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Climate Change CO2lonialism

By Tim Forsyth and Zoe Young From Mute magazine – Culture and politics after the net According to Tony Blair, the climate change debate is ‘finally over.’ Who can dismiss the economic arguments of the Stern Report on Climate Change? Only a Channel 4 controversialist or two, perhaps, and a few (mainly oil-funded) scientists. The […]

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Joel Kovel Speaks in Toronto

TORONTO, MARCH 4, 2007: Joel Kovel, author of The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism or the End of the World? and co-author of “The Ecosocialist Manifesto,” spoke in Toronto last night. A recording of Joel Kovel’s talk is posted online HERE. His talk, “A Very Inconvenient Truth: The Left After Kyoto,” was sponsored […]

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Marxism versus ‘Anxiety-Driven Ecological Catastrophism’?

From “Notes from the Editors” in the March 2007 Monthly Review. Our friends Leo Panitch and Colin Leys, editors of the Socialist Register, have recently published Coming to Terms with Nature: Socialist Register, 2007 (Monthly Review Press, 2006), which includes contributions by a distinguished group of analysts addressing crucial environmental issues—dealing with everything from “fossil […]

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