A radical biologist replies to an ecomodernist who ignores the social roots of environmental crises
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Reborn organization and magazine will combine writing on scientific issues, building a network of radical scientists, and acting for social justice
Special issue features new articles by John Bellamy Foster, Hannah Holleman, Ian Angus, Michael Friedman, Brett Clark, Stefano Longo, and Justus von Liebig
In ‘The Sixth Extinction,’ Elizabeth Kolbert accepts the claim that overkill by early humans led to the extinction of many large mammals. That charge is politically motivated and there is little evidence to support it.
Highly recommended reading: Two articles on the contradictions between growing food to meet essential human needs and growing food to produce profit
Should the proceeds of a tax on fossil fuels be spent on social programs or distributed? Ian Angus and Michael Friedman discuss climate change exit strategy
Michael Friedman says our primary task is not to offer technological solutions to capitalist ills, but to offer social solutions that incorporate the technologies most amenable to our social goals. Nuclear doesn’t fit the bill.