Earth First! 12, no. 1

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Earth First! Movement Writings

Earth First! Fist, Volume 12

Forman, Joanne, Karen DeBraal, James Barnes, Allison Slater, Helen Matthews, and D N Varmint, eds., Earth First! 12, no. 1 (1 November 1991). Republished by the Environment & Society Portal, Multimedia Library.

In this issue of Earth First! Mike Davis calls for attention to the destruction of our planet with the words: “Wake Up!” Ron Johnson discusses trash and trains, “Sockeye Sue” gives an update on the actions in Walbran Valley, and Joanne Forman contributes a musical piece for Earth First! kids.

A few days ago, I stood in front of a federal judge as he sentenced me to six years in prison on monkeywrenching charges; I had destroyed machinery with the intention of slightly slowing the accelerating destruction of our planet. […] We humans are collectively killing this planet and dooming our own children by indulging in an orgy of consumption and denial. 

— Marc Davis

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Further readings: 
  • Abbey, Edward. The Monkey Wrench Gang. New York: Lippincott, 1975.
  • Bari, Judi. Revolutionary Ecology: Biocentrism & Deep Ecology. Melville: Trees Foundation, 1998.
  • Foreman, Dave, and Howie Wolke. The Big Outside: A Descriptive Inventory of the Big Wilderness Areas of the United States. New York: Harmony Books, 1992.
  • Foreman, Dave. Confessions of an Eco-Warrior. New York: Harmony Books, 1991.
  • Lee, Martha. Earth First!: Environmental Apocalypse. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1995.
  • Manes, Christopher. Green Rage: Radical Environmentalism and the Unmaking of Civilization. Boston: Little, Brown, 1990.
  • Wall, Derek. Earth First! and the Anti-Roads Movement: Radical Environmentalism and Comparative Social Movements. Oxon: Routledge Chapman & Hall, 1999.