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.
Author Archive | Ian Angus
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
Canadian NGOs have launched a “Pact for a Green New Deal.” Will they build the movement that’s needed to win real changes?
Marxist environmental essays … Science and the Anthropocene … Is disaster avoidable? … Capitalism at sea … Beef and class struggle … Climate and the biggest volcano
A compelling first-hand study shows that fishing is a deadly occupation because capitalism forces workers to take terrible risks in order to survive.
The promise of a world without disease has been replaced by warnings of evermore virulent pathogens, created by the drugs that were supposed to save us.
With 7,000 hectares of forests destroyed, community leaders and members have faced multiple attempts on their lives, threats and intimidation.
BULLETIN: Overwhelming majority of working group votes: A new epoch in Earth history began in the mid-20th century