Al Gore, the perfect spokesperson for the liberal approach to climate change, simply cannot see that neoliberal logic prevents our current institutions from addressing the crisis.
By focusing on veganism to the exclusion of all else, Cowspiracy implies that anyone who eats meat isn’t a ‘proper’ environmentalist. This is deeply offensive and elitist, and it harms the movement we need to build.
How not to change the world. ‘Cowspiracy’ ignores capitalism and rejects Indigenous peoples’ concerns, while denouncing everyone who eats meat.
In ‘This Changes Everything,’ Naomi Klein shows that industry interests are opposed to those of ordinary people, a point climate activists have had trouble communicating and been reluctant to embrace
Exclusive video footage shot by the Texas blockaders themselves during the course of over six months of sustained resistance.
David York’s acclaimed feature film explores one man’s controversial battle against gas development (more…)
reviewed by Louis Proyect The Unrepentant Marxist, June 21, 2011 If a Tree Falls: a Story of the Earth Liberation Front is a powerful documentary on what the ruling elite have dubbed eco-terrorists. After you have finished watching it, you will wonder who should be on trial, the mostly young and politically naïve activists who […]
Documentary reveals the true cost of US dependence and the murky realities of marketing ‘clean coal’ technology (more…)
by George Monbiot Guardian, November 5, 2010 Last night’s film on Channel 4, What the Green Movement Got Wrong, was loosely based on Stewart Brand’s book, Whole Earth Discipline. In the film, Stewart issued the following challenge: I would like to see an environmental movement that’s comfortable noticing when it’s wrong and announcing when it’s […]
Derek Wall reviews a film that delivers ‘a powerful warning of the stupidity of ignoring climate change’ (more…)
Presenting Wake Up, Freak Out – then Get a Grip, a short film about climate change and capitalism, by British animator Leo Murray. (more…)