The word was unknown until recently, but now ‘extractivism’ has become a source of heated debate and confusion. What’s really at stake? Federico Fuentes replies to Don Fitz.
Archive | October, 2014
Historians have offered various explanations, none of which really work. Ian Angus traces an important socialist slogan to its unexpected source.
John Riddell reviews ‘This Changes Everything’ — a rich resource of fact and argument that every climate justice activist should read, use and share.
Naomi Klein’s most important book; Sea levels at 6000 year high; 2014 may be hottest year yet; Tar sands battle gaining strength; The other CO2 problem
The problem is capitalism; New York Climate Summit; America’s ridiculously rich; Education in Cuba; Fracking to disaster; Marx and modern agriculture
Despite being small, landlocked and poor, Bolivia is punching way above its weight in confronting the climate crisis and formulating radical solutions
Should the proceeds of a tax on fossil fuels be spent on social programs or distributed? Ian Angus and Michael Friedman discuss climate change exit strategy
Book Review: Why opposition to the Alberta Tar Sands is central to the climate justice movement … and how this campaign is transforming activism itself
A 1960 passage that is even more relevant today …