Brian Tokar (1955-) has been an activist, author and a leading critical voice for ecological activism since the 1970s, and is the Director of the Vermont-based Institute for Social Ecology. Brian was the recipient of a 1999 Project Censored award for his investigative history of the Monsanto company (The Ecologist, Sept./Oct. 1998). His books include Earth for Sale, Toward Climate Justice, Redesigning Life? (ed.), and Crisis in Food and Agriculture: Conflict, Resistance and Renewal (co-edited with Fred Magdoff).