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Michael Löwy on Ecosocialism and the Fight to Stop Climate Change

Michael Löwy, Research Director in Sociology at the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research) in Paris, is a member of the coordinating committee of the Ecosocialist International Network. He was interviewed by Foad Rad for the Swedish journal Internationalen. The interview was translated and published this month in International Viewpoint Online magazine. (more…)

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Should ecosocialists try to live green?

This weekend’s conference of the British Campaign Against Climate Change featured a session on Ecosocialism, with panelists Jonathan Neale (Socialist Workers Party), Derek Wall (Green Party) and Alan Thornett (Socialist Resistance). Liam Mac Uaid, who attended the session, says it included a worthwhile discussion on issues related to labels (should we call ourselves ‘eco’ socialists?) […]

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Evo Morales: 10 Commandments to Save the Earth

[Quotes and Insights #6] Speaking at the United Nations today, Bolivian president Evo Morales proposed 10 commandments to save the planet, life and humanity Acabar con el sistema capitalista Putting an end to the capitalist system Renunciar a las guerras Renouncing wars Un mundo sin imperialismo ni colonialismo A world without imperialism or colonialism Derecho […]

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Will Capitalism Survive Climate Change?

“Climate change is both a threat and an opportunity to bring about the long postponed social and economic reforms that had been derailed or sabotaged in previous era” By Walden Bello There is now a solid consensus in the scientific community that if the change in global mean temperature in the 21st century exceeds 2.4 […]

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