Category: Society & Politics

New AUDIO Release: Empty Hands

About the Book Empty Hands is the inspiring memoir of Zulu nurse and healthcare activist Sister Abegail Ntleko. Growing up poor in a rural village with a father who didn’t believe in educating girls, against seemingly insurmountable odds Sister Abegail earned her nursing degree and began work as a community nurse and educator, dedicating her life to …continue

Letter from the Publisher: Thoughts on Charlottesville

Dear friends, As the publisher of an organization committed to healing and global transformation, I am deeply saddened by the recent events in Charlottesville and the resurgence of racism we are seeing in our country. White supremacy is neither new nor periphery to the American story; it’s in fact an ideology core to our nation’s …continue

New AUDIO Release: Ascent of Humanity

About the Book Charles Eisenstein explores the history and potential future of civilization, tracing the converging crises of our age to the illusion of the separate self. In The Ascent of Humanity, Eisenstein explains how a disconnection from the natural world and one another is built into the foundations of civilization: into science, religion, money, technology, medicine, …continue

The Election: Of Hate, Grief, and a New Story

Immediately following the election, the country was plunged into a space between stories—the status quo was shattered, and uncertainty about our political institutions, sense of what it means to be American, and relationships to one another changed us as a nation—no matter where we fall on the political spectrum. In his first post-election essay, Charles …continue

New Release: Regretting Motherhood

About the Book Women who opt not to be mothers are frequently warned that they will regret their decision later in life, yet we rarely talk about the possibility that the opposite might also be true—that women who have children might regret it. Drawing on years of research interviewing women from a variety of socioeconomic, …continue

Letter from the Publisher: Books Still Matter

This spring one of our authors wrote to tell us about a success his book had recently achieved. Sometimes authors do this when they come across a good review or a high sales ranking. But that wasn’t the reason Perry Ulander was writing; he wanted to tell us about the impact his book Walking Point …continue

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