July/August 2000Only Connect - Soil, Soul, Society
Welcome • Satish Kumar
BRITISH ASPIRATIONS • Nick Robins & Andrew Simms
British people aspire to a socially, spiritually and environmentally cohesive future.
GREEN SCENE • David Nicholson-Lord
Taking the pulse of the green movement.
A QUARTER CENTURY • Herbert Girardet
We need to build on the many new ideas that grew out of the green movement in the last twenty-five years
THE GHOST IN THE MIRROR • Andrew Marr
Like socialism before it, environmentalism is shaping the political agenda of the future.
A DISCREET VEIL • Jonathon Porritt
New Labour modernizers are ignoring the urgency of the required environmental transformation.
THE EARTH ERA • Michael Shaw Bond
From Gaia to green politics, the ideas of the past quarter-century have changed our relationship with nature and with each other.
FROM CONTROL TO PARTICIPATION • Brian Goodwin
Quantum, chaos, complexity and creativity have taken science to new frontiers.
SACRED COSMOS • Charlene Spretnak
The ecological, the feminist and the spiritual make a common cause.
GOLD IN THE SHADOW • Paul Hawken
It costs more to destroy the Earth and less to maintain it.
INVISIBLE GOVERNMENT • Jerry Mander & Debi Barker
Economic globalization has been a disastrous development for the people and the planet.
A CLIMATE OF DEBT • Andrew Simms
Our climate is owned by no one and shared by everyone. Rich countries have a case to answer.
LET NATURE BREATHE • Kenny Taylor
Restoration of wildlife is possible and feasible in Britain.
DOWNSHIFTING • Judy Jones
In the quest for quality of life some people are seeking voluntary simplicity.
HOW IT WAS FOR ME • Caroline Lucas MEP
A personal story of peace, politics and protest.
A HURRIED HISTORY OF TIME • Jay Walljasper
What happened to all the leisure promised by time-saving devices?
A SAGE OF THE WILD • Mark Tredinnick
Peter Matthiessen has rekindled a longing for the wild.
ENGAGEMENT WITH NATURE • Oliver Lowenstein
Land Art is a passionate rebellion from the gallery-centred art-for-art's-sake convention.
A SPIRITUAL ADVENTURE • Barbara Bibb
For Alex Stewart painting is a journey.
LONG LIVE THE WILDWOOD • Andrew Waterhouse
There is a new longing to create forests.
NATURAL FARMING • Simon Pigott
Nature has provided the seed with a perfect environment.
GROWING COMMUNITIES • Adam Rock
Vegetable boxes are delivered by bike and without glossy packaging.
SOMETHING WORTH DIGGING FOR • Marian Van Eyk McCain
The Wholesome Food Association is a new group promoting naturally grown and locally sold food.
Poetry • Brian Lee
Good News For Gaia • Sophie Poklewski Koziell
Business Diary • David Boyle
Recipes • Dana Spowers
VISIONARY VOICES • Walter Schwartz
Review of Books which have shaped the new world-view in the past twenty-five years.
POLITICAL PANORAMA • Daniel Mittler
Review of Planet Dialectics
STRATEGIES FOR SURVIVAL • Frances Hutchinson
Review of The Lugano Report
GOD OF THE MARKET • Ivor Stolliday
Review of Market Whys and Human Wherefores
RUMINATIONS ON REALITY • Maurice Ash
Review of Western Paths, Eastern Paths
FATE OF THE FARMERS • Tom Kennedy
Review of The Living Land
GLORIOUS GARDENS • Brigitte Norland
Review of The Pursuit of Paradise and Christopher Brickell's Garden Plants
DIVINE PRESENCE • Peter Quince
Review of The Sacred Earth
A CURSE ON OUR TIME • Chris Roth
Review of Believing Cassandra
LET THE BUFFALO ROAM • Claus Biegert
Review of All Our Relations
MUCH ADO ABOUT MODERNISM • John Lane
Review of Modern Times Modern Places
A REMARKABLE MAN • Kevin Jackson
Review of John Ruskin, The Later Years