Left Green Perspectives [Complete list of issues]

Left Green Perspectives was published regularly between 1986 and early 1999, with an additional issue in January 2000. It originated from the Social Ecology Project in Burlington, Vermont, and was co-edited by Murray Bookchin and Janet Biehl.

Green Perspectives: Missing Issues

Thanks to Vincent Gerber in Geneva, we now have copies of several of the issues of Green Perspectives and Left Green Perspectives that were previously missing from this site as well as from other online sources. Click on Read More for live download links to issues # 9, 11, 12, 13, and 39, as well as links to issues available at and other websites.

Left Green Perspectives [an introduction]

Left Green Perspectives (formerly Green Perspectives) A Social Ecology Publication The Social Ecology Project With the emergence of a new millennium, it should not be surprising that old socialist ideologies–borne of the Industrial Revolution–are no longer adequate to encompass the sweeping social changes that have occurred over the past two centuries. As transnational capitalism, facilitated […]

Left Green Perspectives #38

The Unity of Ideals and Practice by Murray Bookchin Recently I have begun to encounter, especially among young people, individuals who call themselves “leftists” but who have little or no awareness of the most basic features of the Left’s longstanding analysis of capitalism, or of the history of the revolutionary movements that have stood in […]

Left Green Perspectives #37

The Fallacy of “Neither Left nor Right”: Militia Fever by Janet Biehl At a time when the political sands have shifted massively to the right nearly everywhere, when the right is riding high while the left languishes in debris, it is increasingly common to hear the cry “Neither left nor right!” Few right-wingers issue this […]

Left Green Perspectives #36

ANNALS OF ANARCHISM Terror Reigns in Manhattan by Michael D. Weiss Editors’ note: The following article singles out a real crisis that is emerging in anarchism, not only in the U.S. but in Europe as well: the steady degeneration of a left-libertarian radical theory and practice into a bohemian, personalistic, and in many ways decadent […]

Left Green Perspectives #35

From Green Messiah to New Age Nazi by Matthew Kalman and John Murray Matthew Kalman and John Murray are editors of the eco-political investigative magazine Open Eye, which has been uncovering and exposing David Icke and “New Age Nazism.” Address: BM Open Eye, London WC1N 3XX. Issue 3 is available for £1.70. It has been […]

Left Green Perspectives #34

Is Russia on the Road to Dictatorship? by Markus Mathyl Editors’ note: This article explores the affiliations of self-styled Communist parties in Russia with parties of the nationalist and fascist right. These groups share a common opposition to the government and policies of Boris Yeltsin and together constitute the “national-patriotic opposition.” The article was published […]

Left Green Perspectives #33

When “Realism” Becomes Capitulation Action from principle, the perception and the performance of right, changes things and relations; it is essentially revolutionary, and does not consist wholly with anything which was. –Thoreau One of the most dangerous aspects of the present cultural and social counterrevolution is the widespread belief that capitalism is here to stay, […]

Left Green Perspectives #32

Inside Russia Today: An Interview with Vadim Damier by Wolfgang Haug This issue of Green Perspectives focuses on recent developments in Russia from the perspective of anarchist Vadim Damier. Since 1987, Damier, who lives in Moscow, has been active in a number of different political tendencies. He presently belongs to the Group of Revolutionary Anarchosyndicalists/Friends […]