Those of us who love books want to be able to read without having to do too much thinking about what’s happening behind the scenes in the book world. Unfortunately, the publishing and bookselling landscape is surprisingly complex, and there’s plenty you should know if you wish to be an ethical reader, from how authors make money, to how libraries get exploited by publishers, to what advice on social media you should absolutely not follow.
More completely preventable gun violence has happened, and a lot of us are mad that our leaders sit by and do nothing. “Vote!” we’re told, but voting isn’t our only option. When our leaders fail us, there’s still a lot we can do as individuals on any issue, and that’s certainly true for gun violence. Here are some steps you can take that actually make a difference.
It’s new year’s resolution season for a lot of us, and whether you’re a resolution maker or not, you can use this time of reflection to make some different choices that are better for the planet and climate and for other people, and better for you, too. Because the most ethical choice and the best financial choice are most often one and the same.
So that it’s all together in one place, here is a full rundown of all of the events I’m doing to launch Wallet Activism. I’ll keep this page updated as we add new events and links. All of these events are free, though I hope you’ll consider buying […]
My new book and podcast, both called Wallet Activism, are here (or at least in pre-order form for the book). This post is all about why I undertook this new project, how you can read and listen, and what’s in it for you to pre-order the book.
I’m back on the blog after a long time away to write my next book, Wallet Activism, and to reflect on what’s actually worth saying after the last year. Though this wasn’t a break I intended, it taught me a lot about the value of stepping away for a while, something we can all relate to right now.