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Less is More

Less is More

Jason Hickel

The world has finally awoken to the reality of climate breakdown and ecological collapse. We need to change how we see the world and our place within it, shifting from a philosophy of domination and extraction to one that's...

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What Happens Next?

What Happens Next?

Emma Dawson, Janet McCalman

With contributions from some of Australia's most respected academics and leading thinkers, What Happens Next? sets out a progressive, reforming agenda to tackle the twin crises of climate change and inequality. It provides a...

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Economic Dignity

Economic Dignity

Gene Sperling

A profound exploration of the role of dignity in economic development from the Director of the National Economic Council under Clinton and Obama.   

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Doughnut Economics

Doughnut Economics

Kate Raworth

Economics is broken, and the planet is paying the price.   

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How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy

How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy

Jenny Odell

A galvanizing critique of the forces vying for our attention-and our personal information-that redefines what we think of as productivity, reconnects us with the environment, and reveals all that we've been too distracted to see...

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Glimpses of Utopia

Glimpses of Utopia

Jess Scully

A fascinating deep dive into the ideas, communities and leaders who are working to solve the world's biggest problems. Optimism isn't naive!

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 Read reviewHow to Talk About Climate Change in a Way That Makes a Difference

How to Talk About Climate Change in a Way That Makes a Difference

Rebecca Huntley

A self-help book for the climate era, for readers of Ross Garnaut, Tim Flannery, Hugh Mackay

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Living on Stolen Land

Living on Stolen Land

Ambelin Kwaymullina

Living on Stolen Land is a prose-styled look at our colonial-settler ‘present'. This book is the first of its kind to address and educate a broad audience about the colonial contextual history of Australia, in a highly...

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 Special priceCapital and Ideology

Capital and Ideology

Thomas Piketty, Arthur Goldhammer

Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century showed that capitalism, left to itself, generates deepening inequality. In this audacious follow-up, he challenges us to revolutionize how we think about ideology and history,...

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What We Need to Do Now

What We Need to Do Now

Chris Goodall

What We Need To Do Now sets out a comprehensive programme of action to counter the threats to our environment. It is a manifesto for groups around the world that are seeking urgent action on climate breakdown and other...

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Solved!

Solved!

Andrew Wear

Sometimes the solutions are closer than you think. Denmark is set to achieve 100 per cent renewable energy by 2030. Iceland has topped the gender equality rankings for a decade and counting. South Korea's average life expectancy...

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Braiding Sweetgrass

Braiding Sweetgrass

Robin Wall Kimmerer

An inspired weaving of indigenous knowledge, plant science, and personal narrative from a distinguished professor of science and a Native American whose previous book, Gathering Moss, was awarded the John Burroughs Medal for...

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How to Argue With a Racist

How to Argue With a Racist

Adam Rutherford

An illuminating manifesto for a twenty-first century understanding of human evolution and variation - and a weapon against scientific racism - by the author of A Brief history of Everyone Who Ever Lived

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Reimagining Capitalism

Reimagining Capitalism

Rebecca Henderson

Free market capitalism is one of humanity's greatest inventions, and the greatest source of prosperity the world has ever seen. But it's also on the verge of destroying the planet and destabilizing society in its single-minded...

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Fire Country: How Indigenous Fire Management Could Help Save Australia

Fire Country: How Indigenous Fire Management Could Help Save Australia

Victor Steffensen

Fire Country is a cry from the heart asking for change in how Australia cares for country.

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Who Cares Wins

Who Cares Wins

Lily Cole

A radical guide to thinking differently about the world and initiating change.

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How to Be an Antiracist

How to Be an Antiracist

Ibram X. Kendi

A radical new way to think about racism and an inspiring treatise for what to do about it from the Winner of the National Book Award 2016 and founding Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center.

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The Future We Choose

The Future We Choose

Christiana Figueres, Tom Rivett-Carnac

The defining book on the climate crisis that shows us how we can and will survive.

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Our Final Warning

Our Final Warning

Mark Lynas

This book must not be ignored. It really is our final warning. Mark Lynas delivers a vital account of the future of our earth, and our civilisation, if current rates of global...

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Me and White Supremacy

Me and White Supremacy

Layla F Saad

Essential for all people who hold white privilege. This book will open your eyes and change your life.     

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 Read reviewFinding the Heart of the Nation

Finding the Heart of the Nation

Thomas Mayor

An important and unique book that takes us into the lives of Indigenous people today, and offers constructive ideas about how we can live together, moving beyond the injustices of the past.

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Sunlight and Seaweed

Sunlight and Seaweed

Tim Flannery

Internationally renowned climate change expert Professor Tim Flannery presents a detailed and fascinating vision of the technologies that will prove invaluable in ensuring a sustainable future for our planet.

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Superpower: Australia's Low-Carbon Opportunity

Superpower: Australia’s Low-Carbon Opportunity

Ross Garnaut

We have unparalleled renewable energy resources. We also have the necessary scientific skills. Australia could be the natural home for an increasing proportion of global industry. But how do we make it happen?  

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Humankind: A Hopeful History

Humankind: A Hopeful History

Rutger Bregman

The major new book from Dutch historian Rutger Bregman, international bestselling author of Utopia for Realists and one of the greatest young thinkers of our time

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The Precipice

The Precipice

Toby Ord

The Precipice is a call for a new understanding of our age: a major reorientation in the way we see the world, our history, and the role we play in it.

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 Read reviewUtopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There

Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There

Rutger Bregman

We live in a time of unprecedented upheaval, with questions about the future, society, work, happiness, family and money, and yet no political party of the right or left is providing us with answers. Rutger Bregman, a bestselling...

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2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration

2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration

Damon Gameau

Based on Damon Gameau's 2019 documentary, 2040, 2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration is a practical manual that provides you and your family with the tools and inspiration to live a more sustainable life - NOW.

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