Reason, creativity and freedom: The communalist model

ISE board member Eleanor Finley has posted an important article on the unique current relevance of social ecology’s communalist politics on the ROAR Magazine website.  Here is the complete text, reposted with permission: Reason, creativity and freedom: The communalist model Whether the twenty-first century will be the most radical of times or the most reactionary … will depend […]

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Report: 2nd International Meeting on Social Ecology, Bilbao (Oct. 2017)

This report was just posted by the organizers of the 2nd International Meeting on Social Ecology, held in Bilbao on October 27-29th of this year: On the weekend of the 28th of October 2017, the 2nd International Meeting on Social Ecology was held in the occupied school of La Karmela, Bilbao, Euskal Herria (Basque Country). […]

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Social Ecology: Communalism against Climate Chaos

A new article by ISE board member Brian Tokar is featured in the Winter 2018 issue of ROAR Magazine, with an overall theme of System Change. The issue also contains important articles by Andreas Malm, Vandana Shiva, Jason Moore, Jerome Roos, climate organizer Kevin Buckland, Nick Buxton of the Transnational Institute and many others. Here’s an excerpt from Brian’s article: Image c/o […]

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Enroll Now for Spring Online Seminar: Mondays, March 12 – April 30

Enroll today for the spring session of our popular online seminar Ecology, Democracy, Utopia!  The course will meet every Monday at 1 pm EST from March 12th through April 30th. Participants will learn the foundations of social ecology and apply these insights to a variety of contemporary political and ecological problems, sharpening their understanding of the world while […]

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New Online Course: Social Transformation Beyond Pragmatism or Utopia

The ISE is excited to announce our second online course: Social Transformation Beyond Pragmatism or Utopia. Taught by long-time ISE affiliate Robert Ogman, this three-session seminar will explore the theoretical and practical dilemmas posed by the tension between utopia and pragmatism in Social Ecology’s political vision. The course will meet on Thursdays from 1-2:30 pm EST on April […]

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Social Ecology Summer Intensive: June 8-13, Poulsbo, WA.

We cordially invite you to join us for our annual Social Ecology Summer Intensive, June 8-13 at the Ground Zero Center in Poulsbo, Washington (1 hour from Seattle). For over 40 years the ISE has been hosting crucial movement-building conversations and providing space to reflect collectively on our political analysis, strategy, and vision. Our Summer Intensives continue that […]

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