Joel Kovel’s keynote address at the International Ecosocialist Conference Quito, Ecuador, in June 2013
Archive | December, 2013
Attempts to solve the environmental crisis without challenging capitalism will fail — and the only force that can defeat capitalism is the working class.
Climate disasters in 2013; Agent Orange in Vietnam; The Diggers’ ecology; Scientists consider extinction; CO2 and Geothermal; John Bellamy Foster interview
Review: Ian Angus says Daniel Tanuro’s book is an important contribution to the fight against climate change and for ecosocialism, but parts of it are open to challenge
“Ecosocialism, meaning socioecological transformation, is a new synthesis to face the challenge of both social and environmental crisis, which have the same roots”
Land and Labour: A new book explores humanity’s contradictory relationship with the environment: our destructive role, and our potential for positive change
In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, ecosocialist Tony Iltis reports from the ruins of Tacloban City, one of the most neglected areas in the Philippines.
To respond to the climate emergency, our politics must be as radical as our reality.
“We need a much broader definition of violence than is allowed for by limiting its meaning to a physical and immediate brutal act of aggression, and one that includes an environmental dimension. “
Video of talks and discussion at a public forum on “Strategies to Stop Climate Change” hosted by the Vancouver Ecosocialist Group, in Vancouver, BC, on December 3
Replying to a critique in Monthly Review, Eddie Yuen says Ian Angus “misses my central problematic of politicization.” Angus says Yuen’s response displays “the most debilitating of common leftist neuroses.”
Marx and metabolic rift; NZ union leader on climate change; Warsaw climate talks; Climate and tobacco; China’s role in world poverty reduction
Hold the presses! Economists make shocking discovery!