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Divine ecstasy of Nature: Selected Writings by John Muir
Williams, Terry Tempest
A new collection of John Muir's (1838-1914) writings promises to inspire another generation to fall in love with wild nature, to care for it, to know that wilderness is not optional but central to our...
Divine wilderness: John Muir's spiritual and political journey
For John Muir, founder of America's national parks, immersion in nature was a blessing providing direct communion with divinity,and the cause of a spiritual awakening that inspired his life's work: to...
The Emergence of Marx's Critique of Modern Agriculture
Ecological Insights from His Excerpt Notebooks
Examining Marx’s notebooks, one realizes that he first attained a truly critical and ecological comprehension of modern agriculture in the middle of the 1860s. Although Marx was at first optimistic ab...
FBI harassing fossil fuel activists in the Pacific northwest
Ross, Alexander Reid
A grassroots movement of eco-activists is achieving unprecedented success in challenging fossil fuel developments in the Cascadia region of the US's Pacific northwest, writes Alexander Reid Ross. And ...
Green nationalism? How the far right could learn to love the environment
Catterall, Peter Paul
Myths of a pagan past in harmony with nature have been a feature of green nationalism, from its beginnings through to the Anastasia ecovillages in contemporary Russia where - unlike their equivalent h...
Marxism and Ecology: Common Fonts of a Great Transition
Foster, John Bellamy
Great Transition Initiative
Socialist thought is re-emerging at the forefront of the movement for global ecological and social change.
Marxism as if the planet mattered
A Return to Marx's Ecological Critique
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels held that capitalism inevitably tears apart the natural conditions that sustain life. They argued capitalism's exploitation of working people, and the unsustainable expl...
Vandana Shiva On Resisting GMOs: "Saving Seeds Is a Political Act"
Gelder, Sarah Van
Sarah van Gelder interviewed Vandana Shiva, renowned for her activism against GMOs, globalization, and patents on seeds and traditional foods.
World's conservation hopes rest on Ecuador's revolutionary Yasuni model
A plan to preserve the most biodiverse region on Earth from oil exploitation has put Yasuni national park at the frontline of a global battle between living systems and fossil fuels. But enthusiasm is...
Sultans of Sleaze
Public Relations and the Media
Reveals the extent to which we have been deceived by public relations firms on behalf of their unscrupulous clients -- the corporations and governments that control our society.
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