Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Eco-Fascism Roundup

Below is a collection of essays written in the wake of the El Paso mass shooting and the alleged shooter's manifesto:

What is Eco-Fascism, the Ideology Behind Attacks in El Paso and Christchurch?
Luke Darby
GQ
@dukelarby

The Eco-Fascism of the El Paso Shooter Haunts the Techno-Optimism of the Left
Jesse Goldstein
Society + Space
@JesseGoldstn

Eco-Fascisms and Eco-Socialisms
Max Ajl
Verso Books
@ajl_max

After the El Paso Massacre, the Choice Is Green Socialism or Eco-Fascism
Jeet Heer
The Nation
@HeerJeet

El Paso Terrorism Suspect’s Alleged Manifesto Highlights Eco-Fascism’s Revival
Alexander C. Kaufman
HuffPost
@AlexCKaufman

Eco-Fascism: the Racist Theory That Inspired the El Paso and Christchurch Shooters
Tess Owen
Vice News
@misstessowen

Eco-fascism: The ideology marrying environmentalism and white supremacy thriving online
Sarah Manavis
New Statesman
@sarahmanavis

The El Paso Shooter Embraced Eco-Fascism. We Can’t Let the Far Right Co-Opt the Environmental Struggle.
Natasha Lennard
The Intercept
@natashalennard

To Fight Hate, Celebrate Capitalism
Jeffrey A. Tucker
American Institute for Economic Education
@jeffreyatucker

Goats and Dogs, Eco-Fascism and Liberal Taboos
Tom Walker (Sandwichman)
EconoSpeak
@sandwichman_eh

UPDATE:here are some more articles & essays

Why an Heiress Spent Her Fortune Trying to Keep Immigrants Out 
Nicholas Kulish and Mike McIntire
New York Times
@mmcintire
@nkulish

Eco-fascism: justifications of terrorist violence in the Christchurch mosque shooting and the El Paso shooting
Berhard Forchtner
Open Democracy
@openDemocracy

An alternative to the new wave of ecofascism
Micah White
Guardian
@beingMicahWhite

The Menace of Eco-Fascism
Matthew Phelan
New York Review Daily
@CBMDP
@NYRDaily

Nature writing’s fascist roots
Richard Smyth
New Statesman
@RSmythFreelance

Understanding the Alt-Right's Growing Fascination with 'Eco-Fascism'
By Tom Bennett
Vice News

Eco-fascism is undergoing a revival in the fetid culture of the extreme right
Jason Wilson
Guardian
@jason_a_w

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/.../anti-immigration-cordelia-scaife-may.html

August, 2019

Why an Heiress Spent Her Fortune Trying to Keep Immigrants Out

Cordelia Scaife May, an heir to the Mellon fortune, went from an environmental-minded socialite to an ardent nativist whose money helped sow the seeds of President Trump’s anti-immigration agenda.

Sandwichman said...

Thanks, Anonymous!

Anonymous said...

Here is the working link:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/14/us/anti-immigration-cordelia-scaife-may.html

I think what you are doing is important, though frightening.

Anonymous said...

I would welcome further analysis on this matter, which has startled me. I notice that the Guardian had an article about the matter today.

Sandwichman said...

Got it! Thanks.

'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/aug/15/anti
Susie Cagle
The Guardian
@susie_c