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Northeastern Anarchist #15 available now!

category north america / mexico | anarchist movement | news report author Friday May 06, 2011 01:54author by Flint - NEFACauthor email flint at nefac dot net Report this post to the editors

Most recent issue of NEFAC's magazine

This issue is on Ecology, Industry, Crisis and Alternatives: bell hooks on Intersectionalism, Transit Organizing in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and New York City; Indoor Fish Farms, Solar Power, Green Building, "The Vegetarian Myth", Ecological & Economic Crisis, and more...
Cover of Northeastern Anarchist #15
Cover of Northeastern Anarchist #15

The Northeastern Anarchist is the English-language magazine of the Northeastern Federation of Anarchist-Communists (NEFAC), covering class struggle anarchist theory, history, strategy, debate and analysis in an effort to further develop anarchist-communist ideas and practice.

Welcome to issue #15 of Northeastern Anarchist. This issue was edited by NEFAC members in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Rhodes Island, Massachusetts, with further contributions from our comrades in Ontario, Tennessee, Illinois, and California. This distributed means of editing and production seems to be working well for us so far, and we look forward to future collaboration. We’re starting things off right with an interview with bell hooks!

Amidst the recent economic crisis, our ongoing ecological crisis continues. Forty years after the original Earth Day, our problems seem even more manifold and complex. Held in late 2009, the United Nations Copenhagen Climate Conference has widely been regarded as ending in failure. In 2010, the explosion at British Petroleum’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig has created the largest marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry--devastating the gulf coast and the lives of the people who were already hit hard by hurricane Katrina. The twin powers of global governance and multi-national corporations seem both unwilling and unable to address environmental destruction.

Sometimes, the rhetoric turns towards an eco- Keynesian stimulus of “green” capitalism and “green” jobs. The actuality of those promises are quite different. In this issue we are talking first hand to workers in the “new green economy” about the complications and contradictions of the efforts to reduce negative human impact on the environment within the context of societies dominated by capital markets and state bureaucracy. It’s not all bad news; but we are pessimistic that alternative technologies are enough to improve our situation without mass social movements capable of taking direct action for environmental justice.

We do have hope that humanity can turn things around and we invite further discussion on these issues.

This issue's contents:

FEATURE:

  • "How Do You Practice Intersectionalism? An Interview with bell hooks", Randy (NEFAC, Kentucky)

    TRANSIT:

  • "Organizing Around Transit: At the Intersection of Environmental Justice and Class Struggle", Tom Wetzel (WSA, San Francisco)

  • "Transit and Environmental Justice in the Windy City", Mackel Garrison (Four Star, Chicago)

  • "New York Transit Workers Elect New Leaders: Can they Stop the Bosses' Onslaught?", WEB (NEFAC, NYC)

    FOOD:


  • "A Fishy Future? Interview with a Recirculating Aquaculturist", Red Herring (NEFAC)

  • "An Anti-Civilization Mythology: A Review of Lierre Keith’s The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice and Sustainability", Abbey Volcano (NEFAC, Syracuse)

    ENERGY:

  • "Ontario's Objective to Kick Start the Industry: A Dialog with a Solar Power Worker", Ashanti Cabral (Common Cause, Ontario)

  • "Your Pretty, All-Glass Building Isn't Green: The Truth About LEED and Green Building Design", Harry Tuttle

    CRISIS:

  • "The Ecological Crisis is an Economic Crisis; the Economic Crisis is an Ecological Crisis", Wayne Price (NEFAC, NYC)

  • "Nature of the Period: Background and Perspectives", NEFAC

  • Letter to the Editor: "Response to Federici & Caffentzis", WEB (NEFAC, NYC)

    EXTRAS:

    The following articles do not appear in the print edition, but are available online:
  • "Capitalism's Bleeding Gulf: BP’s Deepwater Horizon Explosion in the Gulf of Mexico", Frank Rizal (WSA, Florida)

  • Review of "Green Metropolis Why Living Smaller, Living Closer, and Driving Less are the Keys to Sustainability", Jason Lewis (Baltimore)

    POSTER:


  • The print edition includes this beautiful poster of "Cassie the Caulker" from Rebecca Wilson

    Readers might also be interested in:

  • The Ecological Challenge: Three Revolutions are Necessary, Alternative Libertaire, published in North Eastern Anarchist #13, 2008

  • Right To Know Committee: Southwest Philadelphia Workers And Residents Fight Back!, Strike #1

  • Lethal Labor: Meet the Tunnel Rats, Sophie Morgan, Insubordinate #1

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