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Foodopoly

"Foodopoly," by Wenonah Hauter
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"Foodopoly," by Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food & Water Watch, is the revealing account of the business behind the meat, vegetables, grains and milk that most Americans eat every day, including some of our favorite and most respected organic and health-conscious brands.
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All That We Share: A Field Guide to the Commons

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"All That We Share: A Field Guide to the Commons," by Jay Walljasper, On the Commons’ editor and fellow, is a gathering of stories, cartoons, photos, lists, manifestos, personality profiles, success stories, essays and investigative reports. It presents a broad-ranging portrait of what the commons is as how it can guide us to create a better world.
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Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

Braiding Sweetgrass, by Robin Wall Kimmerer
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"Braiding Sweetgrass," by Robin Wall Kimmerer, a botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, shows through a rich braid of reflections that the awakening of a wider ecological consciousness requires the acknowledgement and celebration of our reciprocal relationship with the rest of the living world.
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Owning Our Future: The Emerging Ownership Revolution

Owning Our Future
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"Owning Our Future: The Emerging Ownership Revolution," by Marjorie Kelly, a fellow with the Tellus Institute, explores how people across the world are experimenting with new forms of ownership, which Kelly calls generative: aimed at creating the conditions for all of life to thrive for many generations to come.
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