Integrated Activism: Applying the Hidden Connections between Ecology, Economics, Politics, and Social Progress

Integrated Activism: Applying the Hidden Connections between Ecology, Economics, Politics, and Social Progress

by Alexis Zeigler

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781583946190
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 08/13/2013
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Born on a self-sufficient farm in rural Georgia, ALEXIS ZEIGLER is a self-taught activist, builder, mechanic, writer, and orchardist. He has organized numerous successful campaigns focusing on political, environmental, and economic localization issues. He is currently working to build Living Energy Farm (livingenergyfarm.org), a zero-fossil-fuel farm that will be economically self-sufficient. The author lives in Charlottesville, VA.

Table of Contents

1 Our Story 1

2 The Rise and Fall of Liberal Democracy 10

3 What the Heck Is Going On in South Dakota? 28

4 Peak Oil, Biofuel, and Genocide 47

5 Throughput: Annihilation Equals Economic Vitality 62

6 Wars That Were Never Meant to Be Won 78

7 Why Large Groups of Intelligent People Do Foolish Things 96

8 Science in Spite of the Evidence 114

9 Good Environmentalism and Bad: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why 130

10 Addressing the Root Causes of Ecological Catastrophe 156

11 The Second Great Leap 175

Notes 191

Index 211

About the Author 225

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