1905 and the Birth of Modernity: An excerpt from Savage Century: Back to Barbarism by Therese Delpech. A century on the edge, 1945-2045: The era of nuclear weapons and of global climate change poses dangers to human existence which must be addressed in coming decades. A review of As the World Burns: 50 Things You Can Do to Stay in Denial by Derrick Jensen and Stephanie McMillan. Blame it all on the '70s: An interview with Thomas Hine, author of The Great Funk: Falling Apart and Coming Together (on a Shag Rug) in the Seventies. The secret library of hope: Twelve authors on war and peace, dissent, the environment and the empowerment of the poor provide inspiration to transform the world in 2008.