Editor's Book Nook

Books

Swimming Against the Tide: The Peace Pledge Union Story 1934-2009. (Peace Pledge Union, 2010).

Mountain Justice: Homegrown Resistance to Mountaintop Removal, For the Future of Us All. (AK, 2010).

Confronting the Bomb: A Short History of the Nuclear disarmament Movement. (Stanford, 2009).

Convenient Killing: Armed Drones and the ‘Playstation’ Mentality. (Free download at www.for.UK/act/campaign).

Three Canadian writers are among finalists for the Lionel Gelber Prize.

  1. Polar Imperative: A History of Arctic Sovereignty in North America by Shelagh D. Grant.
  2. Arrival City: The Final Migration and our Next World by Doug Saunders.
  3. Yalta: The Price of Peace by S. M. Plokhy.

Agenda for a New Economy: from Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth by David Korten (Berrett-Koehler Inc., 2009).

World on the Edge by Lester Brown.

Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations by David Montgomery.

God’s Tears: Reflections on the Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki (poetry) by David Kreiger, president of NAPF. (Coal Sack Pub – Tokyo, 2010)

The Bomb by Howard Zinn. (2010)

Sea Sick: The Global Ocean in Crisis by Alanna Mitchell. (Emblem McClelland & Stewart, 2009)

Security Without Deterrence by Commander Robert Green. (Astron Media and the Disarmament & Security Centre, 2010).

Documentaries

Gasland by Josh Fox

Inside Job by Charles Ferguson

Coal Country by Mari-Lynn Evans and Phylis Geller