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.
Book review and full video of meeting to launch ‘System Change Not Climate Change: A Revolutionary Response to Environmental Crisis.’
There are no easy fixes, but to succeed, climate activists must build a broader movement to challenge and transcend global capitalism
There is an enormous unused human potential waiting to be drawn into the job of saving the ecosphere. How can it be mobilized?
We need truly radical measures, and ultimately a different kind of government with the political will to lead, coordinate and consolidate the transition
Climate change, caused by industrialized rich countries, is responsible for the disaster now unfolding in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi
Mary Robinson wants change, but her commitment to global elites prevents her from confronting the system that causes and maintains global injustice.
Activists from System Change Not Climate Change discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the Green New Deal proposal, and how the left should respond.
To bring about meaningful change, the resolution proposed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez must be part of an ecological revolution with a broad social base.
A Marxist perspective on the mass Indigenous movement that is in the vanguard of the fight for climate justice in Canada
In ‘Climate Justice,’ grassroots activists from around the world, mostly women, tell their stories. A powerful and compassionate book.
New books: Essays for Richard Levins … The Earth is not for Sale … Defending Howard Zinn … The Rise of Capitalism … Degrowth … Climate Justice … Below Freezing
Reborn organization and magazine will combine writing on scientific issues, building a network of radical scientists, and acting for social justice
New Books! Red-Green Revolution. Rural Class Struggle. Climate Anthropology. Will Big Business Destroy the Planet? A Climate Justice Comic. Plundering Africa. Global Inequality.
Turkish socialist describes growing understanding that Marx’s ideas on ecology are important, and that the oppression of labor, women and oppressed peoples is not separate from the crisis of nature and ecosystems
Utopias are necessary. But not only are they insufficient: they can be part of the system, the bad totality that organises us, warms the skies, and condemns millions to peonage on garbage scree.
World Bank report shows massive depletion of Africa’s natural wealth by transnational corporations. Only mass action can block the extractivist plunder
“The so called free trade agreements are new colonial agreements that serve the interests of multinationals, favouring the pillage of lands, indigenous peoples’ communal areas, their water resources, their fish and their food”
Recommended reading: CO2 rise and denialism; women, nature and capital; left eco-modernists; carbon pricing; massive insect die-off; food nutrients in decline
‘It is now time for the industry most responsible to pay for the damage it has caused, and for vulnerable countries worst affected to receive the financial assistance they so urgently need’