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Ecosocialism for the 21st Century

Over 100 people attended the public meeting on “Ecosocialism for the 21st Century” in Vancouver, B.C. on Friday September 21, 2007. The speakers were: Joel Kovel, author of The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism or The End of the World and editor of the journal Capitalism, Nature Socialism Hugo Blanco, the principal leader […]

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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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"Not to laugh, not to weep, but to understand"

From Inhabitable Earth, June 9, 2007 “Not to Laugh, Not to Weep, But to Understand” As Leon Trotsky said of the Stalinist betrayal of the Russian Revolution and everything it achieved, the task is “not to laugh, not to weep, but to understand”. This site has been started as an attempt to understand essentially the politics […]

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Ecosocialism or Collapse

The following is excerpted from “The Eco-Suicidal Economics of Adam Smith,” and published here by kind permission of the author, Richard A. Smith. The full article appears in the June 2007 issue of the journal Capital Nature Socialism. by Richard A. Smith If we’re going to stop the capitalist economic locomotive from driving us off […]

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Marxism and Climate Change: An Exchange

Paul York, an organizer of Students Against Climate Change at the University of Toronto, recently submitted the following comments on Ian Angus’s article Confronting the Climate Change Crisis. Ian’s response follows Paul’s comments Ian, this is a great article. It really sums up the problem. The one point of difference is the solution: modern capitalism […]

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