We now face the challenge of changing the world in the context of impending environmental disaster on a global scale. That’s reality in our time.
Dharna Noor of Real News Network interviews C&C editor Ian Angus about the proposal to declare a new geological epoch, and his new book, ‘Facing the Anthropocene.’
Video: Democracy Now! reports from protests against pipeline that would carry about 500,000 barrels of crude per day from North Dakota’s Bakken oilfield
Ian Angus: “We must have a concrete materialist understanding of how our world works and is changing. Without that, our political views would be floating in mid-air, with no concrete foundation.”
Video: John Bellamy Foster discusses the theoretical and programmatic challenges that the Anthropocene, a dangerous new epoch in planetary history, poses for socialists in the 21st century.
Author’s presentation at book launch meeting for ‘Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System,’ at the Socialism for the 21st Century Conference in Sydney, Australia, May 13, 2013.
Michael Yates explains why inequality matters, how it negatively affects nearly every aspect of our lives, how its underlying causes are rooted in modern capitalism, and why informed radical action by working people, the unemployed and the poor is needed to overcome the great inequality that marks our time.
Liam Young examines the causes of environmental damage in Scotland and the impact communities can have when they take control of their own resources.
A new video by Suhail Ilyas: The growing strength of the climate movement around the world gives us great hope, but only a revolution can save the world for future generations.
Video: The author of ‘This Changes Everything’ speaking at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Sydney, Australia, September 5, 2015
Rising greenhouse gas emissions mean U.S. droughts during the last half of this century could be drier and longer than any in the last 1,000 years
From Canadian musician/activist Bill Carroll, a very blue song and video that explains climate crisis and climate justice in three minutes.
A powerful and effective (and true and funny) protest song for our time
The movement that stalled after the failed climate talks in Copenhagen 2009 is back on the streets – bigger, stronger and more confident than ever
Cuba: The ‘solarisation’ of Granma province … Global population control policies fuel India’s sterilization atrocities … Wealth: Having it all and wanting more … Pablo Solon on building a post-capitalist global movement.
Massive transformation of the global water cycle is threatening billions of people around the world. This 3-minute film charts the scale of change.
Video: Ian Angus argues for a movement based on socialist and ecological principles, to save humanity and the rest of nature from capitalist ecocide.
Class conscious blues, from the wonderful New Orleans blues musician Mem Shannon.
It’s made from all natural ingredients, but watch for side effects …
Video: Jonathan Neale, author of Stop Global Warming: Change the World, explains what needs to be done to stop emissions — and why a socialist vision is the essential first step