The trouble with rewilding…

By Irma Allen* A rewilding movement that bases itself on arguments around overpopulation, without interrogating the power structures that are enabling it, is in danger of failing to generate the kinds of solidarities, social justice outcomes and progressive visions of wildness that we so desperately need. Rewilding is big news in environmental conservation. At the … Continue reading The trouble with rewilding…

Is food really becoming scarce?

By Carmelo Ruiz.* The questionable but persistent neo-Malthusian argument of "global food scarcity" serves to conceal the political and economic factors that cause hunger and to deflect attention away from policy alternatives like land reform and food, argues Carmelo Ruiz.  [This piece was first published on October 19, 2015 in the Institute for Social Ecology blog, and is published … Continue reading Is food really becoming scarce?