Ecosocialism

14/02/18
Author: 
George Eaton

5 February 2018

The late Italian philosopher's concept of hegemony was startlingly prescient.

14/02/18
Author: 
Richard Moser
Jackson Rising: At Last, a Real Strategic Plan
​30 Jan 2018
 
Jackson Rising: At Last, a Real Strategic Plan

“When the bubble bursts we will need a network of worker cooperatives and people’s assemblies to sustain us.”

“Revolution is based on land. Land is the basis of all independence. Land is the basis of freedom, justice, and equality…. — Malcolm X

02/02/18
Author: 
Vancouver Ecosocialist Group

Following are a series of videos of the event we held on January 25, 2018 'The City As A Site Of Struggle'.

28/01/18
Author: 
Ursula K. Le Guin

Either we will establish an ecological society or society will go under for everyone, irrespective of his or her status.

When you're given the opportunity to publish Ursula K. Le Guin, you leap at it—even if you're ostensibly a fiction magazine and what lands on your desk is one of Le Guin's political essays.

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16/01/18
Author: 
Ian Angus

Ian Angus challenges a left-wing magazine that promotes geoengineering, nuclear power, carbon storage and other techno-fixes as solutions to climate change. 


“To say that ‘science and technology can solve all our problems in the long run,’ is much worse than believing in witchcraft.” — István Mészáros

27/12/17
Author: 
Roger Annis

The following is a compilation of articles and interviews by Dr. Jason Hickel. He is an anthropologist and author at the University of London and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He serves on the UK Labour Party task force on international development. He is an advocate for global social equality and an advocate of ‘degrowth’ as a solution to the global warming emergency.

12/12/17
Author: 
Michal Rozworski

Reconciliation is not just about rhetoric, it is material. It is about how economic costs and benefits are shared. If we are to be serious about it, we have to be ready to take on costs that are both political and economic. The sunk and termination costs of Site C are substantial and so are the foregone benefits of reliable baseload power. If we want our governments to take on these costs in our name without fear, we have to make it a common sense proposition that they are worth taking on to forge a new relationship with First Nations.

03/12/17
Author: 
Stuart Jeffries
A vision of high-speed growth … a billboard features a magnetic levitation train in Shanghai. Photograph: Liu Jin/AFP
Renowned critic of capitalism David Harvey explores a growing awareness that the free market can’t give people want they really want and need
 

One third of children in the United States, still the richest country in the world according to David Harvey, live in poverty. They often, he writes, inhabit “toxic environments, suffer from hunger and lead poisoning even as they are denied access to elementary social services and educational opportunities”. This is the “madness of economic reason”.

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