Archive | August, 2007

Karl Marx: Our duty to the earth and the future

[Quotes and Insights #1] A previous post quotes top NASA climate scientist James Hansen on the importance of viewing our relationship to the earth as a “usufruct” — a right to use, but also a responsibility to preserve for future generations. If Hansen were a Marxist, he might have cited this quote from Karl Marx, […]

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'The Future Has to Be Red-Green' An Interview With Derek Wall

Derek Wall is a writer, an economist, and currently the Principal Male Speaker of the Green Party of England and Wales. He is the author of several books including Earth First! and the Anti-Roads Movement: Radical Environmentalism and Comparative Social Movements and Babylon and Beyond: The Economics of Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Globalist and Radical Green Movements.  Republished […]

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Some Questions About Ecosocialism

This article was submitted this as a comment on Joel Kovel’s article Why Ecosocialism Today? I am publishing it as a separate article because it raises important questions that ecosocialists need to consider carefully. by Jeff White Re: Joel Kovel’s “Why Ecosocialism Today?” The title of this article is too modest: Kovel asks not only […]

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Failing to Make the Connections

by William Bowles From Investigating New Imperialism, August 7, 2007 I’m torn, really torn between trying to keep up with the deceptions the corporate press keep feeding us and wanting to ignore the entire sorry mess completely, but well you know how it is, almost without exception, everyday there’s a story that grabs my attention because […]

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