Relaunching Harbinger: A Journal of Social Ecology

The Institute for Social Ecology is excited to announce the relaunch of Harbinger: A Journal of Social Ecology. A harbinger is a messenger, or a sign indicating that a major event or change is coming. In recent years the Institute has been energized by a global resurgence of interest in social ecology, municipalism, democratic confederalism, …

By ISE | March 11th, 2019 | Featured, Harbinger Journal, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

ISE Annual Gathering: Aug. 23-25

Beyond the Local This August, the Institute for Social Ecology cordially invites you to attend our Annual Gathering for a weekend of engaging political discussion, great food, and a chance to socialize with social ecologists and fellow travelers in beautiful Marshfield, Vermont. As our ideas continue to spread and our movements grow, this year’s theme …

By ISE | March 6th, 2019 | Article Archive, Featured, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Social Ecology: Communalism against Climate Chaos

An article by ISE board member Brian Tokar, featured in the Winter 2018 issue of ROAR Magazine with an overall theme of System Change: “To address the full magnitude of the climate crisis and maintain a habitable planet for future generations we need to shatter the myths of capitalist growth once and for all.”

By Brian Tokar | January 2nd, 2018 | Article Archive, Brian Tokar, Featured, Social Ecology Blog | 1 Comments |

Reason, creativity and freedom: The communalist model

On the unique relevance of communalism in this historical moment. By Eleanor Finley, originally published by ROAR Magazine.

Accelerationism… and Degrowth? The Left’s Strange Bedfellows

ISE affiliate Aaron Vansintjan has written an engaging article that analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of two of the most widely discussed political tendencies on the left today, Accelerationism and Degrowth, exploring their political priorities, vision, and blind spots.

By ISE | September 28th, 2016 | Article Archive, Featured, Social Ecology Blog | 6 Comments |