Ecosocialist resources, 60

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The problem is capitalism
The ecological Achilles Heel of Capitalism is not found in the so-called “externalities,” as harmful as they are, but rather in the inner logic or inner laws of the system, the functioning of its very DNA.
Fred Magdoff
MRzine

Will climate summit in New York yield a climate pact in Paris?
The divide between developed and developing nations threatens a binding treaty on climate change to replace Kyoto protocol
Tarique Niazi
Down to Earth

America’s ridiculously rich: the 2014 edition
Forbes has just released its latest list of America’s wealthiest 400. The new numbers on these grand fortunes don’t just stagger the imagination. They stagger common sense.
Sam Pizzigati
Inequality.org

 Cuba has the best education system in Latin America and the Caribbean
The World Bank says Cuba is the only country in Latin America and the Caribbean with a high quality education system.
Salim Lamrani
Huffington Post

How big oil is fracking to climate disaster
Hydraulic fracturing has rescued the oil and gas industry, producing huge profits and cutting dependence on crude. But the price to be paid will be huge.
Amy Leather
Socialist Review

The emergence of Marx’s critique of modern agriculture
The relation between Marx and Liebig, and the development of Marx’s notion of the metabolic rift, was examined by John Bellamy Foster in Marx’s Ecology, published in 2000. Marx’s unpublished notes on Liebig, which Foster didn’t have access to, provide new insight into Marx’s ecological views.
Kohei Saito
Monthly Review

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