New Comic on COVID, Capitalism, and Climate Change from South Africa

Our friends at Environmental Monitoring Group have produced a fantastic new comic: “Noma and the Curse of the 3 Cs:” COVID, Capitalism, and Climate Change. Set in South Africa, the story looks at the interrelationship between poverty, exploitation, and environmental degradation from the perspective of a woman named Noma. It’s a great resource with lessons …

By ISE | October 15th, 2020 | Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Kathleen Kesson on Curricula and Culture War

Kathleen Kesson – ISE board member, professor emerita at LIU-Brooklyn and former director of the John Dewey Project on Progressive Education at the University of Vermont – has a new article on the impact of Trump’s targeting of critical education and insistence on a “patriotic” curriculum up at the VTDigger: “It is no accident that …

By ISE | October 12th, 2020 | Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

The Rise of Eco-Fascism: The Environmental Case for Taking a Tougher Stance Against Online Hate

Louis Dean The rise of eco-fascism has led to some of the worst far-right lone wolf terror attacks in recent years. From the Christchurch and El Paso massacres, eco-fascist philosophy has played a key, if not the central, motivation for these attacks.  An often overlooked and unforeseen consequence of the worsening climate crisis is the …

By ISE | October 9th, 2020 | Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

New Book: Climate Justice and Community Renewal

Climate Justice and Community Renewal:   Resistance and Grassroots Solutions      Edited by Brian Tokar and Tamra Gilbertson This book brings together the voices of people from five continents who live, work, and research on the front lines of climate resistance and renewal. The many contributors to this volume explore the impacts of extreme weather events in …

By ISE | May 18th, 2020 | Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |