The Story of Stuff book review A\J
Annie Leonard explains how overconsumption impacts the planet, our communities and our health, and what we can do to make it better.
Beyond the Bubble book review A\J
James Laxer critiques neo-liberal economics and proposes a more sustainable and equitable model for Canada.
Building Social Business book review A\J
Muhammad Yunus argues that capitalism can and should provide for the needs of society's poorest people.
The Ecological Revolution book review A\J
John Bellamy Foster advocates eco-socialism for a sustainable future.
The Raw Milk Revolution book review A\J
A journalist examines the war over unpasteurized milk and uncovers the economics and ideologies that fuel it.
Genius of Common Sense book review A\J
Activists Jane Jacobs and Frances Moore Lappé challenge conventional wisdom and inspire hope for practical social change.
The War in the Country book review A\J
Thomas Pawlick gives voice to urban damage to rural communities in Ontario.
Obsessive Consumption book review A\J
Graphic designer Kate Bingaman-Burt draws everything she buys.
Resilient Cities book review A\J
Three sustainability researchers explore the future possibility of thriving urban areas.
Why We Disagree About Climate Change book review A\J
Mike Hulme and Al Gore each examine why we have so many solutions to climate change, and yet have failed to implement them.

There are a lot of books and movies out there. Let us point you to the cream of the crop. We also review current art exhibits!


To submit a review, please read our Contributor Guidelines.

  • Happy new year from Alternatives! Didn't get a chance to make a one-time gift in 2018 to support our mission of amp… 2 weeks 6 hours ago
  • Today is the last day in 2018 you can make a contribution to A\J, supporting the environmental movement in Canada A… 2 weeks 2 days ago
  • Don't forget that year-end contributions to Alternatives will help us continue to be an independently publishing vo… 2 weeks 3 days ago