Category: Society & Politics

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

New Release: Black Ships

Award-winning comic book writer Sean Michael Wilson and manga artist Akiko Shimojima team up for a graphic novel that tells the compelling story of the four American black ships that arrived in Japan in 1853 under the command of Commodore Perry to force Japan to open up to trade. “Black ships” is the phrase used …continue