Earth First! 27, no. 4

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Earth First! Movement Writings

Earth First! 27, no. 4

Sophia, Micah, Josh, and Donny, eds., Earth First! 27, no. 4 (1 May 2007). Republished by the Environment & Society Portal, Multimedia Library.


  • West Virginia Governor’s Office Occupied
    Demanding Justice for Marsh Fork Elementary
  • A Different Kind of Gathering
    A Reportback from the 2007 Organizers’ Conference
  • Stomp Comp USA in Austin
    Fighting Dams and Attacking the System with Root Force
  • Challenging Oppression Within
    COW at the Organizers’ Conference
  • Office Occupation in Austin Again 1-69
  • Operation Leviathan
    Protecting Whales off the Coast of Antarctica
  • Angelic Upstarts Defend Weld Valley
  • London Rising Tide Occupies Carbon Neutral Company
  • Everglades Uprising!
    Resisting Florida Power & Light
  • Stop the Inter-County Connector
    A Washington, DC Highway Doomed for Failure
  • Cell Phones Suck II: They’re Listening…
    Cell Phone Taps and You
  • Earth First! Round River Rendezvous
    Southern Indiana, July 2-8
  • Earth First! In the Heartland
    Roadblock EF! and the Campaign Against 1-69 


  • I-69 and the Plan Puebla Panama: The Global Connection
  • Removable Rondy Flyer!
  • Confronting Patriarchy in Katúah
  • Great Bear Rainforest: The Clearcut Truth
  • Full Tanks, Empty Stomachs: Ethanol and Eco-Colonialism
  • Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: A Report From Your Journal
  • Federal Prison 101: A Guide for the Annual Liberationist
  • Beltane Plant Feature: The Walking Fern
  • Congratulations: The San Francisco Peaks Victory


  • Listen (The Minnehaha Free State)
    A Sense of Victory
  • The Forager’s Harvest
    Get Out of that Armchair, Forager!
  • By Ebb & By Flow
    Alice DiMicele’s Mellow Return
  • Burn It 
    Filastine Plays with Fire

‘Don’t become an anarchist!’ a friend of mine said, warning me that the anarchist subculture was ‘inherently racist and sexist.’ I began to wonder if just associating myself with the Earth First! movement was weakening my resistance to these forms of oppression […]

— Clara

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Further readings: 
  • Bari, Judi. Revolutionary Ecology: Biocentrism & Deep Ecology. Melville: Trees Foundation, 1998.
  • Foreman, Dave. Ecodefence: A Field Guide to Monkeywrenching. Tucson: A Ned Ludd Book, 1987.
  • Lee, Martha. Earth First!: Environmental Apocalypse. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1995.
  • Merchant, Carolyn. Radical Ecology: The Search for a Livable World. London: Routledge, 1992.
  • Mies, Maria, and Vandana Shiva. Ecofeminism. London: Zed Books, 1993.
  • Taylor, Bron. “The Tributaries of Radical Environmentalism.” Journal for the Study of Radicalism 2, no. 1 (2008): 27-61.