Upcoming Events

Power, Peace and Protest: Call for Papers, Pictures & Participation!
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Call for Papers, Pictures and Participation for a Special Issue on the theme of: “Power, Peace and Protest: Ecosocialist-Ecofeminist Action, Vision, Alternatives” from the Ecofeminist Editorial Collective of Capitalism Nature Socialism On Saturday January 21, 2017 tens of millions of people marched for women’s rights in Washington D.C. and in more than 600 cities and towns worldwide. The Women’s March on Washington is counted as one of the largest demonstration in U.S. history. The day spotlighted the considerable capacities of…

The Calling of the Spirits!
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“The Calling of the Spirits” Pluricosmovisionary Council of Activators for the Convocation of The First Ecosocialist International(1) (See pictures on our Facebook page here, and here!) October 25-28, 2016 Guaja (Monte Carmelo), Lara, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Abya Yala (Our America) (Abya Yala: name used by indigenous nations for this continent, meaning “fertile ground”) [More information: prefiguration@gmail.com (english) / llamadodelosduendes@gmail.com (spanish)] To the Daughters and Sons of the People, Every year in a small village in the state of Lara…

The First Seven Days!
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(poster design by Eden Alessi) A Creation Story for Our Times! An oratorio/Sunday school lesson, with composer/pianist Sarah Saul, choreographer Peggy Brightman and Moving Spirit Dancers, musical directors Michael Zsoldos and Mark Nelson, and puppet designer Wayne Thompson. Saturday, September 17: Barnard Unitarian Church, 4pm Sunday, September 18: Woodstock Universalist Church, 4pm The once and future Vermont Republic. This event is FREE and open to the public. [A community exercise in liberation theology; an exorcism of thousands of years of…

Afro Yaqui Music Collective Honors Fred Ho
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The Afro Yaqui Music Collective Honors Fred Ho! (1957-2014) August 13, 2016 7:30 and 9:30 sets $15 in advance Red Rooster, 310 Lenox Ave at 125th St Reserve tickets here! “Fred Ho’s style is a genre unto itself, a pioneering fusion of free-jazz and traditional Chinese music that manages to combine truculence and delicacy with such natural ease that it sounds positively organic.” —DownBeat Fred Ho—called the “greatest baritone saxophonist of all time” by The New Yorker—would be celebrating his…

Convergence for Black Futures!
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THIS CONVERGENCE HAS BEEN POSTPONED… STAY TUNED HERE FOR UPDATES! CONVERGENCE FOR BLACK FUTURES (The Fifth North American Ecosocialist Convergence!) May 6-8, 2016: Joliet, Illinois! Black lives, the climate crisis, housing, the prison industry, environmental racism, and all forms of violence are connected. In Joliet, Illinois at Evergreen Terrace, the attacks on people of color are both physical and psychological. As Colia Clark says, “genocide is paired with menticide.” A City Council member in a heated moment said “We need…

Decolonizing our Future: Indigenous Resistance from Mexico to Monongahela
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Featuring Xuno “Juan” Lopez Itzin and the Afro Yaqui Music Collective! Friday, April 15, 2016, 7pm-9pm At the Dazzling Swamp: 2812 Wiese Street, Pittsburgh, PA Food and Refreshments will be served Free event, Donations encouraged sponsored by Landslide Community Farm and Ecosocialist Horizons Lecture by Xuno “Juan” Lopez Itzin: “Rediscovering the Sacred and the End of Hydra Capitalism” According to both Maya Tzeltal and Tzotzil indigenous thought, everything that exists is sacred and has Ch’ulel (spirit). Since the conquest of…

From Vermont to Venezuela: Building a Global Movement for Social and Environmental Justice
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Vermont and Venezuela may seem worlds apart, but they confront similar challenges — economic crisis, climate change, and predatory multinational corporations. Join us to connect the dots and think big about a global movement for social and environmental justice which is growing from the bottom up all around the world. Watch it all here: Quincy Saul from Ecosocialist Horizons will report from his recent travels in Venezuela, where grassroots movements of seed savers are passing new laws to ban GMOs,…

Trueke in the Bronx!
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Barter in the Bronx! / (Ex)Change in the Bronx! Intercambio Sin Dinero / Exchange Without Money! Saturday August 29th 230pm – 730pm The Bronx Evangelical Church 800 East 156th Street New York, 10455 Join the event on Facebook here! The goal — in the capital of capitalism — to isolate the dollar for a single day. To bring together people to exchange products, services, food, and knowledge, without the use of money. To prefigure a diverse and complex human community,…

Celebrating Indigenous Resistance in Mexico!
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Others Worlds are Here! A report back of Gizelxanath and Ben Barson from Mexico and a concert, party and fundraiser for Kol-lek-tive Snajtaleltik Friday, June 26th, 2015 52 Marble Hill Avenue Bronx, NY 10463 $10 Suggested Donation 7pm-2am Join the event on facebook! Join the Marble Hill party this Saturday for a concert, discussion, and party to highlight and celebrate the work of Indigenous Mexicans fighting for self-definition and self-determination. Musicians Gizelxanath and Ben Barson have just returned from Mexico,…

La Otra Otra Campaña: Gizelxanath and Ben Barson on Tour in Mexico!
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For Immediate Release! La Otra Otra Campaña: Continuing the Conversation between Resistance and Renaissance. Gizelxanath and Ben Barson on tour in Mexico June 12th-June 19th! Activists and award-­winning musical duo Gizelxanath and Benjamin Barson will be performing their signature music of Jazz Indigenous fusion throughout various communities in South­-Eastern Mexico from June 13-­18th. The trip commemorates the resistance movements of the first people throughout the Americas against the cultural and ecological destructivity of neoliberal capitalism. Their first performance will be…

Exclamation Points!
May 20, 2015

Sunday, May 31st / 7-10pm / The Commons: 388 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn Hosted by ECOSOCIALIST HORIZONS and RESISTANCE IN BROOKLYN Between mass extinction and mass incarceration, amidst mass migrations and mass uprisings, our headlines and hearts are full of question marks. In defense of life and liberty, we come together to celebrate exclamation points: The formation of new alliances and visions of revolution! Communities of creation and combat! Cultures of resistance and prefiguration! Beyond Left Boredom! Join us on Facebook…

Party like it’s a Palenque!
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An Almost Revolutionary House Party! Hosted by Ernesto Villalobos and Ecosocialist Horizons Saturday, May 9, 6pm-6am! 52 Marble Hill, the Bronx, New York, Turtle Island (1 train to 225th street) Tickets: $10 Join the event on Facebook here! A palenque is a maroon community — a multi-ethnic, multi-lingual society of resistance and celebration, which rejects enslavement and plantation agriculture, and which prefigures a new humanity in harmony with itself and with its environment. From the legendary Palmares of Brazil to…

The Afro Asian Music Ensemble Tour!
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(click on the poster to enlarge or download) From April 19th­ to April 26th, the Afro Asian Music Ensemble will take Fred Ho’s Afro­Asian music and radical ecosocialist politics on tour. The group will perform at venues in Western Massachusetts, New York City, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and Vermont. (Scroll down for showtimes!) Throughout their performances, they will be joined by special guests and longtime collaborators of Mr. Ho, including singer and theatre artist Youn Joun Kim; in Chicago, by dancer…

Fred Ho Revival!
Fred Ho Revival Flyer March 24, 2015

Join us on Monday April 20th at 7pm! Ecosocialist Horizons invites you to The Fred Ho Revival: a bi-monthly event to share in the love, passion and legacy of Fred Ho! For collaborators, friends, fans and new allies: An open call to express your inner “Ho”! With music, theater, writings, poetry and politics. Come prepared to share your reflections and inspirations! How Ho-listic are you? At The Commons: 388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn NY A-C-G-2-3 Trains $10 suggested donation. Featuring the…

The Underground Railroad to Your Heart!
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A memorial concert for Fred Ho! Sunday, October 5, 8pm El Taller Latinoamericano 2710 Broadway, Third Floor (www.tallerlatino.org) Ecosocialist Horizons is honored to invite you to a memorial concert and ceremony, in celebration of the life of Fred Ho. Featuring The Afro Asian Music Ensemble, with members blowing in from around the world (from Ghana to California!). Fred Ho was a one-of-a-kind revolutionary activist and composer. He touched the lives of countless souls striving to build a world free of…

Ecosocialist Horizons at the NYC Climate Convergence
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Join Ecosocialist Horizons at the NYC Climate Conference! Saturday, September 20, 2014 2:15-3:14pm 16 Beaver Street, NYC, 4th Floor Featuring: Joel Kovel, Colia Clark, Matt Meyer, Quincy Saul and more! Ecosocialist Horizons was launched in 2011, though the ecosocialism it represents goes back more than twenty years and has been a significant presence in Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Brazil, the UK, France, Denmark, Turkey, Greece, South Africa, China and beyond! Climate change is part and parcel of a global ecological crisis…

Rage Against the Dying of the Light
India’s rivers are being choked by heavy pollution. Credit: Ana Raquel S. Hernandes/CC-BY-SA-2.0 September 16, 2014

Got the Battleground Earth Blues? Party to Save Planet Earth! Download poster here! In solidarity and in concert with the People’s Climate March Saturday, September 20th Kicks off at 7pm and goes all night 52 Marble Hill Ave, the Bronx: 1 train to 225th street 10$ suggested donation, no one turned away. Join us up on the mainland — the future shoreline of New York City — for a concert and convergence in solidarity with the People’s Climate March. “If…

Go Hear it on the Mountain – Eco Music Returns to Vermont
Members of the Red, Black and Green Revolutionary EcoMusic Big Band. Credit: BarnArts Center for the Arts August 4, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE! ART FOR CHANGE: The Union of Art and Agriculture! Featuring The Villalobos Brothers and La Realidad Ensemble Thursday, August 7, 430-9pm. 2248 Royalton Turnpike, between East Barnard and Sayer roads. Barnard, Vermont Contact: Benjamin Barson / 973.896.7697 / BenjaminBarson@gmail.com Chloe Powell / clovermont@gmail.com / 802 999 3391 Renowned artists and activists from around the world are coming to Barnard this month, to team up with local farmers and to prefigure a better world! The world-famous violin virtuosos…

From Satyagraha to Ujamaa – EH in Cape Town!
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Ecosocialist Horizons is honored to have been invited to attend the first fully Pan-African conference on nonviolence in Cape Town, South Africa this July. This historic gathering will be the largest Pan-African gathering of organizers and activists for revolutionary nonviolence since the height of the anti apartheid struggle. Three years ago, Ecosocialist Horizons was launched in Durban, South Africa, and thanks to our comrades at War Resisters International, we are once again returning to the source! In addition to participating…

Ecosocialist Concert and Convergence
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Join us on SATURDAY JUNE 7TH, 10PM! @ 2710 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10025 ($10 suggested donation; NO ONE TURNED AWAY!) Download concert poster here! This is your invitation to a concert and a convergence, combining art and politics inspired by the grassroots mobilization at an ecosocialist convergence this past April in Pittsburgh. This convergence launched an urban garden project during three days of an encuentro featuring farmers, scientists, artists and activists, who gathered from all over the…

Announcing the MOSAIC Garden Convergence!
Caption: Imagining a transformed urban space. Credit: Wonderlane/CC-BY-2.0 March 21, 2014

THE MOSAIC CONVERGENCE! April 25-27, Pittsburgh PA Download our complete press packet here! In a climate that is changing in more ways than one, Ecosocialist Horizons invites you to be a part of its fourth North American convergence in Pittsburgh, where a dynamic group of artists, gardeners, and activists will convene to raise gardens and share strategies and stories for resistance and renewal. Download the registration form here! We will get our hands dirty in the soil that sustains all…

The Red, Black and Green Revolutionary EcoMusic Tour!
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WHEN: February 18­-23, 2014, Vermont & New York City For a full list of dates and times, visit the Eco Music Tour Blog. The Red, Black and Green Revolutionary Eco-­Music Tour will perform the music of two legendary and influential big band jazz composers: Cal Massey, a leading 1960s African-­American composer whose long­-lost magnum opus “The Black Liberation Movement Suite” is one of the 20th century’s great undiscovered long­-form works; alongside famed composer, political activist, ecosocialist and “Best baritone saxophonist…

Bhopali: The Disaster Is Here
A mural depicting victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster rushing to a village hospital. Credit: Jessie Bhangoo/CC-BY-ND-2.0 November 2, 2013

Join us on Thursday November 21st for the New York City premiere of the internationally acclaimed film “Bhopali”. The Bhopal gas disaster, which claimed the lives of over 30,000 innocent people in 1984, reconsidered in light of all the many chemical disasters impacting communities around the world, brings us to the front lines of the international struggle to challenge corporate power. As the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal reminds us, the Bhopal disaster didn’t happen. It is still happening….

QUILOMBO!
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Join the Exodus from Capitalism! 21st Century Maroons from Prison and Patriarchy! Saturday, September 21st, 7PM Food for Thought Books, 106 North Pleasant Street, Amherst MA. From the Kimbundu word kilombo, a quilombo is a mountain stronghold of maroons – people who escaped from slavery and the colonial plantation system, to build a new world in resistance and defiance to the dominant world order. Primarily built and organized by Africans, quilombos also included indigenous peoples, poor whites and others who…

B’Earthday Celebration for Russell Maroon Shoatz!
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A TALE OF TWO CITITES: NEW YORK & PITTSBURGH BLACK AUGUST B’EARTHDAY CELEBRATION HONORING RUSSELL MAROON SHOATZ’S 70TH BIRTHDAY On August 23 & 24th, 2013, from 7pm-9pm, the Campaign to Free Russell Maroon Shoatz, in collaboration with Scientific Soul Sessions, Movement in Motion, and Human Rights Coalition-Fed Up! will be hosting events in Pittsburgh and New York City to celebrate Maroon’s 70th birthday. Maroon, who has spent close to 30 years in solitary confinement in the state of Pennsylvania, is…

Questions, Challenges and New Visions: A Conversation between Fred Ho and Eric Mann
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Do you still believe you can and want to end white supremacy, patriarchy, imperialism and build a revolutionary post-capitalist world? Then come to this historic event in a historic location: Veteran organizers and revolutionary theorists Eric Mann and Fred Ho, founders respectively of the Labor Community Strategy Center in Los Angeles, and Scientific Soul Sessions in New York City, will have a public conversation about the way forward for the 21st century, to the tune of the live music of…

Announcing National Book Tour for “Maroon the Implacable”
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“Maroon the Implacable: the collected writings of Russell Maroon Shoatz,” published by PM Press and Ecosocialist Horizons, is touring the United States! The book tour launched at the third North American ecosocialist convergence in Troy New York at The Sanctuary for Independent Media on March 22, and is now on the road! Throughout the month of April, Theresa Shoatz (daughter of Russell Maroon Shoatz) and Quincy Saul (co-editor) will be appearing at 24 events in 18 cities, spreading the word…

Changing the Climate: (r)Evolution for social and environmental justice!
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painting by Anastasia Markovich. A convergence hosted by Ecosocialist Horizons Troy, New York: March 22-24 (scroll down for updates and other details) We are live-streaming now from The Sanctuary for Independent Media! Tune in at http://www.mediasanctuary.org/ Economic crises are deepening the world over, and ecosystems are in rapid decline. But massive social movements all over the world demonstrate that these are times of not only peril but possibility. The climate is changing in more ways than one: The old order…

From the Soil to the Sky: Organizing a Revolution for Climate Justice
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When: November 30th and December 1st Flyer: Download PDF Release: Download PDF As climate change and economic crisis become ever more severe, our only hope is to unite for an alternative future. Join a global movement on the ecosocialist horizon! From worker coops to climate justice, from human rights to nature’s rights, from soil science to soul science, this convergence hosted by Ecosocialist Horizons will explore and expand the connections between diverse organizations and individuals working toward social and environmental…

Ecosocialist Convergence Announced!
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When: August 13-15 Flyer: Download PDF Release: Download PDF This August 13th through 15th, Ecosocialist Horizons, an organization dedicated to facilitating the growth and development of the global ecosocialist movement, will hold a convergence in alliance with the world-renowned Bread and Puppet Theater troupe, in their home town of Glover, Vermont. Opening with a public event on the 13th and moving into two days of artistic workshops, skillshares, forums and assemblies, the goal of the convergence is inspired by many…

Launch Event: Free Russell Maroon Shoatz Campaign
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“25 years in prison + 50 years of age = OUT” April 17, 2012, New York City, NY—On May 5th, 2012, Scientific Soul Sessions (SSS), a collective of revolutionary artists, farmers and organizers based in New York City, will launch a campaign to free RUSSELL MAROON SHOATZ, a 70-year-old political prisoner who has spent the last 40 years of his life in various penitentiaries across the United States. Thirty of those forty years – including the last twenty – have…