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There's an expansive and internationalist feel to the September/October issue Resurgence & Ecologist as our writers range widely across subjects and continents.

Novelist Philip Pullman explores the work of William Blake, a radical visionary who combined artistic sensibility with a vigorous sense of politics, justice and connection with the natural world.

Vandana Shiva writes movingly on the plight of Indian farmers struggling in the face of powerful industrial and economic forces, and Michael McCarthy argues that we must rediscover joy in Nature if we are to reverse the damage we are doing to our environment.

Elsewhere, Heathcote Williams's account of the extraordinary life of the Muslim hero for nonviolence and reconciliation, Badshah Khan, is a welcome counter to religious stereotyping. Satish Kumar interviews Keibo Oiwa, an academic and activist, who champions the Slow is Beautiful movement in Japan.

In our arts coverage, artist Richard Long talks of his inspiration in Nature; Ian Skelly finds health and harmony in the music of JS Bach; and Peter Abbs reminds us of the poetic vision of Walt Whitman.

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Feature articles

No Room in the Market

No Room in the Market

Aditya Chakrabortty reports on the housing crisis in Britain and talks to activists campaigning for justice. Along the way he exposes what happens when people have nowhere to go.
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Framing the Climate Talks

Framing the Climate Talks

Laurence and Alison Matthews explain how the framework for the Paris Climate Change talks are set to skew the debate and distract us from the real agenda which should be to find a global solution to a global emergency.
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Choosing Love

Choosing Love

In a moving account of her own journey from almost unthinkable loss to forgiveness, Scarlett Lewis tells of coming to terms with her son's death in a mass shooting.
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Better Baking is on the Rise

Better Baking is on the Rise

Julia Ponsonby celebrates the revival of an ancient craft and shares the joy of baking bread. There's information on the Real Bread campaign, how to find a local artisan bakery and a tasty recipe for Dappled Raisin Bread.
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A Temple for the Self

A Temple for the Self

Simon Olding talks to Sandy Brown about her visionary project to build a secular ceramic temple as a space for contemplation and deep connection. He discovers "a building that is exacting and regulated, eccentric and abandoned, all at once."
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Reviews

The Price of Everything

The Price of Everything

Jonathon Porritt reviews Natural Capital: Valuing the Planet by Dieter Helm and What Nature Does for Britain by Tony Juniper and finds two very different approaches to broadly the same theme.
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No Room in the Market: Photo © sweetswayresists.wordpress.com; Framing the Climate Talks: Global Warming by street artist Banksy; Choosing Love: Scarlett Lewis; Better Baking is on the Rise: Carrot dappled raisin bread by Julia Ponsonby; The Price of Everything: Illustration by Peter Thomas