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Members of the Columbia League of Women Voters recently studied the book Daring Democracy by Frances Moore Lappe and Adam Eichen, which identifies three threats to democracy: (1) concentrated power, (2) secrecy and (3) a culture of blame. Let's evaluate. South Carolina's constitution ...
Longtime activist Frances Moore Lappe' on her book, “Daring Democracy, Igniting Power, Meaning and Connection for the American We Want.” Veteran Baton Rouge singer and musician Luther Kent recalls John Fred who was at the top of the Billboard Chart 50 years ago with “Judy in Disguise.” ...

Longtime activist Frances Moore Lappe' on her book, “Daring Democracy, Igniting Power, Meaning and Connection for the American We Want.” Veteran Baton Rouge singer and musician Luther Kent recalls John Fred who was at the top of the Billboard Chart 50 years ago with “Judy in Disguise.” ...
On March 5, Frances Moore Lappe will visit the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center in La Crosse. The author will discuss her 2017 book Daring Democracy: Igniting Power, Meaning, and Connection for the America We Want, coauthored with Adam Eichen. Daring Democracy tells the story of how the United ...
Eagle Harbor Book Company will host a conversation between generations at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5 when Frances Moore Lappe and Adam Eichen talk about the new book they coauthored: “Daring Democracy: Igniting Power, Meaning, and Connection for the America We Want.” “The duo has crafted ...
When Frances Moore Lappe wrote the best-selling Diet For A Small Planet back in 1971, she helped start a conversation about the social and ... But back then, "people told me their parents said they would die of malnutrition if they followed the advice I was giving in the book," Lappe recalls with a laugh.

Thank you to Eric Schlosser's “Fast Food Nation” and Frances Moore Lappe's “Food First” for reminding us about the conditions under which food gets from farm to table. Thanksgiving also reminds us ... His most recent book is The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame.
Eagle Harbor Book Company will host a conversation between generations at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5 when Frances Moore Lappe and Adam Eichen talk about the new book they coauthored: “Daring Democracy: Igniting Power, Meaning, and Connection for the America We Want.” “The duo has crafted ...
When Frances Moore Lappe wrote the best-selling Diet For A Small Planet back in 1971, she helped start a conversation about the social and ... But back then, "people told me their parents said they would die of malnutrition if they followed the advice I was giving in the book," Lappe recalls with a laugh.
As perhaps never before in our history, all the pieces are in place for a democracy movement to take off in America, one strong enough to tackle the system-roots of our country's crises. What? You don't see it? I understand, because it is really hard to discern the democratic impulse in a political culture ...
It's a “protein factory in reverse!” I declared more than forty years ago in Diet for a Small Planet. In my outburst, I was targeting livestock—especially cattle. 2015-11-09-1447089890-6817550-CAFOcow.jpg. But little did I imagine in 1971 just how this “factory's” capacity to shrink our food supply would multiply ...
Being “free” sounds great—like being free to eat or to have a job at a living wage; so surely a “free market” is the way to ensure these important human freedoms. Right? Unfortunately, what we call a free market can't protect essential freedoms because it's trapped in six enduring fictions. So let's free ...
Some books that I can personally recommend are The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan, Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser, Diet for a Small Planet by Frances Moore Lappe, Hope's Edge by Frances Moore Lappe and Anna Lappe and Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara ...
Eagle Harbor Book Company will host a conversation between generations at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5 when Frances Moore Lappe and ...
Belmont Books events: 7 p.m. Sept. 28, Belmont Books, 79 Leonard St. Belmont residents Frances Moore Lappe and Adam Eichen will discuss ...
4 p.m. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. ... Poetry reading. 2-3 p.m. Bird & Beckett Books & Records, 653 Chenery St., S.F. www.birdbeckett.com ... Frances Moore Lappe, Adam Eichen “Daring Democracy.
When Frances Moore Lappe wrote the best-selling Diet For A Small Planet back in ... the advice I was giving in the book," Lappe recalls with a laugh. ... She's gone on to write many more books, including Food First: Beyond ...

By Frances Moore Lappe ... that Joseph Collins and I recount about his work with “citizens' juries” in our new book World Hunger: 10 Myths:.
The activist's new book challenges the pessimism that sets in when we think radical change is politically impossible. But it misses something ...
Through the years, though, the book has become a classic. "Beatrice blew my mind and my sense of possibility wide open," Frances Moore Lappe, ... In all, Trum Hunter wrote 38 books and numerous articles and columns.
Through the years, though, the book has become a classic. “Beatrice blew my mind and my sense of possibility wide open,” Frances Moore Lappe, ... In all, Trum Hunter wrote 38 books and numerous articles and columns.
I am gratified that Democracy Spring wasn't—and your upcoming book isn't—just another articulation of the problem. If we don't put forth ...
When Frances Moore Lappe wrote the best-selling Diet For A Small Planet back in ... the advice I was giving in the book," Lappe recalls with a laugh. ... She's gone on to write many more books, including Food First: Beyond ...
By Frances Moore Lappe ... that Joseph Collins and I recount about his work with “citizens' juries” in our new book World Hunger: 10 Myths:.
Books like Michael Pollan's "Omnivore's Dilemma" and Barbara Kingsolver's "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle" have galvanized shoppers in the same way Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" and Frances Moore Lappe's "Diet For a Small Planet" did in the 1960s and ...
FRAMINGHAM - Forty-six years after she published a book that opened the nation's eyes to a different way of eating and thinking about food, Frances Moore Lappe says we continue to see the problem of world hunger the wrong way. "We are still creating a ...
In his latest book, "The Power of Pulses," Jason explains that pulses - such as dried beans, lentils and field peas - all come from plants that leave an ultra-light ecological footprint.
"I was really influenced by Frances Moore Lappe's 'Diet for a Small Planet' and the idea that meat production uses so much of earth's resources -- parts of the rainforest have been given up for cattle grazing!
But before the smell of flaming beef fat undermined my resolve, Frances Moore Lappe convinced me that forgoing meat was good for humanity.
Last April, as part of Democracy Spring the two of us marched from Philly to D.C. with four game-changing demands for Congress: Get big money out of politics, ensure voting rights, improve voter registration, and reverse Supreme Court rulings that ...
As a teenager, I read Frances Moore Lappe's book, Diet for a Small Planet. I remember thinking it made complete sense to reduce meat consumption in order to improve global food security.
I liked the Trotskyites and wave one feminists and took up fierce reading, everything from Frances Moore Lappe to Emerson, Hannah Arendt to James Baldwin.
Frances Moore Lappe wrote the book, Diet for a Small Planet, which advocates a vegetarian diet. The book started a conversation about the political, economic and health implications of food choices.
When Frances Moore Lappe wrote the best-selling Diet For A Small Planet back in 1971, she helped start a conversation about the social and environmental impacts of the foods we choose.
Sasha Issenberg, a leading author and journalist on American politics, will deliver the 2016 William Weber Lecture in Government and Society.
United Kingdom Organic Food Water Agriculture Greenpeace. This Blogger's Books and Other Items from... World Hunger: 10 Myths.
Frances Moore Lappe, author of Diet for a Small Planet and 17 other books, joined the march from Philadelphia to DC, spoke at a rally, and participated in the civil disobedience arrest.
"With its thematic focus, this reading and discussion program offers an unusual twist on the standard book group format by making time for thinking deeply about one idea, over time, from a variety of perspectives," said Sara Ogger, council executive ...
Frances Moore-Lappe, a well-known hunger activist who's planning to get arrested with the likes of actor Mark Ruffalo, Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig and others, told Yes!
"With its thematic focus, this reading and discussion program offers an unusual twist on the standard book group format by making time for thinking deeply about one idea, over time, from a variety of perspectives," said Sara Ogger, council executive ...


 

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