Raise the Stakes #28: Reinhabitation or Global Monoculture?

Reinhabitation or Global Monoculture?
Postcards from the Underside of the Nagano Olympics

A Global View from a Desert Mountain, Heather Abel

Circles of Correspondence (Regional Reports)

  • Barbara Harmony—Living With Integrity in the Ozarks
  • David LaChapelle—Along the Po


  • Bioregionalism Versus Fascism: A Conversation About Place, Ethnicity, Globalization and the Waning of the Nation-State, Peter Berg & Martin A. Lee
  • Bringing Back Mangroves, David Suzuki & Keibo Oiwa
  • Postcards From the Olympics’ Underside, Peter Berg
  • Guard Fox Watch Committee Statement of Concern Regarding the Ecological Impact of the Nagano Winter Olympics
  • Localizers: The Community Currency Alternative, Miyoko Sakashita
  • Overall Bioregional Hypothesis, Robert Thayer, Jr.


  • Frank Traina, Meeting of the Bioregional Association of the Northern Americas, August 28-30
  • Beatrice Briggs & Fabio Manzini, 2nd Bioregional Council of the Americas, November 21-28, 1998
  • Heritage Farm, Seed Savers Exchange
  • White Ship of Peace Project
  • Planet Drum, Discovering Your Life-Place: A First Bioregional Workbook now available
  • Planet Drum, Celebrating Our 25th Year!

Reviews: Riffs, Reads & Reels
Reviewed by Michael Phillips

  • The Japan We Never Knew: A Journey of Discovery, by David Suzuki & Keibo Oiwa

Reviewed by Jean Lindgren

  • Next of Kin: What Chimpanzees Have Taught Me About Who We Are, by Roger Fouts & Stephen Turkel Mills

Reviewed by Sabrina Merlo

  • The Lure of the Local: Senses of Place in a Multicentered Society, by Lucy R. Lippard

Reviewed by Peter Berg

  • The Saltmen of Tibet, written and directed by Ulrike Koch (film)
  • Somersault in a Coffin, written and directed by Dervis Zaim (film)

Reviewed by Seth Zuckerman

  • Thinking Like a Watershed, by Johan Carlisle, the Video Project (film)

Green City Report by Gia Nicole Grant
Green City/urban sustainability activities in the SF Bay Area.

Planet Drum Pulse by Page Hersey
Stake Raisers and Planet Drum adventures in and out of the office.

Planet Drum Publications
Activities, how to get involved, items for sale and masthead.

BANA (Bioregional Association of the Northern Americas) Update by Judy Goldhaft


  • Rigo, One Tree mural (front page)
  • Judy Goldhaft, photo of Peter Berg & Martin A. Lee (Bioregionalism Versus Fascism)
  • Planting Mangroves in Vietnam (2 photos) (Bringing Back Mangroves)
  • Ski development on mountain in Himegawa Watershed (Guard Fox Watch Statement)
  • Nobody Wins When Nature Loses (Guard Fox Watch Statement)
  • Berkeley Bread and Berkshire Farm Reserve Note (Localizers: The Community Currency Alternative)
  • Location maps: Ozarks & Po Valley, OACC logo, Giuseppe Moretti photo (Circles of Correspondence)
  • San Francisco International Film Festival (The Saltmen of Tibet and Somersault in a Coffin-reviews)
  • Seed Savers Exchange (logo)
  • Shafi Hakim, Staff Photo (Masthead)

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