On the Papal Encyclical; Peoples power in Venezuela; Marxism & Ecology; Alternatives to neoliberalism; Top 10 climate events; Trade unions and climate justice; New Mexico’s last wild river; Climate insurgency after Paris
An IWW supporter discusses how can radical activists and environmentalists work with conservative workers and unions.
Ecosocialist Resources, published monthly (more or less) in Climate & Capitalism, links to articles, reports, talks and videos that are relevant to our mission
What does it take to stop a transnational corporate giant in its tracks when it threatens workers, farmers and communities? The people of Arequipa, Peru have an answer.
Ecosocialist Resources, published monthly in Climate & Capitalism, links to articles, reports, talks and videos that are relevant to our mission.
“Strong social forces with the ability to change the course of society do not suddenly erupt at the global level. They have to be built from below.”
200 trade unionists from around the world will meet in Paris in September to plan action against climate change
RMT President: ‘Environmental devastation is a socialist issue. It always has been, though for most of the time most socialists tended to relegate it.’
Refinery workers strike and class struggle environmentalism … Fossil fuel divestment … Kenyan government aims to dispossess Maasai … Small farmers versus big agriculture
Supporting the strike is a key part of the fight against fossil fuels. Our enemies are the oil corporations, not the oilworkers they exploit and endanger
At COP20, the global labor federation calls for decisive climate action to keep warming below 2 degrees, promote equality and defend workers’ rights
B.C. ecosocialists appeal for a cross-Canada labour climate caucus to campaign against climate catastrophe and growing threats to community safety
One million climate jobs; Trade union strategy against climate change; Natural gas won’t curb carbon emissions; Turkish translation of Marxism & Ecology
The movement to divest from fossil fuels is strong and growing. It’s time for the labor movement to join that process.
Cutting greenhouse gas emissions will throw millions of people out of work! That claim has made many working people reluctant to support action to slow climate change. But is it true?
Green Bans, Red Union: How a militant union and green activists united to stop anti-environmental development in Australia
Attempts to solve the environmental crisis without challenging capitalism will fail — and the only force that can defeat capitalism is the working class.
“This is a green labour revolution I’m talking about. An epic vision of healing our country from the ravages of the last 30 years of neoliberalism and healing the planet in the process.”
Needed: thousands of union members in their union hats and coats and shirts, banners and flags flying, at every demonstration to save the climate
South African Metalworkers Union: “Reducing global warming requires fundamental restructuring of the capitalist system. At the centre of such restructuring is the question of who owns the means of energy production, transmission, distribution and consumption.”