evolution is leading to something new: a worldwide, interlocked,
monolithic, technical-political web of unprecedented negative
-- Jerry Mander, In the
Absence of the Sacred:
The Failure of
Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations
Triple roles: author, organizer, purse-string
International Forum on Globalization (IFOG),
President (2000 salary $26,049)
The Foundation for Deep Ecology, Program director
(1999 salary $104,336, benefits $16,512, expense account $10,333)
Public Media Center, Senior Fellow
Turning Point Project
Funders Network on Trade and Globalization, steering committee member
(one of twelve). FNTG is a project sponsored by the
Environmental Grantmakers Association.
Mander Clusters: IFOG.
alleged to be one of Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters and a Grateful Dead
promoter. Former president, Freeman, Mander
& Gossage, a San Francisco advertising agency.
He managed Sierra Club campaigns:
against dams in the
Grand Canyon; to take
private timberland for Redwood National Park;
and to stop the U.S.
Supersonic Transport (SST) airliner project.
In 1971, Mander formed a non-profit
advertising agency, Public Interest Communications.
During the 1990s he was a director of the unincorporated Elmwood
Institute (founded by Fritjof Capra), was a director of Patagonia, Inc.,
Yvon Chouinard's outdoor gear company. He is author of Four
Arguments for the Elimination of Television (1977), In the
Absence of the Sacred (1991), and The Case Against the Global
Economy And For a Turn Toward the Local, co-edited with Edward
He holds a masters degree from Columbia
University’s Business School in international economics.
Technological civilization is destroying nature
and human life.
Dismantle technological civilization. Simple as that.
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