Finally published in full, Marx’s notebooks from the 1860s provide important insights into his views on ecology and capital’s destruction of nature.
Author Archive | Ian Angus
New books for reds and greens. How the Richest Drive Climate Change; Planning from Below; The Scottish Clearances; Slime; Here Comes the Sun; Eco-Socialism and Practical Utopias
Grim reading from US government scientists. For five years, every July has set a worldwide temperature record — and this year was the worst of all
Activists make the case that this widely used pesticide is wreaking havoc on the earth, killing not just weeds but multiple species, including our own
Summary of new UN report that documents the impact of climate change on land and agriculture — and how land misuse accelerates climate change.
This article, submitted to C&C by the Make Rojava Green Again campaign, introduces an important attempt to build a democratic, feminist and ecologist society.
The real power of mass civil disobedience is not its ability to shock the powerful into listening, but rather its potential to draw masses of people into action.
Dangerous climate change is not just something that might happen in the future. It is visibly happening now and it is rapidly getting worse.
Ian Angus discusses the scientific developments that led Marx to develop metabolic rift theory in the 1800s, and a new generation to rediscover it the 21st century.
As the great American labor organizer and socialist Mary Harris ‘Mother’ Jones said: “Sit down and read. Educate yourself for the coming conflicts.”
Book review and full video of meeting to launch ‘System Change Not Climate Change: A Revolutionary Response to Environmental Crisis.’
Video: What would a just and ecologically sustainable society look like? If the current economic system can’t respond, what strategies will advance our struggle?
There are no easy fixes, but to succeed, climate activists must build a broader movement to challenge and transcend global capitalism
More books for reds and greens. Vanishing Fish … Between Earth and Empire … Making Rojava Green … One Planet, One Health … Why Carbon Trading Fails
Warming the climate and polluting the sea is leading to explosive outbreaks of new infectious diseases
Decades ago, he showed that environmental, energy and economic crises had a common cause: a system that demands increased profits at all costs
‘Fully Automated Luxury Communism’ trivializes the global environmental crisis with badly-researched techno-hype and political plans that don’t come close to addressing the world’s problems.
The winner of the 2018 Deutscher Prize discusses Karl Marx’s radical understanding of capitalism’s deadly disruption of the universal metabolism of nature.
Some writers imagine that machines can feed the world. They ignore the damage caused by industrial agriculture, and don’t value the work of people who feed most of humanity today.
Seventh consecutive year of steep increases leads to the highest greenhouse gas concentration recorded in 61 years of observations