Ecosocialism

11/07/20
Author: 
Peter Boyle
In her new podcast Thunberg spells out the impossibility for real climate solutions without system change. Image: Greta Thunberg/Twitter

June 30, 2020

In her new 75-minute podcast entitled Humanity has not yet failed — recorded under the COVID-19 lock down — Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg explains that there is no solution to the climate crisis without system change.

“The climate and ecological crisis cannot be solved within today's political and economic systems. That is not an opinion, that's a fact,” she says, with typical bluntness.

 

05/07/20
Author: 
Interview by Editors
Cooperation Jackson leader Kali Akuno. Cooperation Jackson

 

Feb. 15, 2019

This article is part of Jacobin‘s Green New Deal series. The rest of the pieces in the series can be read here.

23/06/20
Author: 
Jason Koslowski
Strikes that have taken place during the Covid-19 pandemic (Source: Payday Report)

June 22, 2020 

It’s time for socialists to agitate as far and wide as we can for workplace committees and local assemblies.

A wave of militant workers’ struggle is sweeping the U.S., with over 800 strikes, walkouts, sickouts, and other disruptions since the beginning of March. This wave is being driven by two things: support for the uprising against the police and fear from being forced to work amid the danger of infection and death.

14/06/20

Back in 2017,  Jamie Margolin, a Seattle high school student, founded an organization called Future Voters for 350ppm. (“Future voters” meaning young people who can’t vote yet, and “350 ppm” referring to a safe level of atmospheric carbon dioxide that the world blew past long ago). But things didn’t go as planned, and the group ended up being short-lived.

30/04/20
Author: 
Michael Löwy
Quebec climate strike
 April 29, 2020
 

The socialist conception of planning is nothing other than the radical democratization of the economy: if political decisions should not be made by a small elite of leaders, why not apply the same principle to economic decisions?

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30/04/20
Author: 
Gilbert Mercier

Apr 27, 2020  Suffering in numbers

26/04/20
Author: 
Vancouver Ecosocialists
We want change!!

Sister, Brothers, and Friends,

In less than a month our political landscape has changed drastically. Millions of

lives are disrupted in ways unimaginable a few weeks ago. In the absence of

well-organized progressive forces, fighting effectively for progressive policies,

the post-coronavirus world will be designed by corporate bankers and grim for

all the rest of us.

Already there are important campaigns against bailing out the fossil fuel

industry and in favour of closing the industrial construction camps and

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