Fighting for the measures necessary to avert catastrophic climate change needs to be at the centre of socialist thinking and action.
“Our vision of the Communitarian Socialism of Living Well is based on rights and not on the market. It is based on the full realization of human happiness of peoples and populations, through the full complementarity of the rights of peoples, persons, states and Mother Earth”
Free download from C&C: Alvaro Garcia Linero’s powerful book-length response to leftist critics of the Morales government’s economic policies, including the controversial TIPNIS highway and so-called ‘extractivism.’
The claim that First Nations live off government subsidies is a racist myth. In reality, Indigenous people have been massively subsidizing Canada for a very long time.
Some Canadian environmentalists are blaming this ecological nightmare on foreign investors. Their analysis is both mistaken and dangerous: the tar sands are firmly in Canadian hands, and those hands are very dirty.
Despite attacks from within and abroad, Bolivia’s ‘process of change’ made important gains in 2012, and is building on its strengths to advance into a post-capitalist economic revolution.
Greenpeace explains why the petro-giant’s Arctic adventure is an environmental disaster waiting to happen.
We need a 21st Century Green Manifesto to overthrow the Corporatocracy and dismantle the suicide economy, before it’s too late.
Video: Democracy Now interviews Dr. Pamela Palmater, spokeswoman for the Idle No More movement.
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The tendency of some on the left to counterpose a humanistic Marx to a positivist Engels weakens Marxism, and is not supported by historical evidence.
Building factory farms in urban skyscrapers is promoted as a way to fix our broken food system. Despite the good intentions of its advocates, it’s a fantasy, an unrealistic techno-fix that can only divert attention from the need for real change.
Coastal First Nations leader explains how they won the support of 80% of British Columbians for the indigenous peoples’ campaign against Enbrodge’s pipeline plans
“We did not come here to turn the climate into a business, or to protect businesses of them who want to continue aggravating the climate crisis, destroying Mother Earth. We came here to protect the future of humanity.”
Supported by the government and the opposition parties, Enbridge is pushing ahead with plans to pipe toxic bitumen through Ontario. First Nations and environmentalists are trying to mobilize public opposition.
Mass transportation is intimately tied not only to the physical form of cities, but to the deeper social structures of imperial capitalism. A campaign for free public transit can be an important part of a broader fight to restructure society along ecosocialist lines.
Barbara Kingsolver’s new novel is a beautifully written and compelling account of working people responding to the local effects of a global crisis
Canada’s government is deliberately promoting policies that will kill over 100 million people by 2030. When will these criminals be called to account?
The World Bank, which says emissions must be cut quickly to prevent catastrophic global warming, is a major investor in fossil fuel projects that are turning the heat up.
An important new book examines what went wrong with 20th Century socialism, why it went wrong, and how we could avoid repeating the same mistakes in the future.