By Chaia Heller: “The aim here is to address two problems emerging amidst the current war, challenging the left to present a principled response to both the dynamics of authoritarianism and rising anti-Jewish racism.”
Mason Herson-Hord explains the unfolding genocide against Palestinians in Gaza through the history of Israel’s radical right’s ascension to power.
“Over the course of these decades, there was a resulting shift in Israeli political consciousness where the historical necessity of the Nakba for the creation of the Jewish state transitioned from a truth to be masked or denied to one to be embraced and carried forward into Israel’s expansionist future.”
In late October, Kali Akuno and Michelle Eddleman McCormick held an important conversation about preparing for climate disaster as it outpaces all of our models. They focused on the devastating floods that hit Central Vermont this summer, despite Vermont’s projections to be among the most climate stable regions of the US. Video to be posted soon on the ISE’s YouTube channel.
Harbinger: A Journal of Social Ecology is now accepting submissions for issue 3 on the theme of “Heresies and Sacred Cows.”
The 2023 “Challenging Capitalist Modernity” conference in Hamburg brought together over a thousand activists and academics from all over the world for three days of utopian discourse.
Our summer intensive, “All Power to the People!: Social Ecology and the Black Radical Tradition” in Detroit, was hosted with the James and Grace Lee Boggs Center.
“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.”
A 1971 pamphlet, popular during the early years of the ISE, sparked a statewide conversation about absentee ownership and neo-colonialism in Vermont.
After two years of pandemic delay, we’re very excited to announce that the new issue of Harbinger: a Journal of Social Ecology has now been released. The issue features nine timely contributions, all exploring social ecological perspectives on race, racism, and colonialism.