Michael Löwy reflects on the life and contributions of our friend and comrade Joel Kovel, who died on April 30.
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Joel Kovel’s keynote address at the International Ecosocialist Conference Quito, Ecuador, in June 2013
Ecosocialism; Who causes most emissions?; An unprecedented storm; Marxist view of carbon markets; CO2 emissions soar
[Quotes and Insights #2] “However uncertain the end point, the first two steps on the path are clearly laid out, and are within the reach of every conscientious person. These are that people ruthlessly criticize the capitalist system ‘from to to botton’, and that they include in this a consistent attack on the widespread idea […]
a socialism worthy of the name will have to be ecologically—or to be more exact, “ecocentrically”—oriented, that is, it will have to be an “ecosocialism” devoted to restoring the integrity of our relationship to nature