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Tagore Festival
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What on Earth Wall Book
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Practical Action Climate Change campaign

Photo Exhibition
Adaptation Against the Odds

Centre for Alternative Technology
Introduction To Renewable Energy Systems 2010
1 December 2010

Schumacher College
Systems Thinking in a Complex World
4 January 2011

Yarner Trust
Growing and Using Willow

19 February 2011

Friends of Resurgence
November/December 2010

Apostles of Beauty

front coverIn our November/December issue of Resurgence, we present our Craft special which looks at the power of making and crafting. Feature articles include Grayson Perry on the role of the artisan, a focus on Charles Ashbee and his School of Craft, and the use of craft for more than just craft’s sake in our Craftivism photo feature.

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craftivismThe Power of Arts and Crafts

“The way to a fulfilled life is through the arts and crafts.” Satish Kumar celebrates the role artists and artisans who transform base materials into objects of beauty, utility and delight. Artists lead us out of consumerism and direct us towards an appreciation of beauty and sense of generosity in our lives.

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letter from JapanFrom Copenhagen to Cancún

The failure of the Copenhagen meeting of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change left millions depressed. Hylton Murray-Philipson reflects on this disappointment and explains why nothing will change until we convert the nature of business into the business of Nature.

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letter from JapanLearning from Tanzania

Less money and materialism, but more compassion, social integration and empathy. Thembi Mutch reports on why the global North has much to learn about resilience and diversity from the culture and value system in her native Tanzania.

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letter from JapanMole End

In Native American folklore, Mole brought great wisdom and this wisdom was passed on to create greater health and harmony between humans and the natural world. Miriam Darlington explains why the humble and much maligned mole should take its place as an emblem of our efforts to understand all of creation.

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Also free to read online from the Nov/Dec Issue

Exquisite Craft: The Story of 19th Century artisan Charles Ashbee. More

Recipes: A vegetarian Christmas with all the trimmings. More

Building A Better Society: A Handmade Life by William Coperthwaite. More

This month's web exclusives

The Story of Stuff: Annie Leonard on reducing all the 'stuff' in our world.
Faking It: Supermarkets obsession with perfectly formed vegetables
Micro-hydro in the Lakes: Green energy from a Cumbrian stream.
The Wheel of the Year: positive change through connection with the land.

Don't miss the following articles only in print

The Best Christmas Present in the World: Michael Morpurgo
The Blue Economy: Gunter Pauli
Planned Obsolescence: Sophie Poklewski Koziell
Craftivism: Photo feature special

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Tagore Festival
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