Dan Chodorkoff appeals to architects in Denmark (Video)

In September Dan Chodorkoff keynoted a conference on Education for Sustainability at the Aarhus School of Architecture in Aarhus, Denmark.  He was the only non-architect on the program. Here is a recording of his presentation, Sustainability, Education, and Utopia, accompanied, in part, by a slide show. Dan begins speaking around 8:20, and the slides begin …

By Dan Chodorkoff | October 31st, 2014 | Climate Justice, Current Movements, Economics & Capitalism, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Beverly Naidus’ installations in Plymouth, NH

Long time ISE faculty member Beverly Naidus reports that she has two art installations showing through October at Plymouth State College in New Hampshire. One interactive installation is about extinction, “Curtain Call: Portable Altars for Grief and Gratitude” and the other is about the perils and rewards of activism, “AND NOW Behind Curtain #2.” Beverly’s …

By Admin | October 18th, 2014 | Climate Justice, Current Movements, Green & Food Politics, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Scarcity, post-scarcity and community after the Italian earthquake

Our good friend and past ISE intensive participant Federico Venturini writes from the University of Leeds in England, where he’s finishing his dissertation on revolutionary social movements in Rio de Janeiro.  You can follow Fede’s blog at http://rioprarua.noblogs.org; which also features some photos from the recent Ecological Challenges conference in Oslo: I am very pleased to …

New Murray Bookchin collection in French

From our colleague Vincent Gerber in Geneva: October 16th will be the publication date for our book “Murray Bookchin, une écologie sociale et radicale,” in the series titled Precursors of Degrowth, produced by Serge Latouche. For more information, see my posting here. This project comes up after the publication of my earlier book on Bookchin …

Call to support Kurds under attack in Syria

Urgent Call International People’s coalition against ISIS – for Kobanê – and for humanity! On the 15 September 2014 the ISIS launched a major multi-front military campaign against the Kurdish region of Kobanê (Arabic: Ayn Al-Arab) in Rojava/Northern Syria. This is the third ISIS onslaught on Kobanê since March 2014. As the ISIS was unsuccessful …

Brian Tokar: Defying Apocalypse

This commentary appears on the occasion of the forthcoming “Apocalypse Now?” issue of the Occupied Times of London, as well as the People’s Climate March in New York City and events before and after, and also the publication of the newly revised and expanded edition of my book, Toward Climate Justice.  It also appears on …

More links on Kurdish communalism

I originally added a series of updated links as a comment to our earlier post on this topic, but there are now enough of them to easily justify a new post:  •  Surprising coverage of this story on (commercial) British TV this week: www.channel4.com/news/pkk-kurdistan-workers-party-islamic-state-kurdish-spring! •  Also a current on-the-scene report: rojavareport.wordpress.com/2014/09/01/village-communes-emerging-in-colemerg. •  An earlier account, …

The organic imperative held hostage

This commentary by ISE faculty and board member Grace Gershuny originally appeared on her author’s blog for Chelsea Green Publishers: “We no longer have the luxury of prevention. Now we are in the dire situation of needing a cure, a reversal. We know that correcting agriculture is an answer to climate chaos, and that it …

By Grace Gershuny | August 29th, 2014 | Current Movements, Green & Food Politics, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Left Green Perspectives [Complete back issue list]

[Note: Left Green Perspectives was published regularly between 1986 and early 1999, with an additional issue in January 2000. The prices listed with each issue represent the cover price at the time of publication; print editions are no longer available.] Issue #1 (January 1986) $.50: “The Greening of Politics: Toward a New Kind of Political …

Green Perspectives: Missing Issues

Thanks to Vincent Gerber in Geneva, we now have copies of several of the issues of Green Perspectives and Left Green Perspectives that were previously missing from this site as well as from other online sources. Click on Read More for live download links to issues # 9, 11, 12, 13, and 39, as well as links to issues available at academia.edu and other websites.