Mark Newton

The New Scramble for Africa

The New Scramble for Africa

Mark Newton
| 9th May 2012
From slave labour to armed conflict, our thirst for natural resources has created serious problems for Africa. Pádraig Carmody’s latest book attempts to unravel the moral morass, says Mark Newton

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The Peregrine

The Peregrine

Mark Newton
| 26th April 2012
A masterpiece of nature writing, J.A. Baker’s ‘The Peregrine’ is well worth revisiting, says Mark Newton, not just for the prose but also to help us re-engage with the natural world

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Counterpower: Making Change Happen

Counterpower: Making Change Happen

Mark Newton
| 17th November 2011
Can political movements past provide lessons for future protest? According to Tim Gee’s Counterpower they most definitely can - and the result, says Mark Newton, is truly inspiring

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Ecological Ethics

Ecological Ethics

Mark Newton
| 11th November 2011
Patrick Curry’s Ecological Ethics is a comprehensive and engaging assessment of modern environmental philosophy, says Mark Newton

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Dark Mountain Issue 2

Dark Mountain Issue 2

Mark Newton
| 25th August 2011
The dystopian take on the environmental movement provided by Dark Mountain’s second anthology, is a wonderful, if disturbing, read says Mark Newton

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