Articles

Here you will find articles written by Movement Generation, our network partners and by various authors, to contextualize the movement, issues, debate and solutions.

Articles By Movement Generation

Articles by Topic – Click to navigate to a specific issue:
Biological and Cultural Diversity
Climate Change & Ecological and Climate Disasters
Consumer Culture & Personal Change
Ecology, Economy, Energy & Climate – Financial Crisis, Green Economy, New Systems
False & Questionable Solutions – Cap and Trade, Market Solutions
Food & Agriculture – Food Sovereignty, Farming, Farmers Rights, Urban Farming
Political and Social Change & Movement Building
Racial and Economic Justice
Resources – Resource Management, Commons, Water
Militarism & Ware
Waste, Toxics & Health
Woman & Gender

ARTICLES BY MOVEMENT GENERATION:

Jan 2, 2010 A Window to a New World, Organizing Upgrade

Dec 17, 2009              It’s Too Late to Compromise on Climate, YES Magazine

Dec 17, 2009              Towards a Coordinated and Powerful Climate Justice Movement in the US!

Dec 2009                     What’s At Stake in Copenhagen

Dec 01, 2009              How to Break the Climate Stalemate Between the Global South and the North, YES Magazine

Fall 2009                      War, Climate and Women, Urban Habitat
Fall 2009                      War, Climate Change and Women, Urban Habitat [PDF]

Fall 2009                      The Case for Holistic Economic Transformation, Urban Habitat [PDF]

Fall 2009                      Resilient Cities:  Building Community Control
Fall 2009                      Resilient Cities: Building Community Control [PDF]

Fall 2009                      Carbon Fundamentalism vs. Climate Justice Urban Habitat
Fall 2009                      Carbon Fundamentalism vs. Climate Justice Urban Habitat [PDF]

Oct 01, 2009                 A Time To Conspire:  The Copenhagen Moment, Left Turn

March 2009                Mapping the Terrain: Campaign Research March 2009

June/July 2008            Ecology and the Left, Left Turn [PDF]

March/April 2008         Climate Justice – A Global View, Colorlines

Jan 01, 2008                Climate Change is Now… Is the Left Ready, Left Turn


BIOLOGICAL & CULTURAL DIVERSITY:

Vandana Shiva, Principles of Earth Democracy

Julie Whitty, Animal Extinction, the greatest threat to mankind, The Independent

Women Seed Forum in South Korea, Seed Heritage of the People PDF Version

Rob Hopkins, Resilience Thinking PDF Version


CLIMATE CHANGE & ECOLOGICAL AND CLIMATE DISASTERS:

Terry Allen, Climate Change Refugees, In These Times

Manuel Pastor, Robert Bullard, James Boyce, Alice Fothgrill, Rachel Morello-Frosch & Beverly Wright, In the Wake of the Storm:  environment, disaster and race after Katrina



CONSUMER CULTURE & PERSONAL CHANGE:

Derrick Jensen, Forget Shorter Showers, Orion Magazine

Warren Karlenzig: Suburbanization Meets The Crises of Climate Change, Peaking Resources and the Great Recession

K. Ansje Miller, What’s Fair? Consumers and Climate Change, Redefining Progress PDF Version



ECOLOGY, ECONONY, ENERGY & CLIMATE – Financial Crisis, Green Economy, New Systems:

Judi Bari, Revolutionary Ecology WORD doc version

Victoria Burnett, A Job and No Mortgage For All in a Spanish Town, New York Times

Jeff Conant, The Right to Ecological Development, Left Turn

Bill Gallegos, Reflection on a Green Economy

George Monbiat, This is What Denial Does

Movement Generation, The Case for Holistic Economic Transformation Urban Habitat PDF version

Preeti Mangal, Tram Nguyen, Who Gains from the Green Economy, Colorlines

Vandana Shiva, Food, Finance and Climate, Triple Crisis, A Three-Fold Opportunity

Vandana Shiva, Principles of Earth Democracy

Via Campesina, Call to mobilise for a Cool Planet



FALSE & QUESTIONABLE SOLUTIONS – Cap and Trade, Market Solutions:

International Forum on Globalization, Post Carbon Institute, Searching For A Miracle- “Net Energy” Limits and the Fate of Industrial Society

M.K. Dorsey, Green Market Hustlers

Friends of the Earth, GM Crops Failing to Tackle Climate Change

Friends of the Earth, Harvesting Harm: Agrofuels as a False Solution to Climate Change and Poverty

Friends of the Earth, Fueling Destruction in Latin America:  The Real Price of Agrofuels

Friends of the Earth International, What’s Missing from the Climate Talks? Justice!

Richard Heinberg, Is “Clean Coal” a Dead End?

Indigenous Peoples’ Guide, False Solutions to Climate Change, PDF Version

Sasha Lilley, Debunking False Solutions

Megan Tady, Biofuels Are No Cure for Climate Change, In These Times

Clayton Thomas-Muller, Cycle of Destruction Energy Exploitation on Sacred Native Lands



FOOD & AGRICULTURE-  Food Sovereignty, Farming, Farmers Rights, Urban Farming:

Debbie Barker, International Forum on Globalization, The Rise and Predictable Fall of Globalized Industrial Agriculture PDF Version

Victoria Burnett, A Job and No Mortgage For All in a Spanish Town, New York Times

Dana Harvey, Urban Food Co-op Tackles Economic Empowerment

Frances Moore Lappe, The City That Ended Hunger, Belo Horizonte, YES Mag

Friends of the Earth, GM Crops Failing to Tackle Climate Change

Policy Link, Healthy Food for All:  Building Equitable and Healthy Food Systems in Detroit and Oakland PDF Version

Policy Link:  Healthy Food, Healthy Communities, Promising Strategies to Improve Access to Fesh Healthy Food and Transform Communites PDF Version

Clifton Ross, The Second Green Revolution

Vandana Shiva, Food, Finance and Climate, Triple Crisis, A Three-Fold Opportunity

Pablo Solon, Comrac Cullinan, For A Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth

Via Campesina, Call to mobilise for a Cool Planet

Women Seed Forum in South Korea, Seed Heritage of the People PDF Version



POLITICAL AND SOCIAL CHANGE & MOVEMENT BUILDING:

Baba Jahahara Amen-RA Alkebulan-Ma’at, Three Calls From Copenhagen for Obama to Champion Climate Justice

Judi Bari, Revolutionary Ecology WORD doc version

Beverly Bell and Other Worlds Collective, Who Says You Can’t Change The World, Just Economies and Societies in an Unjust Planet PDF Version

Jeff Conant, The Right to Ecological Development, Left Turn

Evo Morales, Save the Planet from Capitalism, Letter from President Evo Morales about Climate Change and the International Crisis

Evo Morales, 10 Commandments to Save the Planet

Movement Generation, Climate Change is Now… Is the Left Ready, Left Turn

Movement Generation,  Ecology and the Left, Left Turn, PDF version

Movement Generation, How to Break the Climate Stalemate Between the Global South and the North, YES Mag

Smart Meme, A Call To Inovation

Vandana Shiva, Principles of Earth Democracy


RACIAL AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE:

Rachel Oliver- Rich, Poor and Climate Change, CNN

Poplock, The Poor Are Hit the Hardest By Climate Change, But Contribute the Least to it, Seattle PI

Julie Varughese, Poor left out of Environmental Loop, Times Union

Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, Climate Change as Civil Rights

Ngoc Nugyen, The Climate Gap– Poor Minorities Hardest Hit By Climate Change, New American Media

Manuel Pastor, Robert Bullard, James Boyce, Alice Fothgrill, Rachel Morello-Frosch & Beverly Wright, In the Wake of the Storm:  environment, disaster and race after Katrina



RESOURCES – Resource Management, Commons, Water:

Maude Barlow, On The Threshold of a Global Water Crisis

Beverly Bell and the Other Worlds Collaborative, Who Says You Can’t Change the World?

Martin Lagod, We’re Running Out of Water, SF Chronicle

Millenium and Ecosystem Assessment, Ecosystems and Human Well Being:  Wetlands and Water PDF Version

Vandana Shiva, Water Wars, Excerpts from Water Wars Book

Food and Water Watch, Other Worlds, Reclaiming Public Water, Red VIDA, Transnational Institution, Changing the Flow:  Water Movements in Latin America PDF Version



MILITARISM & WAR:

Winona La Duke, An Indigenous Perspective on Feminism, Militarism and the The Environment

Movement Generation, War, Climate and Women, Urban Habitat
Movement Generation,  War, Climate Change and Women, Urban Habitat PDF version



WASTE, TOXICS & HEALTH:

Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice, Looking Both Ways, Women’s Lives At the Crossroads of Reproductive Justice and Climate Justice PDF Version

Climate Justice Fact Sheet, Corpwatch

Friends of the Earth, GM Crops Failing to Tackle Climate Change

Kenny Bruno, Joshua Karliner, & China Brotsky, Greenhouse Gangsters vs. Climate Justice, Corpwatch

Robert Bullard, Toxic Waste and Race at Twenty
Robert Bullard, Toxic Waste and Race at Twenty PDF Version

Ellen Choy, Ana Orozco, Chevron in Richmond, Urban Habitat

Michael McCarthy, Water Scarcity Could Affect Billions:  Is This the Biggest Crisis of All?

Charles Moore, Out in the Pacific Plastic Is Getting Drastic:  World’s Largest Landfill in in the Middle of the Ocean PDF Version

Manuel Pastor, Rachel Morello-Frosch, James Sadd, Still Toxic After These Years:  Air Quality and Environmental Justice in San Francisco Bay Area PDF Version

Lydia Polgree, Marlise Simons, Global Sludge Ends in Tragedy for Ivory Coast, New York Times



WOMEN & GENDER

Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice, Looking Both Ways, Women’s Lives At the Crossroads of Reproductive Justice and Climate Justice PDF Version

Stephen Blake Figura, Betsy Hartmann, Elizabeth Barajas-Roman, Reproductive Justice, Climate Justice and Peace, A Call for Solidarity Not Population Control

Movement Generation, War, Climate and Women, Urban Habitat
Movement Generation, War, Climate Change and Women, Urban Habitat PDF version

Winona La Duke, An Indigenous Perspective on Feminism, Militarism and the The Environment

Women Seed Forum in South Korea, Seed Heritage of the People PDF Version

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