Social Ecologist Profile: Mark Restall of London, England

Please introduce yourself (What kind of work you do, Where you live, etc.) Somehow – I blame the inescapable tyranny of linear time – I appear to have reached the age of 38. For the last 10 or so years I’ve lived in London. For the moment I can’t imagine living anywhere else (though I …

By ISE | February 16th, 2011 | Current Movements, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Audio: Grosscup Discusses Social Ecology, GMOs in Interview

Listen to an interview with ISE Board member, Ben Grosscup, in which he discusses social ecology, the movement against genetic engineering in food, possibilities for democracy within municipal political institutions, and the limitations of conventional liberal politics in struggles for freedom. From “The Bread and Roses Show” on WXOJ-LPFM, a low power FM community radio station, in Northampton, MA. …

By ISE | February 15th, 2011 | Multimedia, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

ISE Intensive August 9-17, 2011

August 9th – 17th in The Hudson Valley of New York The Institute for Social Ecology presents an 8-day intensive introduction to the philosophy and politics of Social Ecology. This 8-day intensive will offer students an introduction to the dialectical philosophy and politics of Social Ecology. Using the lens of Social Ecology, students will also …

By ISE | February 12th, 2011 | Recent News, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Neoliberalism and the Politics of Social Ecology

[This article was submitted by Matt H., an alum of the ISE summer program and a graduate of the MA in Social Ecology program at Prescott College. Comments and discussion are welcomed and encouraged!] Neoliberalism and the Politics of Social Ecology by Matt H. The current expression of communalist politics is incapable of resisting and providing …

By ISE | February 10th, 2011 | Social Ecology Blog | 46 Comments |

Social Ecologist Profile: Samantha Gorelick of New York City, USA

Please introduce yourself (What kind of work you do, Where you live,  etc.) My name is Samantha Gorelick and I live and work in New York City. Aside from my day job, these days I’m learning about radical healthcare and how we can empower ourselves by putting our own health into our own hands – …

By ISE | February 9th, 2011 | Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

“If A Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front” wins Sundance Award

Winner of the US Documentary Editing Award at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front is reportedly slated for broadcast later this year on PBS’ POV series. The Hollywood Reporter gave it a positive review. Thanks to Rising Tide North America for the sharing this information. Film …

By ISE | February 8th, 2011 | Social Ecology Blog | 1 Comments |

Egypt: Analyses and Information

Have a suggestion for something that should be shared with readers of this blog? Contact us: admin @ social-ecology (dot) org VIDEO: “Meet Asmaa Mahfouz and the vlog that Helped Spark the Revolution“ “Interview with an anarcho-communist activist in Tahrir Square in Cairo” from anarkismo.net Statement of the Revolutionary Socialists, Egypt “The Egyptian Revolution: First Impressions …

By ISE | February 6th, 2011 | Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Egypt: Tariq Ramadan & Slavoj Zizek

Events in Egypt (and the surrounding region) continue to unfold quickly with wide-ranging implications. We link to the Thursday edition of the Al-Jazeera network’s Riz Khan which featured a discussion  with Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan and Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek about the power of popular dissent, the limits of peaceful protest and the future of Egyptian politics.

By ISE | February 5th, 2011 | Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |