Persian Translation of Brian Tokar’s book Toward Climate Justice/به سوی عدالت اقلیمی

Brian Tokar’s book Toward Climate Justice is now available in Persian (به سوی عدالت اقلیمی). Translated by Ali Mohebbi and published by the Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands (RIFR) in Tehran, Iran.

By ISE | February 7th, 2021 | Article Archive, Brian Tokar, Featured, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

New social ecology zine [third nature] now out!

[third nature] is a bimonthly zine created by the social ecology organization Live Oak Radical Ecology located in North Florida. This second issue, published in February 2021, features essays on food sovereignty, renewing communal life, DIY ecological stewardship and more, along with art and graphics bursting with bloomer energy.

By ISE | February 7th, 2021 | Article Archive, Featured, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Srsly Wrong’s liberatory laughter

Steven R. D. Henderson Some forms of freedom are funny. For laughter holds hopeful seeds of a different world. Humour and democracy are similar. Adam Krause explains the former requires, “An understanding of, and an ability to move between, various modes of speaking and being.”[1] The latter needs cooperation with that same difference. It’s for …

By Steve Henderson | October 19th, 2020 | Article Archive, Featured, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

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 |