Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist and Other Essays

Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist and Other EssaysPaul Kingsnorth was once an activist, an ardent environmentalist He fought against rampant development and the depredations of a corporate world that seemed hell bent on ignoring a looming climate crisis in its relentless pursuit of profit But as the environmental movement began to focus on susta



Geek Heresy: Rescuing Social Change from the Cult of Technology

Geek Heresy: Rescuing Social Change from the Cult of TechnologyAfter a decade designing technologies meant to address education, health, and global poverty, award winning computer scientist Kentaro Toyama came to a difficult conclusion Even in an age of amazing technology, social progress depends on human changes that gadgets can t deliver.Computers in Bangalo



The New Odyssey: The Story of Europe's Refugee Crisis

The New Odyssey: The Story of Europe's Refugee CrisisEurope is facing a wave of migration unmatched since the end of World War II and no one has reported on this crisis in depth or breadth than The Guardian s migration correspondent, Patrick Kingsley Throughout 2015, Kingsley traveled to 17 countries along the migrant trail, meeting hundreds o


The Age of Sustainable Development

The Age of Sustainable DevelopmentJeffrey D Sachs is one of the world s most perceptive and original analysts of global development In this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can use a holistic way forward to address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent ext


The Great Surge: The Ascent of the Developing World

The Great Surge: The Ascent of the Developing WorldThe untold story of the global poor today A distinguished expert and advisor to developing nations reveals how we ve reduced poverty, increased incomes, improved health, curbed violence, and spread democracy and how to ensure the improvements continue.We live today at a time of great progress for t