Posts tagged “ecology”
May 13, 2011We live in the most destructive culture to ever exist. In Derrick's talks around the country he repeatedly asks his audiences, "Does anyone think this culture will voluntarily transform to a sustainable way of living?" No one ever says yes. If we really accept the seriousness of the situation, what would that mean for our strategy and tactics? This is the urgent question we will be exploring over the weekend. Topics will include: "Organizing the Resistance," "Bringing It Down: Bottlenecks and Levers," "Building it Up: A Culture of Resistance," "Liberal vs. Radical: Some Conceptual Basics," "Organizational Structures Above and Below Ground," "Security Culture," and a Q&A with Derrick Jensen.
March 25, 2009What could be wrong with a bill requiring greater oversight of food production and greater enforcement of food safety regulations in the United States? According to women's health advocate, nutritionist and Seven Stories author Gary Null, there's one major problem with HR 875 (or the "Food Safety Modernization Act"): it's the first step toward placing America's food supply firmly under the control of GM food-producing corporations.