Daniele Rugo, Abi Weaver: About a War THE WAR IN LIBANON: About a War shows how understanding history can contribute to reconciliation and progress in a society where it is still taboo to talk about the past.
Mario Cruz: Living Amongst What Is Left Behind PHILIPPINES: A photo book shows us how the world looks to many. A garbage dump. A mockery of human dignity. A ruined ecosystem. Can the power of the photo assist us in the desire for change?
Kari Gåsvatn: guerrilla Hagen FOOD IN THE GARDEN: A new book claims that by cultivating the soil around you, on a slope, in a backyard or in a flower box, you become a more conscious consumer. These are the first steps towards a sustainable food future.
Mary Kaldor: Global Security Cultures Mary Kaldor's research shows that the security strategies of the authorities maintain and exacerbate the wars rather than halt them, and create good conditions for war profiteers.
Ingeborg Eliassen and Svein Egil Omdal: Borger Payroll. The idea that changes the game Would a monthly sum from the state to all the community's adults rekindle the sense of community between citizens?
Ilan Pappe: Ten myths about Israel With Ten Myths of Israel, author Ilan Pappe shows how easy "truth" can be constructed and sold to uncritical masses. What consequences does this have for the objective, fact-based truth? The book is appalling reading, and a "must" for anyone interested in Middle East, democracy, politics and history.
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