Archive | Ecosocialism

Some criticisms of the Belem Ecosocialist Declaration

Daniel Tanuro, a certified agriculturalist and eco-socialist environmentalist, writes for “La gauche”, (the monthly of the LCR-SAP, Belgian section of the Fourth International), and Inprecor. This article was submitted to the discussion of the Belem Declaration, which the Ecosocialist International Network distributed at the World social Forum in Brazil in January. His comments were published […]

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Hugo Blanco on ‘ecosocialism’ and indigenous struggles

At the recent Ecosocialist International Network meeting in Brazil, there was considerable discussion about whether the word “ecosocialism” should be used in Latin America. Concerned that translation difficulties may have contributed to some misunderstandings, the Peruvian indigenous peasant leader Hugo Blanco sent this message to clarify his views. (more…)

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Production-Side Environmentalism: Can we produce less and consume more?

Introduction: In this important contribution to the ongoing debate over “individual” versus “social” solutions to global warming and ecological destruction, the editor of Synthesis/Regeneration directly and convincingly  challenges the mainstream  myth that the capitalist economy is based on “consumer sovereignty. He poses a societal approach that is compatible with and expands on the ecosocialist perspective that Climate […]

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Michael Löwy on Ecosocialism and the Fight to Stop Climate Change

Michael Löwy, Research Director in Sociology at the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research) in Paris, is a member of the coordinating committee of the Ecosocialist International Network. He was interviewed by Foad Rad for the Swedish journal Internationalen. The interview was translated and published this month in International Viewpoint Online magazine. (more…)

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