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Frances Moore Lappé

Frances Moore Lappé

Frances Moore Lappé is the author of nineteen books, beginning with the acclaimed "Diet for a Small Planet." Most recently she is the co-author, with Adam Eichen, of the new book, "Daring Democracy: Igniting Power, Meaning, and Connection for the America We Want." Among her numerous previous books are "EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think to Create the World We Want" (Nation Books) and "Democracy's Edge: Choosing to Save Our Country by Bringing Democracy to Life." She is co-founder of the Cambridge, Mass.-based Small Planet Institute.


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It's Not Too Late to Reverse Course on the Climate Crisis

We can act now with proven tools to cut greenhouse gas emissions and store vastly more carbon in plants and the earth.

Frances Moore Lappé ·


Democracy as Dignity

Dispersions of power, transparency, and mutual accountability.

Frances Moore Lappé ·


Climate Justice Arising—Hidden Hope in Dark Times

Despite lack of federal leadership and underappreciated by most of us, key states and cities are not only getting it, they’re getting going—plowing ahead with solutions to the climate crisis grounded in social equity.

Frances Moore Lappé ·


10 Tips on Disarming Despair

If we believe something is essential—as in fixing our broken democracy and confronting the climate crisis—we’ve shown over and over throughout our long history that we can indeed do whatever it takes.

Frances Moore Lappé ·



Most of Us Are Not Doing So Well: Numbers Crunching Working People

Our government’s and corporate media’s failure to capture the true extent of unemployment creates a distorted narrative about work that feeds bewilderment and self-recrimination.

Frances Moore Lappé ·


Climate Courage—Cities and States Matter, Too

Across America, local governments are leading the way with some of the most progressive transitions in the nation.

Frances Moore Lappé ·

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