I first heard of Murray Bookchin when I read that his philosophy had been adopted by the Kurdish fighters in Syria.
The Kurds are the only faction in the current struggles in the Middle East that I root for. 319 more words
People often push the importance of ecology for literary writers to the margins. While the field of Ecocriticism exists to study this particular intersection, I feel that certain writers warrant their ecological concern to play a more prominent role in the way critics write about them. 929 more words
This is part of a chapter-by-chapter review of THE ECOLOGY OF FREEDOM: The emergence and dissolution of hierarchy by Murray Bookchin (1982, 1991, 2005). I’m interested in Bookchin’s work because he provides a way a deeper, broader and longer-range perspective than the false alternatives in current politics. 790 more words