A city is in despair, rivers are dying, children have cancer. Vexcorp counts these lives an another expense on a balance sheet. But that is about to change. Malia is an activist who fiercely fights these atrocities. She's lost faith in the possibility of systematic reform. Dennis is a lawyer who believes that if enough people are informed, they will do the right thing. Eddie is a young street thug torn by grief over his sister's death. Larry Gordon is Vexcorp's CEO. Their lives converge in a tale of morality, survival, agency and despair.
Part memoir, nutritional primer, and political manifesto, this controversial examination exposes the destructive history of agriculture—causing the devastation of prairies and forests, driving countless species extinct, altering the climate, and destroying the topsoil—and asserts that, in order to save the planet, food must come from within living communities. In order for this to happen, the argument champions eating locally and sustainably and encourages those with the resources to grow their own food. Further examining the question of what to eat from the perspective of both human and environmental health, the account goes beyond health choices and discusses potential moral issues from eating—or not eating—animals. Through the deeply personal narrative of someone who practiced veganism for 20 years, this unique exploration also discusses alternatives to industrial farming, reveals the risks of a vegan diet, and explains why animals belong on ecologically sound farms.
Release on 2012 | by Derrick Jensen,Stephanie McMillan
Author: Derrick Jensen,Stephanie McMillan
Pubpsher: PM Press
The knitting circle is comprised of six women who meet every week to talk, eat cake and make fabulous sweaters. Until the night they realise that they've all survived rape and that not one of their assailants has suffered a single consequence. Enough is enough. The knitting circle becomes the Knitting Circle Rapist Annihilation Squad and retribution begins, but not without problems from the sinister group Men Against Women Against Rapists. Written by acclaimed author and leading voice of dissent, Derrick Jensen, this novel is both darkly comic and deadly serious.
A scathing indictment of U.S. domestic and foreign policy, this collection of interviews by Derrick Jensen gathers incendiary insights from ten of today's most experienced and knowledgeable activists. Whether it's Ramsey Clark describing the long history of military invasion, Alfred McCoy detailing the relationship between CIA activities and the increase in the global heroin trade, Stephen Schwartz reporting the obscene costs of nuclear armaments, or Katherine Albrecht tracing the horrors of the modern surveillance state, this investigation of global governance is sure to inform, engage, and incite readers. Hailed as the philosopher poet of the ecological movement, Derrick Jensen is the widely acclaimed author of Endgame, A Language Older Than Words, and The Culture of Make Believe among many others. His books with PM Press include his first collection of interviews, How Shall I Live My Life?: On Liberating the Earth from Civilization and the novels Songs of the Dead and Lives Less Valuable. Jensen's writing has been described as "breaking and mending the reader's heart" (Publishers Weekly). Author, teacher, activist, and leading voice of uncompromising dissent, he regularly stirs auditoriums across the country with revolutionary spirit. He lives in Crescent City, California.