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C O N T E N T S No. 270 January/February 2012

FRONTLINE 4 ACTION FROM THE GRASSROOTS

28 SILENT SPRING Marcia Phillips It’s 50 years since Rachel Carson’s groundbreaking book sparked a firestorm

UNDERCURRENTS A NEW SOCIETY 8 THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT Photo essay 10 THE 99% Vandana Shiva

How the Occupy movement reflects the democratic values of Indigenous peoples 12 A NEW MORAL COMPASS James Sainsbury What we will need to rebuild a truly stable and fairer society 16 ANOTHER KIND OF WORLD Harry Eyres Paving the way for a more caring society 18 WHAT’S THE HURRY? Simon Fairlie The first thing we all need to do is

Slow It All Down 20 MAKING LIFE MORE MEANINGFUL Ed Mayo Forget competition: it’s cooperation that makes the world go around 24 THE REAL CHOICE John Naish Why we all need to live by example and focus now on our spiritual regrowth

KEYNOTES 30 WHAT WILLYOUR LEGACY BE? Polly Higgins The case for making Ecocide the fifth crime against peace

REGULARS 1 WELCOME Satish Kumar 34 WATER SOLUTIONS

Bernd Mueller 36 ENERGY SOLUTIONS

Sven Eberlein 38 FARMING SOLUTIONS Harry Barton 40 EDUCATION Bob Gilbert 41 LETTERS 42 SENSE OF PLACE Gail Simmons

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