Ecosocialism

14/08/19
Author: 
Richard Westra

August 13, 2019

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06/08/19
Author: 
Pip Hinman
A Stop Adani protest in Brisbane. Only system change will bring a safe climate. Photo: Alex Bainbridge

August 2, 2019

We live in a dystopian age. Governments have known since at least the mid-’90s about the potentially devastating impact of human-induced climate change. But for the most part they have either disputed and denied this, or pretended to be responding to scientists’ findings.

Despite overwhelming evidence that the world has already passed certain tipping points, setting off large and unpredictable changes in the climate, why are governments still refusing to act on the scale and pace required? 

25/07/19
Author: 
Sandra Lindberg
US Mexico border crossing apprehension

July 11, 2019

“Not everyone is coming to the future,

Not everyone is learning from the past.”

                        Madonna & Quavo

16/07/19
Author: 
Hans Baer

July 11, 2019

Hans Baer is the author of Democratic Eco-Socialism as a Real Utopia. He originally contributed this essay to a recent online discussion on “The Climate Movement: What’s Next?” organized by the Great Transition Initiative

04/07/19
Author: 
Bolivia delegation at the UN

 

We should live in a simple way for others to be able to live as well.
Mahatma Gandhi

He who is richer is not who has more, but who needs less.
Zapotec saying, Oaxaca, Mexico

2010 - We suffer the severe effects of climate change, of the energy, food and financial crises. This is not the product of human beings in general, but of the existing inhuman capitalist system, with its unlimited industrial development. It is brought about by minority groups who control world power, concentrating wealth and power on themselves alone.

27/06/19
Author: 
Judy Deutsch

The New Deal and World War II are reminders of past transformative times, reverberating in current severe hardships and extreme dangers. Emergencies can bring clarity and reason about what to do, though at the opposite end, crises can elicit the worst outcomes, such as outlined by Naomi Klein in The Shock Doctrine.

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