GreenPunk has been the center of much conversation lately, much of it fiery, perplexed or amused. For this, we are grateful. We ask for anything but complacence or indifference. GreenPunk is about questions, and as long as people are talking –even angrily– we are pleased. happy. And they should be talking: about what they like and why, and how willing they are to go along with movements of one sort or another, even when one becomes painfully commoditized and reduced to a series of cynical cliches.
Here are some selected responses:
Steve Davidson asks why each new movement must trample upon another.
J.T. Glover encourages the reclamation of the notion of the apocalypse in light of the GreenPunk manifesto
IO9 mistakes GreenPunk for another visual arts movement, but we’re happy to have their thoughts. Be sure to read the comments for some very angry reactions, particularly from the Right.
CURRENT TV encourages writers to take up the call of GreenPunk
GreenPunk collaborator Paul Jessup offers a little more information about the movement
The Mad Hatter describes Paolo Bacigalupi’s “The Wind-Up Girl” as GreenPunk