How can climate justice activists stop capitalism’s drive to catastrophe? The author of Fossil Capital considers lessons from past revolutions and proposes an action program for today.
Six new books on the science for the people movement, health care under capitalism, the criminalizing of poverty, Yemen in crisis, the origins of everything, and communism and democracy
The government’s decision to build the dam makes it abundantly clear that the struggle to defend indigenous rights and the environment must be built outside of parliament
Utopias are necessary. But not only are they insufficient: they can be part of the system, the bad totality that organises us, warms the skies, and condemns millions to peonage on garbage scree.
The author of ‘Fossil Capital’ and ‘The Progress of This Storm’ says there are reasons to be hopeful, but success depends on building a global movement of unprecedented scale
World Bank report shows massive depletion of Africa’s natural wealth by transnational corporations. Only mass action can block the extractivist plunder
The Marxist author of The Self-managing Environment rejected techno-fixes for environmental crises and exposed the fallacies of populationism
Seven new books on the new terrain of class war, social reproduction theory, limits to NGO radicalism, ideas for change, shrinking the technosphere, technology and inequality, and property formation in colonial North America
The 109 articles we published in Climate & Capitalism in 2017 were read by more people than ever before. These were the most popular …
“Our call for system change is urgent because the damage is growing. Commons, including land, forests and water, must be protected and restored to the people. We need to work together with our allies to be prepared for climate change.”
The editor of Monthly Review responds to ‘socialists’ who view the environmental crisis as a problem of technology, not a fundamental rift in society’s relationship with nature.
Six new books on Marx’s ecosocialist views, climate change and health, theory and action, inevitability versus contingency in evolution, new politics, and the meaning of Capital
Climate & Capitalism readers David Schwartzman and David Walters respond to criticism of Jacobin magazine’s special issue on climate change.
For Discussion: Patricia Mann says that building networks of renewable energy microproduction could be the basis for a mass anticapitalist movement. What do you think?
In ‘Facing the Anthropocene’ Ian Angus shows that the earth system crisis originated in specific developments in late capitalism arising out of WWII. He also tells us who our enemies are.
Fred Magdoff: “Decisions made about production and consumption will emphasize on positive effects on humans and the health of the broader environment, rather than the profits and wealth of a few”
Six new books on climate change and neoliberalism, movement strategy, surviving the Anthropocene, science and religion, Gaia, and energy security
South African activist Patrick Bond says we need to generate international solidarity for climate justice by imposing popular sanctions against Trump and US corporations.
In the Introduction to his new book, Ian Angus says ecosocialism must be based on a careful and deliberate synthesis of Marxist social science and Earth System science — a twenty-first century rebirth of scientific socialism.
There is much to admire in Naomi Klein’s new book, but she underestimates the danger posed by Trumpism, and doesn’t pose a real alternative. She calls for a Leap, but it isn’t high enough or far enough.