Brazilian socialist leader Tárzia Medeiros: Ecosocialist and feminist struggles overlap and stand as the great reference point for our defence of common goods in our country and our continent.
Archive | June, 2013
Chris Williams: The president’s timid and grudging response to the global emergency shows the need to build a more powerful independent environmental movement
Radhika Krishnan: Massive flooding kills and isolates thousands in Uttarakhand, a predictable disaster caused by the ‘development’ policies of India’s ruling class
Fertilizer run-off from the U.S. midwest is forecast to kill most fish in a dead zone the size of New Jersey.
Simon Butler: “We cannot deal with climate change through crisis-prone markets that subsidise dirty energy firms.”
On June 10-12, Ecuador’s National Institute of Advanced Studies (IAEN, Spanish acronym) held an international symposium on Crisis of civilization, ecosocialism and ‘buen vivir’ . (“Buen Vivir” is usually translated as “living well,” but its meaning is closer to “living appropriately.”) Over three days, the participants debated among themselves and discussed issues with the organizers and government representatives, […]
Socialist candidate: We cannot solve the global climate emergency as long as mining, energy and banking remain in the hands of the billionaires and their corporations.
Book Review: Capitalism is responsible for a class-based genocide that targets the poor, particularly in the global south
Bolivia and ‘recipes for socialism’ … How should a united socialist party work? … The history and future of Leninism … Cuba revolution and ‘democracy’
Videos of presentations and discussions at London conference on Confronting the Climate Change Crisis, June 8, 2013
Under the guise of women’s rights, billionaires are promoting population control in sub-Saharan Africa
No tar sands company has complied with regulations to clean up tailings ponds. No problem, says the regulator. The rules are “overly optimistic”
Review: William Cronon’s history of Chicago is a brilliant ecological history that puts the development of capitalism at the heart of the story
Magnificent music from the struggle in Istanbul
Nicholas Davenport: Socialists must go beyond talking about the ecological crisis, and fully integrate it into our analysis of capitalism and the potential for revolution.
Why capturing and burying CO2 won’t solve anything
The planet can’t keep doing us a favour; Trying to break the climate consensus; Tar sands greenwash video; Enbridge’s secret Keystone pipeline
Essential resources for green left organizing
Phil Gasper: It’s a myth that Marx and Engels ignored environmental concerns. Their work was rooted in an ecological vision that can educate and inspire today’s activists
Don Fitz: To ensure fairness and sustainability, an ecosocialist society will have to ration scarce resources. The real question is, what should be rationed, and how?