Ecology

Radical Ecology & Class Struggle, a reconsideration

This was an essay from several years back, which was laid out in a short zine format by Zabalaza Books, in South Africa. Below, find an 'ebook preview' of a longer version with full bibliographical references, as published in Critical Sociology, Vol.30, Issue 3, 2004.

Public pollution, private profit

This was published with a large photo from the camp on the center of the Letters Section in Friday's Surrey Leader:
http://www.bclocalnews.com/opinion/letters/121339598.html

Re: “Road opponents camp out,” The Leader, April 27.

The camp and occupation against the South Fraser Perimeter Road and Gateway Project are much needed and welcome initiatives.

In addition to the many social and environmental harms resulting from the freeway development identified in your article we might add another, less obvious, impact.

Criminology professor’s students “dig the dirt” on South Fraser Perimeter Road

By Matthew Burrows
APR 28, 2011. Article from The Georgia Strait - straight.com

He may look like he belongs in the industrial band Ministry, but when the Straight caught up with Surrey resident Jeff Shantz, he was standing on the banks of the Fraser River inside the South Fraser Protection Camp.

CLEARCUT THE BOSSES: Radical Ecology and Class Struggle

Labour and environmental movements are often portrayed as being opponents in battles over nature that pit jobs against the environment. This work offers a reconsideration of the important connections between radical ecology and working class movements. It also identifies similarities in the practices of revolutionary unionism (or syndicalism) and radical environmnetalism. It offers a starting point for re-thinking green politics.

View the Free Press book in Adobe PDF

Syndicalism, Ecology and Feminism: Judi Bari’s Vision

Here is a PDF version to nicely print for photocopy distro designed November 2002, by Punching Out Press -- NOTE: The Toronto PO Box is no longer in service.]

As appeared in Common Voice 3, June 2005. Click here to read on their site.

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