The Money Delusion: In Search of True Wealth

Issue 248 • May/June 2008

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The Money Delusion

The true value of wealth.


Farming for a Future

Natural farming in South Africa.

Making Villages Work

Peace returns to parts of the Congo.

Lake Heroine Wins Award

Highlighting the dangers of nuclear pollution in Russia.

Natural Abundance

Harvesting the city orchards.


What is true peace?

Cultivating the seeds of compassion.


Shifting Values

Greens may have to compromise their beliefs.

The Other Carbon Economy

There is an alternative to be found in biodiversity.

Peace with the Planet

We must mobilise our civilisation, as if for war.

The Money Delusion

Enlightened Economics

Reconstructing a fair economy.

Good Eggs, Bad Eggs and Nest Eggs

Investors are under little pressure to consider the environment.

The Silent Culprit

Compound interest runs contrary to the laws of Nature.

The Naked Banker

Uncovering the mystery of money creation.


Our Great Work

Rethinking the fundamental system on which we build our world.

The Power of Hope

An interview with Charlie Murphy.

The Ashden Awards

Supporting community development with renewable energy.

Transforming Tourism &

Holidays need not cost the Earth.

Radical Rest

In addressing tiredness we address the problem of unsustainability.

Guerrilla Bagging

What can I do to help change the world?

Colours of Earth

Introducing the Appledore Visual Arts Festival.


Short Story - Assembly Line

When wanting more then enough means that there is never enough.

The Long View - Horace and Fishponds

The limits of Plutocracy.


Maria Montessori's vision lives on.

Letters to the Editors

Poetry - A Tribute to Anna Adams

Eco-poetry: earth must rebel or die.

Gardening - NATURE'S CURE

The rigours of life find their antidote in the greenhouse and garden.

The Arts

Loving Gaze

The mundane is sublime.


In My Own Words: Eco-terrorism

Review of Thrillcraft: the environmental consequences of Motorized Recreation, edited by George Wuerthner.

In My Own Words: Arrested Development

Review of Nature and the Human Soul: Cultivating Wholeness and Community in a Fragmented World.

In My Own Words: My World, My View

Review of My World, My View.

In My Own Words: Thickening Air

Review of In Her Element: Women and the Landscape, edited by Jane McNamee.

Vanishing World

Review of The Lost and Left Behind: Stories from the Age of Extinctions, Terry Glavin.

Food Choices

Review of In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto, Michael Pollan.

Guidance Towards Wisdom

Review of Spiritual Compass: The Three Qualities of Life, Satish Kumar.

Everything Flows

Review of Water: Life In Every Drop, Julian Caldecott.

The Way of Love

Review of The Underlying Religion: An Introduction to the Perennial Philosophy, edited by Martin Lings and Clinton Minnaar.

Slow Skills

Review of The Craftsman, Richard Sennett.

Thrilling Connections

Review of Back on the Fire: Essays, Gary Snyder.

Heightened Sensitivity

Review of The Science of Leonardo: Inside the Mind of the Great Genius of the Renaissance, Fritjof Capra.

Web Exclusives

Article - Colours of The Earth

The Paintings of Daniel Chatto.

Article - Seen Unseen

The importance of imagination and intuition.

Article - Towards A Happier Planet

Happiness that doesn’t cost the Earth.

Article - Celebrating Vegetarianism

An interview with Satish Kumar

Satish’s Blog - Art of Living

Satish’s Blog - Building Communities

Satish’s Blog - Healthy Living

Satish’s Blog - Vegetarianism: a nonviolent way of life

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