“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.
Participants in the May gathering were united by a strong left-libertarian outlook rooted in municipalism, autonomy and aspirations toward a broadly defined communalist politics.
The authors argue that real democracy and communalism require deep reckoning with Eurocentric assumptions about land, citizenship, and participation.
A manifesto of urban theory drawing on Bookchin, Lefebvre, and Harvey that examines jaywalking as a form of urban class warfare.
On the key findings and radical implications of last summer’s IPCC climate report.
A recent interview with long time ISE faculty and board member Brian Tokar, addressing the evolution of climate justice movements, the problems of markets and technology, the problematic role of the US, and social ecology’s potential contributions to the movement.
Dilar Dirik, a noted international voice of the Kurdish women’s movement, was a keynote speaker at the recent fifth international conference of Trise, the European social ecology organization. Brian Tokar reports.
A lovely illustrated overview of social ecology by ISE student and designer Emily McGuire – available for download!
Local direct democracy groups across North America are assembling a revolutionary confederation