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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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Climate chaos and capitalism

From the new September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Climate chaos and capitalism Climate chaos takes an ever increasing toll. In this year of extremes: the sea ice in the Arctic Ocean is at a record low; July was … Continue reading

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Paths of destruction

From the May-June 2012 issue of News & Letters: Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2012-2013 (continued from Part II) III. Paths of destruction A. From war to war to war War is one of the rulers’ most potent counter-revolutionary weapons when … Continue reading

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Durban climate summit: sellout, revolt

From the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Durban climate summit: sellout, revolt “2020 is too late to wait!” rang out the words of Abigail Borah, a 21-year-old college student/activist from Vermont. She was interrupting U.S. climate negotiator … Continue reading

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Climate change: Durban’s emptiness echoes Copenhagen’s disaster

As yet another UN conference on climate change dissolves into meaninglessness (no surprise there), a barrage of news underscores the urgency of the problems that are being given little more than lip service.  Examples: New perils seen to even modest … Continue reading

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