Derek Wall. Biography Early political activism Wall rose to national prominence in the wake of the 1989 result, when he presented himself to the national press as a 'left wing' candidate for the ruling Green Party Council in opposition to the leadership.
He styled himself a 'maverick' and a Green 'fundamentalist'. He was then in turn attacked as a 'parasite' by pragmatists such as Sara Parkin and Jonathon Porritt. These divisions contributed to highly negative press coverage at the time. Academic career Wall teaches economics at Duff Miller - a private sixth form college. He has written a series of books on eco-socialism and green politics.
Later political activism His critique of Green Party politics is that ambition tends to dilute policy, reduce democracy and lead to failure. “The right around the Green 2000 faction wanted to make us into a mainstream party with mass appeal, ditch the radicalism, re-engineer the Party constitution and centralise power. La pensée de Karl Marx, par Henri Pena-Ruiz. Hakim Bey. Peter Lamborn Wilson (pseudonym Hakim Bey; born 1945) is an American post-anarchist author, primarily known for advocating the concept of Temporary Autonomous Zones.
Writings In addition to his writings on lifestyle anarchism and Temporary Autonomous Zones, Bey has written essays on other topics such as Tong traditions, the utopian Charles Fourier, the poet Gabriele D'Annunzio, alleged connections between Sufism and ancient Celtic culture, technology and Luddism, Amanita muscaria use in ancient Ireland, and sacred pederasty in the Sufi tradition. He has also written about pederasty for NAMBLA Bulletin. He has also published at least one novel, The Chronicles of Qamar: Crowstone. Bey, especially because of his TAZ work, has often been embraced by rave subculture, as ravers have identified the experience and occasions of raves as part of the tradition of "Temporary Autonomous Zones" that Bey outlines, particularly the "free party" or teknival scene.
Ervin Laszlo. Vandana Shiva. Vandana Shiva (Hindi: वंदना शिवा: born 5 November 1952) is an Indian environmental activist and anti-globalization author. Shiva, currently based in Delhi, has authored more than 20 books. She was trained as a physicist and received her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in philosophy from the University of Western Ontario, Canada, in 1978 with the doctoral dissertation "Hidden variables and locality in quantum theory.
" She is one of the leaders and board members of the International Forum on Globalization, (along with Jerry Mander, Edward Goldsmith, Ralph Nader, Jeremy Rifkin, et al.), and a figure of the global solidarity movement known as the alter-globalization movement. She has argued for the wisdom of many traditional practices, as is evident from her interview in the book Vedic Ecology (by Ranchor Prime) that draws upon India's Vedic heritage.
She is a member of the scientific committee of the Fundacion IDEAS, Spain's Socialist Party's think tank. Career Dr. Dr. Dr. Howard Zinn. Eric Hoffer. In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future.
The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists. Eric Hoffer (25 July 1902 – 21 May 1983) was an American writer on social and political philosophy. His first book, The True Believer: Thoughts On The Nature Of Mass Movements (1951) is widely recognized as a classic on mass-movements and the psychological roots of fanaticism.
Despite rising to fame with the success and popularity of his writings, he continued to work as a longshoreman until retiring at age 65. Quotes Our passionate preoccupation with the sky, the stars, and a God somewhere in outer space is a homing impulse. My writing is done in railroad yards while waiting for a freight, in the fields while waiting for a truck, and at noon after lunch. The True Believer (1951) The True Believer: Thoughts On The Nature Of Mass Movements (1951) For though ours is a godless age, it is the very opposite of irreligious. Naomi Klein. Dear Joe, Congratulations on your hasty and unnecessary hatchet job on a book I haven't even finished yet, based on an edited interview about one-tenth of its content.
A book of which you haven't read a single word. Disagree with the interview I gave, fine. But to assume you know what evidence is in the book and can therefore dismiss it outright is a new twist on old-school arrogance. Impressive. Nice work as well on telling people not to see a film that is also far from finished, based on material that is not even planned to be in the documentary at all. Let's hope your next work is not subjected to such extreme prejudice. Joe, we clearly have some disagreements -- as well as huge common ground. Democracy Now! Chomsky.info : The Noam Chomsky Website. Raj Patel - Author. Category:Anti-globalization writers.
Catégorie:Écrivain altermondialiste. John Perkins Official Web Site. Home - Bryant McGill, Official Web Site.