Grassroots Victories, Lobbyist Gridlock

This article originally appeared in Z Magazine, February 1995. On an unusually balmy November morning, eco-activists in the northeast awoke to some long-awaited but entirely unexpected news. In the immediate aftermath of the 1994 elections, any good news would be unexpected, but this one would be an occasion for celebration in any season. The new …

By Brian Tokar | February 1st, 1995 | Article Archive | 0 Comments |

The Clinton Forest Plan

This article orignially appeared in Z Magazine, April 1994. After nearly a year of back room deals, political arm-twisting and viciously polarized debate, the Clinton administration has released the final details of its long-awaited plan for the ancient forests of the Pacific Northwest. In early April, a federal judge is expected to decide whether the …

By Brian Tokar | April 1st, 1994 | Article Archive | 0 Comments |

The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism or the End of the World? Reviewed by Brian Tokar

This book review was published in Tikkun Magazine, Jan.-Feb. 2003. This past August, civil society representatives, public officials and heads of state from around the world converged on Johannesburg for the tenth anniversary of the landmark 1992 United Nations “Earth Summit” in Rio de Janeiro. While the U.S. media focused largely on symbolic issues such …

By Brian Tokar | January 1st, 1993 | Article Archive | 0 Comments |