Five important new books for reds and greens. Dust Bowls of Empire. Oil, Power and War. The Big Muddy. Never Home Alone. The Neoliberal Diet.
Lancet climate change report shows worsening health risks from heat and heatwaves, infectious diseases, and food security
Kohei Saito honored for his brilliant study of Marx’s views on the relationship between society and nature
Summary of major U.S. government report that warns of major threats to human health and safety, quality of life, and economic growth
A superb popular account of what’s wrong with capitalism and what working people must do to get rid of it. Highly recommended!
A bumper crop! Eight new books on biofuels, nutrition fraud, imperialism, post-capitalism, indigenous sovereignty, coral reefs, moral economists, and chicken
By failing to name the system responsible, the new Living Planet report undermines its own call for a collective response to the biodiversity crisis.
Veteran socialist says ‘A Redder Shade of Green’ should be read by all who are concerned with climate change and the degradation of the environment.
UN report says polluted air is poisoning millions of children. In 2016 alone, 600,000 children under 15 died from infections caused by polluted air.
In ‘Climate Justice,’ grassroots activists from around the world, mostly women, tell their stories. A powerful and compassionate book.
An important work of Marxist history and theory restores class struggle to central place in explaining how capitalism arose and grew, and can eventually be overcome
Major report finds that global climate outlook is far worse than previously thought; calls for immediate and sweeping change to prevent catastrophe
New books: Essays for Richard Levins … The Earth is not for Sale … Defending Howard Zinn … The Rise of Capitalism … Degrowth … Climate Justice … Below Freezing
Corporate giants are driving the world towards environmental disaster. Will self-preservation force them to pull back and end the destruction?
New books for reds and greens. Three centuries of factories; Holland in the Little Ice Age; Thinking in deep time; Horizontal Gene Transfer; The physics of evolution
How a giant industry that plunders the seas for tiny fish is reinforcing unsustainable industrial agriculture
The ecological insights of degrowth theory are undermined by blindspots about renewability, agriculture, unalienated labor, and the power of our enemies
Six new books for reds & greens. Marxist History of Capitalism. Superbugs. Rising Oceans. Capitalism in Critical Theory. Food Bank Nations. American Oligarchy
It’s official: 2017 was the third-warmest year on record, and the hottest non-El Niño year. Greenhouse gases hit record highs and sea levels kept on rising
In ‘The New Wild,’ Fred Pearce argues nature will restore itself if we just leave it alone. Is passive acceptance really the best response to biodiversity loss?