Statement from North Atlantic Books: The work of racial justice continues

Black lives matter. North Atlantic Books supports and stands by the protesters and organizations asserting and protecting the lives and humanity of Black people, Indigenous people, and people of color. We wholeheartedly denounce anti-Blackness, white supremacy, and the increasing militarization of police forces that are killing Black and Brown individuals. The last 8 minutes and …continue

Anti-racist reading list

Ibram X. Kendi’s Antiracist Reading List Embrace Race’s list of children’s books about race and racism Baratunde Thurston’s World-Saving Books on  The 1619 Project Zinn Education Project’s Teaching People’s History Prison Abolition Study Resources Critical Resistance’s Reformist Reforms vs Abolitionist Steps in Policing Racial Equity Tools: Fundamentals Scaffolded antiracism tools specifically for white people

COVID-19: A Chinese Medicine Perspective from Brendan Kelly

By Brendan Kelly, acupuncturist, herbalist, and author of  The Yin and Yang of Climate Crisis There’s lots of worry about the coronavirus and how it could affect our individual health and that of the people around us. Here are some Chinese medicine-based ideas on how to promote health and limit the likelihood of developing symptoms.  …continue

Trauma & Recovery in the Time of COVID-19

Trauma & Recovery in the Time of COVID-19: A Q&A with Jamie Marich, PhD The pandemic poses a unique set of challenges for those in recovery: physical distancing and isolation are compounded by economic uncertainty, health-related stress, and complex interpersonal dynamics. Being in community is a vital component of recovering from addiction and trauma, and with …continue

Ayurveda: An Ancient Approach to Modern Illness

Guest post by Dr. L. Eduardo Cardona-Sanclemente, PhD, author of the forthcoming Ayurveda for Depression. Coronavirus – an unwelcome new visitor or an old foe? Hello there, How are you doing? I hope you are holding up well. These are challenging times for many of us, having to live our lives in a completely different …continue