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Science, Socialism and the Anthropocene

Ian Angus

Ian Angus

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.”

Climate & Capitalism editor Ian Angus, recorded live at the Socialism 2016 conference, in Chicago, July 2, 2016. Courtesy of

Ian’s book, Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System, is available now through  booksellers in Canada, the United States and Australia, and will be available in Europe soon.

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2 Responses to Science, Socialism and the Anthropocene

  1. Terry Moore August 9, 2016 at 8:07 am #

    Very good presentation. Could you provid a link to the charts and graphics you distributed at the meeting?

    • Ian Angus August 9, 2016 at 8:54 am #

      Thanks for asking — I have added the link.

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