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COLLAPSE: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed (NPG Bootnote)

Click here for a downloadable, printable PDF version by Jared Diamond New York: Viking, 2004. 575 pp. Dr. Diamond’s new study of “how societies choose to fail or succeed” has received considerable attention, and deservedly so. He describes eight threats to traditional societies and twelve among modern societies. He details the process by which various […]

Better Not Bigger (NPG Bootnote)

Click here for a downloadable, printable PDF version Better Not Biggerby Eben FodorNew Society Publishers, 1999 Reviewed by former NPG Executive Director Sharon McCloe Stein  American attitudes toward growth reflect a great deal of ambivalence.  Many see economic and population growth as good business, more consumers, more workers, more prosperity ÷ a rising tide that lifts […]

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