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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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In ecosocialist debates on Marx and Malthus

I repost here my part in a debate on the ecosocialist list and in Climate and Capitalism: Sarkar’s confused defense of Malthus’s capitalist ideology July 4, 2011 Deep ecology versus ecosocialism, part 4. A prominent Marxist Humanist says that Saral … Continue reading

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McKibben’s Eaarth: ‘decline,’ not liberation

From the January-February 2011 issue of News & Letters: McKibben’s Eaarth: ‘decline,’ not liberation Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet, by Bill McKibben (Times Books, 2010). Bill McKibben made up the word Eaarth to relabel a planet that … Continue reading

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Global warming, concepts of development, and capital’s momentum

Because of the interest in my review of Bill McKibben’s Eaarth, I’m posting an article originally published (slightly edited) in the October 1995 issue of News & Letters. (Yesterday I posted a review of another McKibben book, The End of … Continue reading

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McKibben’s “The End of Nature”

Because of the interest in my review of Bill McKibben’s Eaarth (#2 in page views for this blog), I’m posting my review of his first book, The End of Nature. The review was originally published, slightly edited, in the April … Continue reading

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World food crisis, still

The world food crisis, which was hot in 2008 and then subsided temporarily, is getting worse again. It was one of the factors in Tunisia’s revolution, along with recent revolts in Algeria. The piece below, published in the June-July 2008 … Continue reading

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Climate change denial: Attack on the minds of humanity

“For the rest it is not difficult to see that our epoch is a birth-time, and a period of transition. The spirit of man has broken with the old order of things hitherto prevailing, and with the old ways of … Continue reading

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