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    Spring 2015 Utne Reader Table of Contents

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    By Staff

    Table of Contents: Spring 2015

    Slow Down to Tune In

     

    Society of Skimmers
    We can do a lot of things online, but remembering what we read isn’t one of them by Michael Agresta,  from The Texas Observer

    Raising Offline Kids in a Digital World
    One mother’s struggle to maintain a technological balance in her household by Dee Dee Risher, from Geez

    The Benefits of Being Home Grown
    Parenting off the beaten path and unschooling to keep kids connected with nature by Ben Hewitt, from Home Grown


    Who Are You?

    In Any Light, By Any Name
    As a father looks to the stars for meaning, his daughter just wants him to be her dad by Alia Volz, from Tin House

    Fade to White
    Asian Americans find themselves on the brink of losing their culture through assimilation by Eugene Yi, from KoreAm


    Rise of the Greenhorns

    The New Farmers
    Meet the youthful future of American agriculture by Lauren Markham, from Orion

    Beyond Organic
    A closer look at the revolutionary ideas that will shape the future of farming by Courtney White, from Grass, Soil, Hope


    Emerging Ideas

     

    A Prickly Proposition
    Can an overlooked succulent help salvage toxic soils? by Krista Langlois, from High Country News

    A Carbon-Free Commute in the Sky
    London’s big idea to make the city safer for cyclists by Lindsey Kennedy, Utne Reader

    New Bird Order
    Why a new generation is flocking to an old hobby by Julie Zarankin, fromMaisonneuve


    Gleanings 

     

    What Makes Buildings Beautiful
    What is at the heart of the affection for beautiful buildings and the disdain for ugly ones is a universal language by Alison Lurie, from The Language of Houses

    Urban Renewal
    An excerpt from the March issue of Utne Digital

    Hunger
    Finding solace in the simple things by Anwar F. Accawi, from The Sun


    Mindful Living

    Living Beauty
    Recognizing beauty as much more than “skin deep” or “in the eye of the beholder” by Sandra Lubarky, from Keeping the Wild: Against the Domestication of Earth

    The Portals to Conscious Elderhood
    Understanding life transitions and the importance of rites of passage by Ron Pevny, from Conscious Living, Conscious Aging


    Mixed Media

    Fully Destructible
    Exploring a personal relationship with nature through video games by nik harron, from Alternatives Journal


    Editor’s Note
    by Christian Williams

    Forward
    by Eric Utne

    Published on Mar 19, 2015

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