Ecology and Environment
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 »
- a fairytale for the 21st century -
This charming story explores the dark scary parts of global industrial civilization with a whimsical journey through underwater cities, icy oceans, towering palaces, and ordinary neighborhoods. Along the way, learning, cooperation, and liberation are found. read more »
The False Promise of Green Technology examines and debunks some of the myths surrounding today's "greenwashing scam", and in the process brings into question the very desirability of industrial civilization itself. This work focuses on the hard science behind the various technologies and offers concrete suggestions for how we might proceed towards a truly sustainable future. read more »
Sometimes movements for environmental justice fall into the trap of promoting gentrification. We look at how green consumerism, middle-class activist spaces, and even improved public transport can push poor people out of their homes, and how environmental activists can work against it. Written in an Australian context, print format.
The ideas and views expressed by Kaczynski before and after his capture raise crucial issues concerning the evolution and future of our society. For the first time, the reader will have access to an uncensored personal account of his anti-technology philosophy, which goes far beyond Unabomber pop culture mythology. read more »
Learning from the Land is a four-part workshop series about connecting with wild spaces and building watershed-scale resistance movements, created by the Knowing the Land is Resistance collective. The detailed instructions in this guide will help anyone play the fun games that make up these workshops in their own communities. read more »
RockPaperScissors, Issue 10
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Robert Graham - Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas Vol. 2: The Emergence of the New Anarchism (1939-1977)Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 03:43.
Robert Graham (Ed.) - Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas Volume Two: The Emergence of the New Anarchism (1939 to 1977)
Introduction: Making Sense of Anarchism by Davide Turcato
Chapter 1: Anti-Militarism, War & Revolution
1. Herbert Read: The Philosophy of Anarchism (1940)
2. Emma Goldman: The Individual, Society and the State (1940) read more »
Peak Oil Survival by Aric McBay.
Marie Mason has been involved in both environmental and labor struggles, has edited many radical publications, and has been involved in water rights, anti-infrastructure, anti-logging and anti- development projects in the Midwest, organizing above ground and clandestinely for the past 30 years. read more »
Eric McDavid is an environmental activist, a writer of zines, a sometimes-poet and an almost always magician. He is a son, a brother, and an uncle. He is an amazing partner (although, maybe the author is a bit biased). He also happens to be an anarchist political prisoner.
This is the new zine that was distributed on the Never Alone Tour in the lead up to June 11th 2012.