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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...
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    Hedges, Near-Term Extinction & Ecosocialist Responses

    On Thu 8/3/2017 at 12:36 PM, Shanelle LeFage wrote: "We are in a fool's climate, accidentally kept cool by smoke." - James Lovelock I understand that you guys don't want to discuss this any further. I understand that we are so fucked is not a very inspiring message. I also understand that...
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    Hedges, Near-Term Extinction & Ecosocialist Responses

    On Mon 7/31/2017 at 8:17 PM, Howard Ehrman wrote: Dear Friends, Thank you Shanelle for your posts Please keep them coming Many of us in the previous generation did know about climate change (I first learned about it in 1966) and have been organizing around it ever since What has happened...
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    Hedges, Near-Term Extinction & Ecosocialist Responses

    Listserve discussion continued -------> On Sun 7/30/2017 at 12:19 PM, Glenn Turner wrote: Thank you all for this brilliant discussion, Shanelle and David etc. As an old white woman (with a man's name) I am actively working to Mitigate that terrible future by working with our local community...
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    Hedges, Near-Term Extinction & Ecosocialist Responses

    On Sun, Jul 30, 2017 at 11:14 AM, David Klein wrote: Hi Shanelle, I'm going to respond to your references below. If you feel that I did not address or acknowledge an important point in one or more of them, please let me know and I'll look again. To avoid muddying the waters, I reiterate...
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    Hedges, Near-Term Extinction & Ecosocialist Responses

    Listserve discussion continued -------> On Friday, July 28, 2017, David Klein wrote: Hi Shanelle, You're right that aerosols have a net cooling effect and so eliminating them wouldi warm the planet. I should have included that in my previous post, but got focused purely on GHGs. Some...
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    Hedges, Near-Term Extinction & Ecosocialist Responses

    In the past few days, a quote from an article by Chris Hedges set off a debate on the SCNCC listserv. We are sharing the thread here on the System Change forum so that a wider group of activists can view and participate in the discussion. On 7/26/2017 at 12:18 PM, Shanelle LeFage wrote...
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