New on Utne Reader: September 2019
By The Editors
The Emergence of Neuroarchitecture, from Imagination Transforms Everything: Rewrite Your Life’s Story with Intentional Imagining by Andrea Kasprzak
Christianity and the Cult of Trump, from Burying White Privilege: Resurrecting a Badass Christianity by Miguel A. De La Torre
Expanded States of Consciousness for Healing and Growth, from Consciousness Medicine by Francoise Bourzat with Kristina Hunter
Water Bugs: A Story of Absolution, from Pandora’s Garden: Kudzu, Cockroaches, and Other Misfits of Ecology by Clinton Crockett Peters
Protecting the Champagnes of American Weed, from Craft Weed: Family Farming and the Future of the Marijuana Industry by Ryan Stoa
Facial Recognition Meets the Food Chain, from Food Routes: Growing Bananas in Iceland and Other Tales from the Logistics of Eating by Robyn Metcalfe
The Reparations of History
What the modern world owes slavery.
How to Turn Neighborhoods Into Hubs of Resilience
Three places showing how to make the transition from domination and resource extraction to regeneration and interdependence.
The End of Growth
Richard Heinberg lays out what policy makers, communities, and families can do to build a new economy that operates within Earth’s budget of energy and resources.