Book Review

A People’s Guide to Capitalism

It's not easy to explain Marx's economics in a clear, straightforward and entertaining way, but Hadas Thier succeeds brilliantly. Nobody has done it better.

Red & Green Reads

Ecosocialist Bookshelf, October 2020

Five book announcements and three book reviews. Origin of Covid-19; History of pollutions; Collapse of US farming; Capital today; Social justice and the environment

Triple Crisis in the Anthropocene Ocean, Part Three

The Heat of 3.6 Billion Atom Bombs

Continuing Ian Angus’s examination of the ‘deadly trio’ of CO2-driven assaults on ocean life. Part three: ocean warming and permanent heatwaves

Movement debate

Ecosocialism and/or Degrowth?

Should the ecological left aim to reduce all consumption, or to radically transform the prevalent type of consumption?

Triple Crisis in the Anthropocene Ocean, Part Two

Running Low on Oxygen

Continuing Ian Angus’s examination of the ‘deadly trio’ of CO2-driven assaults on ocean life. Part two: The ocean is losing its breath.

Triple Crisis in the Anthropocene Ocean, Part One

Corrosive Seas

Scientists call them a ‘deadly trio.’ If acidification, oxygen loss, and overheating are not ended soon, a massive die-off of ocean life may be unstoppable.

Reading Matters

Ecosocialist Bookshelf, September 2020

Five new books and an essential magazine! Science for People; Katrina’s History; Small Farm Future; Mass Migration; Energy and Work; China’s Environmental Crisis

Red & green reading

Ecosocialist Bookshelf, August 2020

New books on fungi, climate & capital, food, bluefin tuna, & Cuban agriculture. PLUS new translations of Facing the Anthropocene, and two recent C&C book reviews