Tag Archives: climate change

The Trump administration’s fear of teenagers

Trump’s and Mnuchin’s attacks on Greta Thunberg at the Davos summit reveal their fear of the youth climate strike movement. Continue reading

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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference, by Greta Thunberg–book review

A review of the book “No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference” by Greta Thunberg. Continue reading

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Climate strikes as resistance and revolutionary potential: the connection with Marcuse’s concept of the liberation of nature as determinant between socialism and fascism

A paper given at the International Herbert Marcuse Society Conference
Oct. 11, 2019, Santa Barbara. Continue reading

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‘Down to Earth’ by Bruno Latour: a diversionary political fiction lands in capitulation

Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime, by Bruno Latour (Polity Press, 2018). Review by Franklin Dmitryev Bruno Latour’s new book Down to Earth (touted in The New York Times as “a brilliantly mind-bending book”) is the latest … Continue reading

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Socialism and Ecology

A presentation given as part of a series on “What Is Socialism?” Continue reading

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The Green New Deal

Calls for a “green new deal” risk the kind of state/party co-optation of movements from below that was involved in the 1930s New Deal. Continue reading

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Capitalism’s political and economic degeneracy

Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2014-2015. III. Capitalism’s political and economic degeneracy. A. Karl Marx haunts capitalism’s stagnation. B. The race toward climate chaos. Continue reading

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