Essential reading for ecosocialists. Paul Burkett shows that humanity’s relationship to nature is central to Marx’s critique of capitalism and vision of socialism.
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One million climate jobs; Trade union strategy against climate change; Natural gas won’t curb carbon emissions; Turkish translation of Marxism & Ecology
Simon Butler says Martin Empson’s ‘Land and Labour’ is a very readable Marxist history of humanity’s relationship with the rest of nature and an important contribution to the movement for ecosocialism
Book Review: Marxist class analysis can answer many of the questions raised by ecological economists, and ecological economics can enrich Marxism
Land and Labour: A new book explores humanity’s contradictory relationship with the environment: our destructive role, and our potential for positive change
Typhoon Haiyan shows once again the urgency of replacing capitalism with a society based on the rational, democratic use of resources in the interest of people and planet.
Review: William Cronon’s history of Chicago is a brilliant ecological history that puts the development of capitalism at the heart of the story
A Marxist analysis of farming today, from landless peasant movements to corporate agribusiness
Resource depletion and population … Climate change, worse than we thought … Biofuel and hunger in Guatemala … David Harvey on Rebel Cities … Bank bailout lies …
Silent Spring helped lay the basis for a radical ecological critique of capitalism. Half a century after first publication it’s a book that has never been so important.
Judith Shapiro has laid out well the enormous environmental challenges facing the people of China If there is to be a sustainable future, they will have to be at the forefront of fighting for it.
Review: “This is a book that should be read by every Canadian. It should also be read widely everywhere else as the vast majority of us have no idea of the scale of tar sands destruction.”
While the world’s governments refused to act, 50,000 thousands trade unionists, rural workers, landless peasants and indigenous peoples demonstrated outside. They are the real hope for a mass anti-capitalist movement movement to stop environmental disaster.
Tens of thousands of protesters joined an enormous demonstration through the centre of the Rio de Janeiro, to demand economic justice and action over climate change.