Mitchel Cohen coordinates the No Spray Coalition in New York City, which successfully sued the City government over its indiscriminate spraying of toxic pesticides. In 1997, he organized the campaign to rid NYC public schools of milk from cows injected with genetically engineered Bovine Growth Hormone, and in 2001, he ran for Mayor of NYC as one of five Green Party candidates. He was editor of the national newspaper Green Politix, and of the NY State Green Party newspaper. Mitchel edited Red Balloon, the journal of the Red Balloon Collective that he co-founded at SUNY Stony Brook, and chaired WBAI radio’s Local Board. His writings include:
- The Social Construction of Neurosis, and numerous other pamphlets under the rubric of Zen-Marxism
- What is Direct Action?, a book that draws on personal experiences as well as lessons from Occupy Wall Street
- An American in Revolutionary Nicaragua
- Listen Bookchin!
and two books of poetry,
Connect with Mitchel on Instagram.
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