We offered a brand-new course recently, entitled “Confronting Ecofascism: Environmental Politics and the Radical Right,” and taught by a group of experts on the history and thought of ecofascism. The course ran from June 7 – June 28. You can register for the self-directed version at any time.
“There have been significant links between environmentalism and Right-wing politics for more than a century,” Staudenmaier writes in his new book Ecology Contested: Environmental Politics Between Left and Right. “Knowingly or not, the perpetrators of the Christchurch and El Paso massacres continued that tradition.”
Review of Ecology Contested: Environmentalism between Left and Right, by Peter Staudenmaier.
This online panel will address antisemitism on the left, examining how antisemitic myths continue to connect Jews to capitalism, the slave trade, media, and war.
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.
Please introduce yourself (What kind of work you do, Where you live, etc.) I’ve been active in social ecology circles and affiliated with the ISE since the late 1980s. At …