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  • Published: 29 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9780452296305
  • Imprint: Plume
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $26.99
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Threshold

The Progressive Plan to Pull America Back from the Brink



From America's #1 progressive radio host, the idealogical heir to his influential The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight

More than three million listeners tune in every weekday to hear what Thom Hartmann has to say about the state of our world. Now, as the first decade of the twenty-first century closes amid economic collapse and the seeming ruin of the American Dream, America's #1 rated progressive radio host sounds an urgent call to arms for building a better, more sustainable world-while there's still time. Offering not just an indictment of the failures that have courted economic, demographic, and environmental ruin, Hartmann also outlines five critical personal and policy solutions to bring us back from the brink. Threshold-like Jared Diamond's Collapse-is radical but rooted in common sense, illuminating the necessary next steps in the evolution of mainstream thinking.

  • Published: 29 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9780452296305
  • Imprint: Plume
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $26.99
Categories:

About the author

Thom Hartmann

Thom Hartmann is an award-winning author on ecology, spirituality and personal and global transformation. He is also a futurist, a psychotherapist and a gifted speaker. Each year he tours the world conducting an intensive book signing, lecture and workshop tour that covers the US, Europe, Asia the Middle East and Australia..

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Praise for Threshold

"If you're looking for a book that offers BIG answers to the BIG questions and that lays it all out in concise, clear, common-sense English you have it in your hands! Hartmann both lays it out and lifts us up." -Jim Hightower, Nationally syndicated columnist, radio commentator, best selling author and editor of the Hightower Lowdown. "America's most popular progressive talk show host brings his powerful political and historical insight to bear on the most important question of our time: To what may we humans aspire in this time of crisis and how can we achieve it?" -David Korten, board chair, YES! magazine, and author Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth and The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community "At last: a book that defines the problems of our current robber baron economy and presents solutions that integrate natural laws with the way we live, work, and shop. Thom Hartmann once again dazzles us with brilliant ideas and eloquent writing." -John Perkins, New York Times Bestselling Author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man and The Secret History of the American Empire

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