Burning Rage of a Dying Planet: Speaking for the Earth Liberation Front

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Lantern Books, 2004 - Nature - 278 pages
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Former Earth Liberation Front (ELF) spokesman Craig Rosebraugh chronicles the history and ideology of the ELF, a group that has stirred controversy with its radical approach to protecting the environment.
  

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User Review  - KeithAkers - LibraryThing

I read only about half of this book and then skimmed some of the rest. I liked this book because it conveyed very well how the ELF (and probably the ALF) actually work. It's not a secret organization ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maiga Milbourne - Goodreads

Reading this book renews my love for activists. It's such hard work, but filled with such fun and heart! Reading Craig's account of what his days looked like staffing ELF's press office reminded me of ... Read full review

Contents

THE TELEPHONE RINGS
1
BRING ON THE ELVES
18
LOVE AND REPRESSION
37
FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN
55
TIMBER IN THE NORTHWEST
72
DOES GE BRING GOOD THINGS TO LIFE?
98
NAELFPO AND URBAN SPRAWL
114
WITH GUNS DRAWN
132
JOHNNY LAW TRIES TO MAKE A DENT
164
FEDS RETURN
177
BUSY IN 2001
198
POLITICIANS SEEK ACTION
212
IS THIS TERRORISM?
236
STEPPING DOWN
242
THE FIRE RAGES ON
257
NOTES
273

LONG ISLAND HEATS UP
150

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Craig Rosebraugh was a spokesman for the Earth Liberation Front from its inception in 1997 to September 2001. In February 2002, he was called to testify before Congress, where he invoked the Fifth Amendment more than 50 times. Rosebaugh has appeared in numerous publications, such as the New York Times, Newsweek, Time, National Geographic, and others and has written for Earth First!, No Compromise, and other radical journals. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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