Saying the R-word out loud
In Any Way You Slice It, Stan Cox - the author of Losing Our Cool, the controversial and widely acclaimed examination of air-conditioning’s many impacts - turns his attention to the politically explosive topic of how we share our planet’s resources.
From The New Press
— Naomi Klein
a "lucid and lively book"
— Mother Jones
The Any Way You Slice It
audiobook is out.
Read by LJ Ganser
“Today, rationing is
about as acceptable a topic of conversation
as hemorrhoids. But that doesn’t mean it
isn’t happening. From death panels to water
Way You Slice It explains with wit
and sophistication how rationing happens.
More important, Cox gives us the tools to
talk about rationing sensibly. And if we
heed him, those conversations will not only
be better informed, but might even lead to a
— Raj Patel,
author of The
Value of Nothing
— California Bookwatch
Cox's presentation to the Prairie Festival, The Land Institute, Sept. 28, 2013
Cox at the Mother Earth News blog
at Mother Earth News, Al Jazeera, CounterPunch, AlterNet, and elsewhere
“Time is running out for incremental, piecemeal solutions to looming global threats. In Any Way You Slice It, Stan Cox offers a way out through a kind of ethical and rational triage. He maps out a plan to ration the Earth’s shrinking resources in a way that is socially just and ecologically sane. This brave book is not for the timid or those frozen by political taboos, but it is a must-read for those who want to forge real change before the ecological doomsday clock strikes midnight.”
— Jeffrey St. Clair, editor of CounterPunch and author of Born Under a Bad Sky
“A cool and cogent analysis of a taboo
subject . . . a brilliant opening of a
global dialogue on who gets what, when, why,