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The Ecological Rift: Capitalism's War on the Earth

The Ecological Rift: Capitalism's War on the Earth

John Bellamy Foster, Brett Clark and Richard York The Ecological Rift: Capitalism’s War on the Earth. Monthly Review Press, New York, 2010.  reviewed by Simon Butler Climate change is often called the greatest environment threat facing humanity. The threat is very real. Unless we cut carbon pollution fast, runaway climate change will worsen existing environmental and social […]

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What would a sustainable society look like?

The ecological changes proposed by socialists are all eminently feasible — if we build a society whose objective is human and natural sustainability through the co-development of na­ture and human society. Chapter 8 of Chris Williams’ recent book, Ecology and Socialism: Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis, outlines the kinds of changes that are needed, without engaging in […]

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Ecology & Socialism; Rise of the Green Left

Rise of the Green Left and Ecology and Socialism covers

<Chris Williams, Ecology and Socialism: Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis (Haymarket 2010) Derek Wall, The Rise of the Green Left: Inside the Worldwide Ecosocialist Movement (Pluto 2010) reviewed by Alex Snowdon Counterfire, March 11, 2011 There remains a huge gulf between what needs to be done to stop climate change wreaking destruction and the solutions […]

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New books by Derek Wall

Derek Wall, a founder of Britain’s Green Left and the Ecosocialist International Network, has two important new books published simultaneously. Highly recommended …. The No-Nonsense Guide to Green Politics measures the rising tide of eco-activism and awareness and explains why it heralds a new political era worldwide. New Internationalist Books 2010. The Rise of the Green Left: […]

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