Living Democracy

"the most important problem in the world today is not global climate chaos or violence, it is people's feeling of powerlessness…"


 

Lappe believes that "the most important problem in the world today is not global climate chaos or violence, it is people's feeling of powerlessness…" WATCH

 

Her book Democracy's Edge has been widely praised. Historian Howard Zinn called the book "poetic and passionate," adding: "A small number of people in every generation are forerunners, in thought, action, spirit, who swerve past the barriers of greed and power to hold a torch high for the rest of us. Lappé is one of those."

Jane Goodall said of Lappe's book, Hope's Edge, "Absolutely one of the most important books as we enter the 21st century.”

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