Seven new books and four book reviews. Engels at 200; Capitalist Crime; Eleanor Marx on England; Wheat’s Biography; Early Capitalist Farming; Renewable Energy; Sinking Middle Class
Lawsuit says Tyson Foods ordered sick workers to stay on the line, while bosses ran a pool on how many would contract the virus
It’s not easy to explain Marx’s economics in a clear, straightforward and entertaining way, but Hadas Thier succeeds brilliantly. Nobody has done it better.
Recorded on October 17: An online discussion with the left’s top pandemic analysts.
Should the ecological left aim to reduce all consumption, or to radically transform the prevalent type of consumption?
The new Living Planet report grimly documents global environmental destruction, but lets the responsible systems and institutions off the hook
Not just renewable energy, but global system change! A call to arms for a transformative approach to energy and a new society.
The damage caused by proposed deep sea mining projects can extend hundreds to thousands of feet up
A special edition of Ecosocialist Bookshelf: six books we recommend for understanding the deadliest global health crisis of our time
The profit-driven food system endangers the lives of millions of low-paid workers. It’s time to adopt more humane and robust methods of feeding humanity.
Neoliberalism has driven the the world system into a cul-de-sac. The Global South must lead in building a new international economic order
A magazine for fans of very expensive cars unexpectedly exposes the gross economic inequality that characterizes the U.S. today
Covid-19 exposes capitalism’s gross inability to meet human needs. We must demand immediate measures to help people survive and recover.
Six important new books: The Return of Nature … Deaths of Despair … Rebel Cinderella … August Bebel … The Green New Deal and Beyond … The Triumph of Doubt
In the Global North it is a ‘novel threat.’ In the South, it extends the common experience of brutal assaults accompanied by waves of illness and death
The last remaining underexploited economy in southeast Asia offers new opportunities for capital accumulation with a green veneer
A socialist biologist explains the tight links between new viruses, industrial food production, and the profitability of multinational corporations.
What’s behind the breakdown of the relationship between human society and the natural world on which we depend?
Methodological nitpicking obscures the undeniable fact that a ludicrously small number of individuals hold the same amount of wealth as billions of others
CSR is a public replations framework that lets corporations greenwash their public images, pretending to change so that everything can remain the same