A compelling first-hand study shows that fishing is a deadly occupation because capitalism forces workers to take terrible risks in order to survive.
There is a good reason why there are blue skies in much of the United States while those of us living in Northeast Asia are choking — most of their factories have moved over here.
Two views of food and farming. The origin of climate science denial. The high cost of living well. And a socialist who mostly disagrees with ecosocialism
Ethanol and biodiesel boost corporate profits while doing nothing to solve the world’s growing social and environmental crises
By keeping these simple ideas in mind in all our struggles, we can begin to create a world worthy of our best instincts and desires
Defenders of capitalism claim global poverty is declining. Their arguments are intellectually dishonest and unsupported by facts.
The 1930s Dust Bowl presaged today’s global ecological crises. Hannah Holleman’s brilliant new book shows how and why capital destroys the soil that all life depends on.
A superb popular account of what’s wrong with capitalism and what working people must do to get rid of it. Highly recommended!
A valuable invention is massively misused in the service of profit, producing unprecedented waste and pollution. How can we stop the plastic plague?
‘Seafood caught illegally or under conditions of modern slavery is laundered by mixing it with legally caught fish before it enters the supply chain.’
By failing to name the system responsible, the new Living Planet report undermines its own call for a collective response to the biodiversity crisis.
Corporations and the Pentagon have transformed science from a creative force for human advancement into its destructive and antihuman opposite.
Can the Working Class Change the World? Plagues and the Paradox of Progress. Fishing and Civilization. History of Fossil Fuel. Monopoly Seeds and the Fight to Save Food
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
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?
How a giant industry that plunders the seas for tiny fish is reinforcing unsustainable industrial agriculture
We need hundreds of millions of people to mobilize in an independent, revolutionary campaign to reconstitute global production and consumption.
Six new books for reds & greens. Marxist History of Capitalism. Superbugs. Rising Oceans. Capitalism in Critical Theory. Food Bank Nations. American Oligarchy
People running big corporations—indeed, those running businesses of all sizes—seek to maximize profits not because they are misguided, but because that’s their job in a capitalist economy.