Capitalism

04/09/16
Author: 
Walden Bello

The decisive role of collective action in undermining neoliberal ideology and the continuing structural power of capitalism.

04/09/16
Author: 
The Real News
burning world - Ian Angus interview

Dharna Noor of Real News Network interviews C&C editor Ian Angus about the proposal to declare a new geological epoch, and his new book, ‘Facing the Anthropocene.’

See Video here: http://climateandcapitalism.com/2016/09/04/video-ian-angus-on-the-crisis-of-the-earth-system/

Transcript:

DHARNA NOOR: Welcome to the Real News Network. I’'m Dharna Noor joining you from Baltimore.

25/08/16
Author: 
Ian Bikis

[Editor: Even the C.D. Howe Institute is saying it!]

CALGARY — A new study is raising questions about the degree to which exports of Canadian liquefied natural gas would help reduce carbon emissions abroad — a core justification for developing such an industry.

The C.D. Howe Institute released a report Wednesday that concluded that Canada’s LNG exports could reduce carbon emissions in parts of Asia, but would likely increase emissions in the majority of other potential markets.

21/08/16
Author: 
Sean Sweeney

Aug 12, 2016 - In the months leading to the December 2015 Paris Climate Conference, representatives of global institutional investors and multinational corporations made headlines after they demanded that world leaders adopt radical emissions reduction targets, among them “net zero” emissions by 2050.

20/08/16
Author: 
John Riddell.
No Line 9 Demo

A balance sheet of the movement to block the cross-Toronto ‘Line 9’ pipeline project.

With notes on the meaning of “climate justice” and the relationship of socialism to social movements.

18/07/16
Author: 
Jason Hickel

15 July 2016 - Earlier this year media outlets around the world announced that February had broken global temperature records by a shocking amount. March broke all the records, too. In June our screens were covered with surreal images of Paris flooding, the Seine bursting its banks and flowing into the streets. In London, the floods sent water pouring into the tube system right in the heart of Covent Garden. Roads in south-east London became rivers two metres deep.

15/07/16
Author: 
Reviewed by David Klein

“Economic expansion is unavoidable under capitalism, and destruction of the planet is the inexorable result.”


Green capitalism: the god that failed
by Richard Smith
World Economics Association eBooks, 2015

reviewed by David Klein

14/06/16

This new platform plank removes the old wording entirely and addresses the economic inequalities, social inequalities, and productivism of both capitalism and state socialism and emphasizes grassroots democracy in the workplace. This workplace grassroots democracy has been largely absent from the Green platform, and many believe it is the way forward for a truly ecological economy and a new system.

10/06/16
Author: 
Doug McCorquodale

Doug McCorquodale is a thirty five year member, activist and official with unions in mining and construction. June 10, 2016 - The Leap Manifesto has caused quite a stir on the Left and the Right. Tens of thousands have signed on as supporters. The right wing press, the one per centers and rightist minions of the “free” market economy often viciously denigrate the Leap Manifesto.

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