New Novel by Dan Chodorkoff: Sugaring Down

Vermont author and co-founder of the Institute for Social Ecology Dan Chodorkoff has a published new novel, Sugaring Down. The book takes place in 1968 and follows the story of an idealistic anti-war activist couple from New York City who move to an abandoned hill farm in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom to start a commune and build a new society.

By ISE | February 8th, 2022 | Article Archive, Featured, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Beyond the Limitations of the Green New Deal: A Discussion with Monica Atkins of the CJA

Now available on the ISE’s Youtube channel, our discussion with Monica Atkins, Co-Executive Director of the Climate Justice Alliance, on the limitations of the Green New Deal and alternative community-based solutions.

By ISE | January 4th, 2022 | Article Archive, Featured, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Ozawa Bineshi Albert on Climate Justice post-COP26: Dec. 17, 12 pm EST

Join us for a talk by Ozawa Bineshi Albert, Co-Executive Director of the Climate Justice Alliance and founding member of the Indigenous Environmental Newwork. Bineshi and ISE racial/environmental justice coordinator Kali Akuno will discuss the recent COP26 conference, the false solutions it advanced, and what the peoples movements must do to counter the false solutions, stop the advance of climate change and regenerate our communities and ecosystems. 

By ISE | December 13th, 2021 | Article Archive, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

A People’s Green New Deal: Critical Interrogation of a Radical Proposal

Join us for a 3-part lecture series critically examining the Green New Deal with Max Ajl, author of A People’s Green New Deal. The series will critically interrogate the capitalist-oriented Green New Deal currently being proposed by liberal and progressive forces throughout North America and Europe.

By ISE | October 1st, 2021 | Article Archive, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Conspiracy Theory as a Substitute for Social Critique: Peter Staudenmaier, NOV 17 2 PM (EST)

On Wednesday, November 17 at 2 pm EST historian and ISE faculty member Peter Staudenmaier will give a presentation that explains why conspiracy theories offer false analyses of the social problems we face, and typically suggest problematic rather than emancipatory political solutions.

By ISE | September 22nd, 2021 | Article Archive, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |