Lucha Indigena (Indigenous Struggle), edited by legendary Peruvian peasant leader Hugo Blanco, translates ‘Ecosocialism or Barbarism’ interview
“We are protecting our land and the life on it. We have to preserve this life for our children’s future.”
Part Three of Ian Angus’s examination of the disruption of the global nitrogen cycle by an economic system that values profits more than life itself.
New books for reds and greens. How the Richest Drive Climate Change; Planning from Below; The Scottish Clearances; Slime; Here Comes the Sun; Eco-Socialism and Practical Utopias
There is an enormous unused human potential waiting to be drawn into the job of saving the ecosphere. How can it be mobilized?
A Brazilian city’s food program feeds the hungry and supports local farmers. It succeeds by empowering communities and challenging inequality.
BP statistics show we are far from meeting the emission reduction targets adopted in the Paris Agreement. In 2017, we took a step backwards.
Environmentalism of the Rich, A Scientist’s Fight for a Nuclear Test Ban, Limits to Capitalist Nature, Cocoa, Extracting Profit from Africa, Indigenous Struggles in Peru
“I have taken the term ‘Indian’ as the title of the book. It is the pejorative term used against us. The whip they use to hit our faces. I have picked up the whip. I find it more appropriate than using terms that soften or diminish the oppression.”—Hugo Blanco
As an island nation, Cuba is particularly vulnerable to climate change. Project Life (Tarea Vida), now being implemented across the country, aims to increase the country’s resilience and minimize future damage
C&C begins the new year with an extensive interview with John Bellamy Foster, editor of Monthly Review, about the need to fight for a revolutionary ecosocialist alternative to the profit-driven world capitalist system.
C&C published E.B. White’s 1933 poem six years ago, to mark the 125th anniversary of Diego Rivera’s birth. We repeat it now to mark the 60th anniversary of the death of one of the greatest artists of the 20th Century.
One month after Hurricane Maria: ‘We need an adequately funded program of economic reconstruction (including the transition to renewable energy), the powers to carry it out and a true process of political self-determination.’
Victims of mining tell Trudeau: Canadian mining corporations damage health, contaminate and destroy environments, dispossess indigenous people, and harass, smear and assassinate critics. Get out now!
With all the damage that the capitalists have done to the people through their misuse of science, can you create a science that is truly human? Can we work collectively to defend life and humanity?
Berta Cáceres was a firm defender of small farmers and indigenous peoples’ rights and an inspiring social activist, both at regional and continental level, in defense of social and environmental justice, She was murdered in her home on March 3, by “unknown” gunmen.
Reading for reds and greens: Michael Moore on Flint water; Bill McKibben and Robert Fanney on climate and the Zika virus; Richard Fidler on Venezuela; Martin Empson on jobs, climate, justice
On the Papal Encyclical; Peoples power in Venezuela; Marxism & Ecology; Alternatives to neoliberalism; Top 10 climate events; Trade unions and climate justice; New Mexico’s last wild river; Climate insurgency after Paris
Atilio Boron: “What has emerged in Latin American politics is more than a debate over development, growth or the environment; it is a profound controversy over the course of civilization itself.”
What does it take to stop a transnational corporate giant in its tracks when it threatens workers, farmers and communities? The people of Arequipa, Peru have an answer.