On the eve of the Peoples Climate March, we look back at three major statements that have shaped the global ecosocialist movement
The impact of the Leap Manifesto at the party convention opens major opportunities to deepen the debate on climate justice and to build an ecosocialist left in and around the NDP.
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has acknowledged shocking details about the violence of Canada’s near past. Deepening poverty and inequality are a scar on the country’s present. And Canada’s record on climate change is a crime against humanity’s future.
‘Vulnerable 20’ communique: “Climate change is the defining challenge of our time. Overcoming it is a matter of survival for people on all continents and vulnerable communities everywhere.”
A call for mass action in Paris to declare our determination to stop crimate climes and keep fossil fuels in the ground.
Final declaration of the 6th Congress of countryside organizations affiliated with La Via Campesina, held April 10-16, 2015, in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Real solutions will not come from the industrial model. Agroecology is a key form of resistance to an economic system that puts profit before life.
Break the power of food corporations. Establish a constitutional right to food. Build food sovereignty from below, based on small scale farming and agroecology, not industrial agriculture
‘Capitalism, a global system that puts profits before people, has brought us to the brink of a climate-induced catastrophe that can destroy humanity.’
Sierra Leone has experienced a mass influx of foreign investors acquiring large tracts of arable and forest land for agriculture and mining
“Ecosocialism, meaning socioecological transformation, is a new synthesis to face the challenge of both social and environmental crisis, which have the same roots”
Artificial demand for biofuels is undermining the right to food, causing significant increases in food insecurity, malnutrition, and land-grabbing. European and North American governments must end policies that undermine food by promoting biofuels
“We demand a world where our children and future generations are assured of fair and just opportunities for social stability, employment, a healthy planet and prosperity.”
An appropriate and principled framework for bringing all varieties of ecosocialists together in action against capitalist ecocide and for a just world.
A deep green program for saving the world and building better lives: Reduce working hours and ensure that everyone has enough work while no one is overworked, while building safer and healthier communities.
We are fighting for our rights, against neo-liberalism and patriarchy, for food sovereignty with gender justice
On June 10-12, Ecuador’s National Institute of Advanced Studies (IAEN, Spanish acronym) held an international symposium on Crisis of civilization, ecosocialism and ‘buen vivir’ . (“Buen Vivir” is usually translated as “living well,” but its meaning is closer to “living appropriately.”) Over three days, the participants debated among themselves and discussed issues with the organizers and government representatives, […]
Update on the Réseau écosocialiste, and a translation of its founding statement. “Ecosocialism advocates the distribution of wealth, ecological and democratic planning, and popular sovereignty.”
“We will not allow the capitalist system to burn us all. We will take action and address the root causes of climate change by changing the system.”
World Social Forum participants urge broad unity in a global campaign to stave off catastrophic climate change