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FRONTLINE 6 ACTIONS THAT COUNT 6 LOW CARBON
COUNTRIES 7 CARE FARMING 9 FASHION'S NEW MODEL
UNDERCURRENTS 10 NHS: A NATURAL HEALTH
SERVICE William Bird For optimum health go out in Nature and walk every day. 14 STRIDES TOWARDS
SUSTAINABILITY Helen Yaffe Cuba’s successful models of sustainable development are being widely replicated in Latin America.
16 BEYOND COPENHAGEN
Stephen Hale Our leaders are failing: What we need is a deeper movement for change.
KEYNOTES 18 FACING THE FUTURE
From The Richard Dimbleby Lecture: HRH The Prince of Wales argues that we need to think globally but act locally.
LIBERTY 25 FREEDOM
Philip Pullman The award-winning novelist shares much of his philosophy of liberty with visionary artist William Blake. 28 FREEDOM IS A GIFT
Michael Edwards Liberty's personal and social dimensions reinforce each other in a happy marriage of love and justice. 30 OPEN LIBERTY
Tony Curzon Price Our obsession with security undermines those that fought so very hard for our civil liberties.
34 POLICE & PROTESTERS
Plane Stupid The climate activists who say they only break the law to protect the liberty of future generations.
REGULARS 3 WELCOME
Satish Kumar 36 LETTERS TO THE EDITORS
Readers' views and comments 38 NATURE WRITING
Miriam Darlington 40 VOICE FROM THE SOUTH
Vandana Shiva 42 FOOD
Guy Watson 44 TRANSITION TALES
Mark Boyle 46 A SENSE OF PLACE
Gail Simmons 72 COMMUNITY PAGE
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