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The Resource Threshold : the progressive plan to pull America back from the brink, Thom Hartmann

Threshold : the progressive plan to pull America back from the brink, Thom Hartmann

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Threshold : the progressive plan to pull America back from the brink
Title
Threshold
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the progressive plan to pull America back from the brink
Statement of responsibility
Thom Hartmann
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IEB
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1951-
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Hartmann, Thom
Dewey number
909
Index
index present
Literary form
unknown
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bibliography
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1951-
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Hartmann, Thom
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  • Civilization, Western
  • Social change
  • Environmental degradation
  • Financial crises
  • Overpopulation
  • Fallacies (Logic)
  • Common fallacies
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Threshold : the progressive plan to pull America back from the brink, Thom Hartmann
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-262) and index
Contents
An urgent look at our world's looming crises and what we must do to avert them In Threshold, writer and Air America host Thom Hartmann looks at the deteriorating state of our planet, where the dynamics of environmental, economic, and population change are boiling over the limits within which society can function -- In clear and impassioned prose, Hartmann busts the myths and ideologies of religious fundamentalism, capitalism run amok, male domination, and militarism that are draining our world of its natural and human resources and engendering the suffering of millions for the benefit of the few -- No mere jeremiad, Threshold examines cultures that have thrived, from the mother city of Caral, Peru, to modern Denmark, and targets five areas of policyanational, religious, economic, corporate, and environmentalafor specific and immediate reform -- Radical in its scope and boldness but simple in its commonsense logic, Threshold illustrates the mistakes we have madeaas a culture, as a country, and as individualsaand provides the inspiration and motivation readers are looking for to build a better, more sustainable world for all -- Part prophecy, part call to arms, part policy prescription, Threshold is, for readers of Jared Diamond, Thomas Friedman, and Paul Hawken, the wake-up call our society so badly needs
Control code
ocn645664956
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xviii, 268 p.
Isbn
9780452296305
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1361985
  • (OCoLC)645664956
Label
Threshold : the progressive plan to pull America back from the brink, Thom Hartmann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-262) and index
Contents
An urgent look at our world's looming crises and what we must do to avert them In Threshold, writer and Air America host Thom Hartmann looks at the deteriorating state of our planet, where the dynamics of environmental, economic, and population change are boiling over the limits within which society can function -- In clear and impassioned prose, Hartmann busts the myths and ideologies of religious fundamentalism, capitalism run amok, male domination, and militarism that are draining our world of its natural and human resources and engendering the suffering of millions for the benefit of the few -- No mere jeremiad, Threshold examines cultures that have thrived, from the mother city of Caral, Peru, to modern Denmark, and targets five areas of policyanational, religious, economic, corporate, and environmentalafor specific and immediate reform -- Radical in its scope and boldness but simple in its commonsense logic, Threshold illustrates the mistakes we have madeaas a culture, as a country, and as individualsaand provides the inspiration and motivation readers are looking for to build a better, more sustainable world for all -- Part prophecy, part call to arms, part policy prescription, Threshold is, for readers of Jared Diamond, Thomas Friedman, and Paul Hawken, the wake-up call our society so badly needs
Control code
ocn645664956
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xviii, 268 p.
Isbn
9780452296305
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1361985
  • (OCoLC)645664956

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