ecosocialism

  1. Ted F

    What's a Strategic Focus for Ecosocialists: Plastics, Housing, or Transportation?

    Some of the leaders of System Change Not Climate Change have pushed for ecosocialists to engage in organizing to combat the proliferation of plastics. Since the advent of the Anthropocene Epoch (circa 1950, in the view of some geologists), plastics have become one of the more horrific...
  2. Ted F

    Ecosocialism’s Greatest Challenge: The Color-Line and the Twenty-First Century Ecoleft

    Reflecting on the past week's demonstrations in San Francisco, I posted the following article to the System Change Not Climate Change website and invite comments, discussion, and debate here on the scncc.net forum. Ecosocialism’s Greatest Challenge: The Color-Line and the Twenty-First Century...
  3. Sandra Lindberg

    Feminism & Revolution: Looking Back, Looking Ahead, by Julie Mathaei

    Great overview of where feminism has been and is going. Ecosocialism makes the list, as do ideas about revolutionary economics. Julie Mathaei is an Economics Professor at Wellesley College. From the article's conclusion: Read the entire article here...
  4. Sandra Lindberg

    Review of 2nd Edition of Salleh's Book

    I have a review of Salleh's Ecofeminism as Politics in Against the Current. Hope you check it out :) "Embodied Materialism" and Ecosocialism, by Sandra Lindberg "Embodied Materialism" and Ecosocialism | Solidarity From the review: Salleh’s concept of a greatly enlarged and united class of...
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    China’s Drivers and Planetary Ecological Collapse

    The following is a new essay by Richard Smith that appeared in the Real-World Economics Review issue, 82. The essay summarizes the main argument in his forthcoming book (Verso, 2018). Here is the Abstract of the essay Abstract: Can China lead the fight against climate change? If not, why not...
  6. D

    Ian Angus: Ecosocialism vs Jacobin

    Memo to Jacobin: Ecomodernism is not ecosocialism Memo to Jacobin: Ecomodernism is not ecosocialism Posted on September 25, 2017 Ian Angus challenges a left-wing magazine that promotes geoengineering, nuclear power, carbon storage and other techno-fixes as solutions to climate change. “To...
  7. Sandra Lindberg

    New edition: Ecofeminism as Politics by Ariel Salleh

    From the Historical Materialism group: Ecofeminism as Politics is now a classic, being the first work to offer a joined-up framework for green, socialist, feminist and postcolonial thinking, showing how these have been held back by conceptual confusions over gender. Originally published in...
  8. Sandra Lindberg

    Embodied Materialism and Women Who Sequester CO2, in Addition to Other Tasks

    Women all over the globe work daily to restore and enrich ecosystems, grow food, and cope with the devastation patriarchal capitalism has foisted on us all. While scientists who receive public platforms debate how dire our situation may be, women in most parts of the world keep feeding people...
  9. Ted F

    Racism, Neo-fascism, and the Ecosocialist Movement

    Like Noam Chomsky, I think the two greatest threats to our survival are nuclear and environmental catastrophe. They are urgent and I identify with ecosocialism because I see it as the most promising way forward to confront these apocalyptic threats before the human experiment ends in failure...
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    Video: Ian Angus on the Anthropocene and Ecosocialism

    In this video recorded on July 8, 2017 at the Marxist Festival in central London, Ian Angus addresses the challenge of changing the world in the context of impending environmental disaster on a global scale. Ian is the editor of Climate & Capitalism and the author of Facing the Anthropocene...
  11. Sandra Lindberg

    Moving Away from Unpaid Labor:Toward A Feminist Eco-Socialist Future

    Leaving Unpaid and Low-Paid Labor Behind: working toward a feminist eco-socialist system [Below are ideas I presented at the latest Solidarity convention in Chicago Illinois. I was part of a panel devoted to ecosocialism. Some of the ideas below are actually gleaned from novels, where I often...
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