Ecology and Environment
I rue this moment. Three tries? Come on! soon enough we will all be techno-savvy.
Public Record Contraband #3
A variety zine from kalamazoo, mi. Local radical news, thoughts, basement shows, and otherwise.
Featured in this issue- Food Not Bombs shut down, "This Bike Is a Pipe Bomb" sticker arrest and court case/ harassment, Linguistic Insurrection, Enbridge Energy's oil spill, and A hard-line christian-raised teen realizes she is a lesbian and sails the great lakes.
James C. Scott - Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have FailedSubmitted by drwhat on Tue, 08/14/2012 - 03:43.
Compulsory ujamaa villages in Tanzania, collectivization in Russia, Le Corbusier's urban planning theory realized in Brasilia, the Great Leap Forward in China, agricultural "modernization" in the Tropics -- the twentieth century has been racked by grand utopian schemes that have inadvertently brought death and disruption to millions. read more »
Anarchist politics are at the heart of today’s most vibrant and radical social movements. From squatted social centres and community gardens to acts of sabotage and raucous summit blockades, anarchist groups and networks are spreading an ethos of direct action, non-hierarchical organizing and self-liberation that has redefined revolutionary struggle for the 21st century.Anarchy Alive! read more »
NYC anon presents COAL WARS, a zine about supporting our friends who are in jail for anti-MTR (mountaintop removal) actions.
"When we grasp fully that the best expressions of our humanity were not invented by civilization but by cultures that preceded it, that the natural world is not only a set of constraints but of contexts within which we can more fully realize our dreams, we will be on the way to a long overdue reconciliation between opposites which are of our own making." --from Coming Home to the Pleistocene read more »
With mass poisonings, global warming and other tidings of contemporary civilization threatening the planet, shouldn’t we begin to reconsider our unthinking attachment to it? read more »
This was the last version of the anti-state repression zine published by EWOK! (Earth Warriors are OK!), a group that dealth with Midwest Green Scare repression from 2006-2010.
An imposed, printable 'zine version of the preliminary issue of Archipelago, a new anarchist publication from the Midwest U.S. Please distribute widely.
The deadline for the next issue is August 1st, 2012. Please send submissions, comments, love letters, or inquiries about bound copies for distribution to: archipelago (A) riseup.net.
Online reading version can be found here: read more »
Igniting a Revolution: Voices in Defense of the Earth edited by Steven Best and Anthony J. Nocella, IIISubmitted by Anonymous on Sun, 07/22/2012 - 06:42.
Global warming, acid rain, deforestation, air and water pollution are but a few of the overwhelming indicators that the earth's health is worsening. For decades, environmental groups have been resisting the destructive trends set by industry and government, but as the social and political climate has changed, popular protest movements have become less and less effective. read more »
For years, Derrick Jensen has asked his audiences, "Do you think this culture will undergo a voluntary transformation to a sane and sustainable way of life?" No one ever says yes. Deep Green Resistance starts where the environmental movement leaves off: industrial civilization is incompatible with life. Technology can't fix it, and shopping—no matter how green—won’t stop it. read more »
In Endgame Volume 2: Resistance, Derrick Jensen calls for determined and even violent resistance to environmental degradation. Jensen comes across in volume I as a provocative but personable philosopher-activist who in lyrical and witty writing bemoans species extinction, sullied air quality, shrinking icecaps, expanding deserts and vanishing forests wrought by humans. read more »
This collection of essays provides a devastating portrait of the condition of Native America. read more »