Issue 198 • January/February 2000
Welcome • Satish Kumar
A TALE ABOUT SOUP • Annie Dillard
He saw the soil, rivers and ocean in the soup.
Markets make a good servant, a bad master and a worse religion.
IN DISTRUST OF MOVEMENTS • Wendell Berry
The author refuses to join single issue movements.
MAORI RENAISSANCE • John Broomfield
In New Zealand, Maori people are regaining their long-lost rights.
Cities & Suburbs
BEST OF BOTH WORLDS • Nick Robins
Suburbs present an opportunity to mix the best of town and country.
SUSTAINABLE SETTLEMENTS • Colin Ward
The suburb is the characteristic settlement pattern of the twentieth century.
PHOTO ESSAY • Andrew Simms
LETTER FROM AMERICA • Jay Walljasper
PIONEER PROJECTS • David Boyle
Six suburbs point to sustainability.
STOPPING SPRAWL • Donella Meadows
We need better, not bigger, cities.
COMPOST OR COMPUTERS? • Peter Quince
Gardening should be as important in education as English, Maths and Science
THE PRESENCE OF SPIRITS • Thomas Moore
The art and spiritual practice of Joan Hanley are closely connected.
EARTH SONGS AND SOUNDS • William Thomas
Sika's didgeridoos and Caitlin's voice create a longing for the land.
MATTER OF LOVE • Irene Bow
The sculptures of Jilly Sutton.
SOUL AND NATURE • Meredith Sabini
C. G. Jung believed that nature nourishes the soul.
A TALE OF TWO APPLES • Sophie Poklewski Koziell
The choice is between artificial and organic.
RESTORING A FOREST • Paul Kendall
Trees for Life is regenerating the Caledonian Forest.
BOOK SENSE • Elaine Haney Sopchak
Independent bookstores for independent minds.
CAMPING ON A SUMMER'S DAY • Walter Schwartz & Dorothy Schwartz
Resurgence Readers' Summer Camp was charming and challenging.
Touchstone • Colin Hodgetts
Poetry • Jorge Luis Borges
Letter from Key West • Rosalind Brackenbury
Letters to the Editors
A Sense of Place • Stephanie Mills, Michael Viney & Sir Crispin Tickell
Recipes • Dana Spowers
FLOWER POWER • Gail Vines
Review of Britain's Rare Flowers
CONTEMPORARY CHOICES • Caspar Henderson
Review of Earth First!, The Biosphere and Noosphere Reader and Bioregionalism
CAPITALIST REVOLUTION • John Elkington
Review of Natural Capitalism and The Clock of the Long Now
CITY OF SHIVA • John Lane
Review of Benares Seen from Within
MAGIC OF CONTRADICTIONS • Lindsay Clarke
Review of The Circus at the End of the World
WISE STORIES • Robin Waterfield
Review of Voices from the Heart
AGE OF ADDICTION • John J. Stuhr
Review of Wild Hunger
FACING THE FUTURE • Jessie Marcham
Review of Earth at a Crossroads
FACING THE FUTURE • Ed Ayres
Review of God's Last Offer