Archive | Ecosocialism

Should ecosocialists try to live green?

This weekend’s conference of the British Campaign Against Climate Change featured a session on Ecosocialism, with panelists Jonathan Neale (Socialist Workers Party), Derek Wall (Green Party) and Alan Thornett (Socialist Resistance). Liam Mac Uaid, who attended the session, says it included a worthwhile discussion on issues related to labels (should we call ourselves ‘eco’ socialists?) […]

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Evo Morales: 10 Commandments to Save the Earth

[Quotes and Insights #6] Speaking at the United Nations today, Bolivian president Evo Morales proposed 10 commandments to save the planet, life and humanity Acabar con el sistema capitalista Putting an end to the capitalist system Renunciar a las guerras Renouncing wars Un mundo sin imperialismo ni colonialismo A world without imperialism or colonialism Derecho […]

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Will Capitalism Survive Climate Change?

“Climate change is both a threat and an opportunity to bring about the long postponed social and economic reforms that had been derailed or sabotaged in previous era” By Walden Bello There is now a solid consensus in the scientific community that if the change in global mean temperature in the 21st century exceeds 2.4 […]

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Ecosocialism for the 21st Century

Over 100 people attended the public meeting on “Ecosocialism for the 21st Century” in Vancouver, B.C. on Friday September 21, 2007. The speakers were: Joel Kovel, author of The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism or The End of the World and editor of the journal Capitalism, Nature Socialism Hugo Blanco, the principal leader […]

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'The Future Has to Be Red-Green' An Interview With Derek Wall

Derek Wall is a writer, an economist, and currently the Principal Male Speaker of the Green Party of England and Wales. He is the author of several books including Earth First! and the Anti-Roads Movement: Radical Environmentalism and Comparative Social Movements and Babylon and Beyond: The Economics of Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Globalist and Radical Green Movements.  Republished […]

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Some Questions About Ecosocialism

This article was submitted this as a comment on Joel Kovel’s article Why Ecosocialism Today? I am publishing it as a separate article because it raises important questions that ecosocialists need to consider carefully. by Jeff White Re: Joel Kovel’s “Why Ecosocialism Today?” The title of this article is too modest: Kovel asks not only […]

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