In Review: Books, Music, and Film
Books, Music, and Film
In Review :: Phil Borges, Women Empowered
by Tracy Loeffelholz Dunnposted Jul 29, 2007
- Acclaimed portrait photographer Phil Borges offers a stunning sampling of empowered women from Africa, Southeast Asia, and South America.
by Catherine Bailey, Sarah Kuckposted May 31, 2007
- Yes! reveals their musical inspiration while putting together this issue as well as favorite independent films.
posted May 31, 2007
- Reviews of The Oil Depletion Protocol: A Plan to Avert Oil Wars, Terrorism and Economic Collapse; Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future; and the documentary film Juvies.
posted May 11, 2007
- Review of the documentary "Favela Rising" with Anderson Sa frontman for the band Afro Reggae. AfroReggae's music has brought the sound of hope to Brazil's slums.
posted Mar 18, 2007
- Reviews of Planetwalker: How to Change Your World One Step at a Time; Earthlight: Spiritual Wisdom for an Ecological Age; Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause; and Black Gold.
In Review :: Conversations over the Line
posted Nov 30, 2006
- Reviews of bell hooks and Amalia Mesa-Bains' Homegrown: Engaged Cultural Criticism, Jill Bamburg's Getting to Scale, Peacemaking Circles: From Crime to Community by Kay Pranis, Barry Stuart and Mark Wedge, and the film The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil, directed by Faith Morgan.
Notes from Underground
posted Jun 21, 2006
- Reviews of Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Save the World, Global Class War, Healthy Money, Healthy Planet, Home Enlightenment and Independent America.
Book Review: Every Day is a Good Day by Wilma Mankiller
by Lilja Ottoposted Apr 18, 2006
- Provides insights into the lives and ideas of indigenous women and invites readers to re-examine their own cultural and spiritual backgrounds.
Book Review: Delaying the Real World by Colleen Kinder
by Meredith Dearbornposted Sep 26, 2005
- Colleen Kinder's book is a well-researched manual full of ideas to help 20-somethings creatively avoid a narrow career track and lead to a more personally fulfilling career and life. Volunteer work, overseas travel, and internships are covered.
Book Review: Cancer-Gate: How to Win the Losing Cancer War by Samuel S. Epstein
by Judy Bradyposted Sep 26, 2005
- Epstein's follow-on book to
Book Review: Dilemmas of Domination by Walden Bello
by Saul Landauposted Sep 26, 2005
- Walden Bello, scholar activist, has written a manifesto on how globalization works and fails.
Book Review: Carfree Cities by J.H. Crawford
by Guy Daunceyposted Sep 12, 2005
- Guy Dauncey reviews a book that praises the details in life that become noticable when people walk through their communities instead of driving.
Book Review: No More Throw-away People by Edgar Cahn
by David Bollierposted Apr 26, 2005
- No More Throwaway People is a provocative analysis of the non-market economy and an inspiration for the social service community.
Book Review: The Boiling Point by Ross Gelbspan
by K C Goldenposted Apr 26, 2005
- The science of global warming, and the dream of the "World Energy Modernization Plan" are two issues covered in the book
Film Review: The Take and Argentina: Hope in Hard Times
by Lisa Gale Garriguesposted Apr 18, 2005
- Lisa Gale Garrigues reviews two films about Argentina during the economic crisis of 2002. Both films offer lessons in what ordinary people can do.