War/military

07/08/18
Author: 
Stacey Bannerman

How do you clear a room of climate activists? Start talking about war. It’s not just environmentalists that leave; it’s pretty much everyone.

04/08/18
Author: 
Roger Annis

Aug 4, 2018 - Naomi Klein has published a lengthy critique of an important feature essay appearing in the New York Times Magazine on August 1, 2018: Losing Earth: The decade we almost stopped climate changeby Nathaniel Rich, with photos and video by George Steinmetz.

20/03/18
Author: 
Roger Annis

March 20, 2018 - Canada is stepping its toes further into the social and military disasters in Africa created by several centuries of imperialist plunder. It is sending six military helicopters to assist United Nations Security Council-endorsed occupation troops in Mali.

08/08/17
Author: 
Ron Jacobs

“In order to replace capitalism with an ecological society we need a revolution.” That modest sentence is how Fred Magdoff and Chris Williams, the authors of Creating an Ecological Society: Toward a Revolutionary Transformation, begin the last chapter of their new book. Although the chapter is the end of the book, it is also an opening to a new direction, a new movement. It is also the essence of the entire text.

13/06/17
Author: 
Naomi Klein
Firefighters from across Kansas and Oklahoma battle a wildfire near Protection, Kansas, on March 6, 2017.  Photo: Bo Rader/The Wichita Eagle/AP

Firefighters from across Kansas and Oklahoma battle a wildfire near Protection, Kansas, on March 6, 2017.  Photo: Bo Rader/The Wichita Eagle/AP

 

08/01/17
Author: 
Amy Leather
Posted on January 6, 2017

Republished by Climate and Capitalism with permission, from the UK magazine Socialist Review, January 2017

With Donald Trump in the White House the future for our climate looks bleak, but capitalism’s love affair with fossil energy runs much deeper than the desires and personalities of individual politicians. 

 

29/11/16
Author: 
George Monbiot

We face (at least) 13 major crises, some of which are immediate. It’s time for some hard thinking about how we confront them.

 

By , published on the Guardian’s website, 25 November 2016

Please don’t read this unless you are feeling strong. This is a list of 13 major crises that, I believe, confront us. There may be more. Please feel free to add to it or to knock it down. I’m sorry to say that it’s not happy reading.

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