Dan Chodorkoff

Alternative Technology and Urban Reconstruction

Loisaida

A look at community development in Loisaida and the experience of CHARAS, a community group that introduced alternative technologies and organic food production to their urban neighborhood. In doing so they developed new forms of leadership and a directly democratic approach to community planning that, for a time, successfully contested the city’s plans for the transformation of their neighborhood.

Social Ecology: An Ecological Humanism

In this essay taken from the book The Anthropology of Utopia, Dan Chodorkoff provides an introduction to the philosophy of social ecology.