Recent scientific work strengthens and extends the arguments in Ian Angus’s pathbreaking book on fossil capitalism and the crisis of the Earth System
Top meteorologist: only a complete transformation of our industrial, energy and transport systems can stop climate change
Seven new books and four book reviews. Engels at 200; Capitalist Crime; Eleanor Marx on England; Wheat’s Biography; Early Capitalist Farming; Renewable Energy; Sinking Middle Class
Lawsuit says Tyson Foods ordered sick workers to stay on the line, while bosses ran a pool on how many would contract the virus
John Bellamy Foster’s brilliant recovery of a century of ecological and socialist thought will inform, enable, and inspire a new generation of reds and greens
It’s not easy to explain Marx’s economics in a clear, straightforward and entertaining way, but Hadas Thier succeeds brilliantly. Nobody has done it better.
Five book announcements and three book reviews. Origin of Covid-19; History of pollutions; Collapse of US farming; Capital today; Social justice and the environment
Continuing Ian Angus’s examination of the ‘deadly trio’ of CO2-driven assaults on ocean life. Part three: ocean warming and permanent heatwaves
Voting for liberals won’t work. Nor will isolated actions by small groups. Building mass movements is hard work, but it is the only way to win
Unprecedented global temperatures made last month the hottest September since 1880. 2020 will likely be one of the three warmest years on record.
China’s reckless mode of development has savaged its environment and ecology. Is a new revolution the only way to prevent disaster?
Recorded on October 17: An online discussion with the left’s top pandemic analysts.