Harbinger Vol. 3 No. 1 — The Communalist Project

Whether the twenty-first century will be the most radical of times or the most reactionary—or will simply lapse into a gray era of dismal mediocrity—will depend overwhelmingly upon the kind …

By Murray Bookchin | September 1st, 2002 | Article Archive, Harbinger, a social ecology journal (2001-2002) | 9 Comments |

Harbinger Vol. 3 No. 1– Reflections: An Overview of the Roots of Social Ecology

he extent to which radical versions of environmentalism underwent sweeping metamorphoses and evolved into revolutionary ideologies when the New Left came of age is difficult to convey to the present …

By Murray Bookchin | September 1st, 2002 | Article Archive, Harbinger, a social ecology journal (2001-2002) | 2 Comments |

Harbinger Vol. 2 No. 1 — Murray Bookchin interview

By David Vanek

Murray Bookchin, born in 1921, has been involved in leftist politics for seven decades and has written almost two dozen books on a great variety of subjects, encompassing ecology, nature philosophy, history, urban studies, and the Left, particularly Marxism and anarchism. In the 1950s, with his long 1952 essay “The Problem of Chemicals in Food,” he warned against the chemicalization of agriculture and the environment, and with this and other writings, he helped lay foundations of the modern radical ecology movement. He is the cofounder of the Institute for Social Ecology, where he lectures each summer, and professor emeritus at Ramapo College of New Jersey. He is currently finishing the third volume of a trilogy, /The Third Revolution,/ which is a history of the great European and American revolutions.

Whither Anarchism? A Reply to Recent Anarchist Critics

Liberty without socialism is privilege and injustice. Socialism without liberty is slavery and brutality. — Mikhail Bakunin What form will anarchism take as it enters the twenty-first century? What basic …

By Murray Bookchin | March 2nd, 1998 | Article Archive | 0 Comments |

The Third Revolution Vol 2: Britain’s Socialist Trajectory

Economic factors alone, to be sure, cannot account for the differences in the socialist movements that emerged in Britain and France: political traditions, the flexibility of existing institutions, and the …

By Murray Bookchin | May 21st, 1997 | Article Archive | 1 Comments |