ecology

Anarchy is Ecology w/ Peter Gelderloos

from The Poor Prole's Almanac

The relationship between ecology and anarchy is often considered a specific niche of anarchist thought. In this conversation, we talk about the need for anarchy to be centered on ecology and agro-ecology. How do we build resilient networks under capitalism that are centered around foodways and supporting our ecology?

Announcing the Rust Belt Rising Center

from It's Going Down

Announcing a new anarchist political center in so-called Rockford, Illinois.

We’re excited to announce our new political center in Rockford, Illinois. The mission of Rust Belt Rising is to spread ideas and practices of autonomous revolutionary traditions and anarchy informed by black, brown and indigenous resistance to the State, Capital, and colonialism.

Riotous Ecology

From anarchy secession subsistence by seaweed

Fires, either intentional or from lightning, have been a component of many ecosystems for millennia. We know that prior to colonization on Turtle Island, controlled fires were used by many indigenous peoples to alter their habitats in favourable ways. It helped facilitate travel by eliminating thick underbrush, increased the numbers of game animals and helped nut trees be more productive, among many benefits. It was a subsistence tactic that had been honed for generations.

Capitalism Is Killing The Earth: An Anarchist Guide To Ecology

This pamphlet from the Anarchist Federation is a well articulated and well written argument for the intrinsic link between climate change and ecological devastation and capitalism. As the pamphlet states: “Capitalism is a system reliant on the total exploitation of nature; whether that be sacrificing our clean water to frack for hydrocarbons or sacrificing our children for the production line.” It goes on to say that the market cannot be relied on to fix C02 emissions and that the only way to achieve meaningful change is to abandon the capitalist model.

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