the climate crisis, and small scale ecological farming is a significant solution." - Dr Vandana Shiva

    "Lifts up the voices of farmers around the world, explaining why their fight to stop the industrial food juggernaut is the same as the fight for a habitable, just planet." - Naomi Klein, author and environmentalist
    CA$21.95

  5. The Equality Effect by Danny Dorling

    The Equality Effect by Danny Dorling

    Code: BEQUAL
    The Equality Effect is almost magical. In more equal countries, human beings are generally happier and healthier, there is less crime, more creativity and higher educational attainment. Danny Dorling delivers all evidence that is now so overwhelming that it should be changing politics and society all over the world.

    'Here is a book which details - with irrefutable evidence - both the damage caused by inequality, and the benefits we all derive from living in more equal societies. We should all learn from it - and, above all else, act on it.' - Owen Jones.

    Chosen as Book of the Month July 2017 by the Bodleian Social Sciences Library for its "optimistic view of the future".

    The Equality Effect: Improving Life for Everyone, by Danny Dorling delivers evidence that more equal countries enjoy better outcomes, with their populations being happier, healthier and more creative, producing less waste and committing fewer crimes. This optimistic book is a pleasure to read, writes Natasha Codiroli Mcmaster, and encourages us to see greater equality – and its social benefits – as being within our reach. London School of Economics Book Review

    Paperback: 280 pages
    Size: 21.6cm x 13.8cm
    CA$18.95

  6. Goodbye God? by Sean Michael Wilson & Hunt Emerson

    Goodbye God? by Sean Michael Wilson & Hunt Emerson

    Code: BGOD
    An illustrated critique of the negative impacts of religion centred on an appeal for the teaching of creationism to be dropped from education.

    'We need books like Goodbye God? to help expose both religious and scientific nonsense that can get in the way of sound thinking and to help produce a healthier and happier world with public policies that properly address the challenges of the 21st century.' - Professor Lawrence M Krauss, author of A Universe from Nothing.

    Regular Price: CA$14.95

    Special Price: CA$5.00

  7. Why Things Are Going To Get Worse - And Why We Should Be Glad by Michael Roscoe

    Why Things Are Going To Get Worse - And Why We Should Be Glad by Michael Roscoe

    Code: BWHY
    Written by Financial Times journalist Michael Roscoe, this book explores why we must forget about growth, recognize that all wealth comes from the earth and share earnings more fairly. Using graphs, it creates a powerful picture of why our economy is getting worse and how we can make things better.

    'If you want to gain a better understanding of macro economics and the relationship between money, wealth and work, read this book. The author brings new ideas into an old subject, supporting his arguments with real data.' - Michael Crawshaw, Former Head of European Research, Citigroup.

    Paperback, 352 pages.
    CA$16.95

  8. Under An African Sky:  A journey to the frontline of climate change. by Peter Hudson

    Under An African Sky: A journey to the frontline of climate change. by Peter Hudson

    Code: BVILL
    The author has been visiting the same village in Mauritania on the remote edge of the Sahara for over twenty years. This is the story of his most recent journey there – an intense and engaging day-by-day account through which global change and inequality are made human.

    'In a market of tired Wanderlust this book attempts something new and rather different and will appeal to the well-traveled, language-learning, culturally curious adventurous soul. - New Welsh Review.

    Paperback, 235 pages.
    CA$16.95

  9. SOS Alternatives to Capitalism

    SOS Alternatives to Capitalism

    Code: BATCE

    Combining the practical with the visionary, Richard Swift shows that finding alternatives to capitalism is no longer an academic issue for the left – it is an urgent planetary necessity.


    'Richard Swift's S.O.S. Alternatives to Capitalism makes a major contribution to changing the parameters of political debate. It helps us move beyond the pseudo-alternatives of the political mainstream and begin to work for the kind of change we can believe in without being delusional.' John P Clark, Professor of Philosophy; Loyola.



    Also available as an eBook
    CA$16.95

  10. Speechless

    Speechless

    Code: BSPC
    A purely visual, word-free world history, from the Big Bang to Climate Chaos.

    Check out the video clip at the foot of the main page.
    CA$23.95

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