Ecosocialism

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.

24/06/19
Author: 
The Leap and partners

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hTH7-aSTzs&feature=youtu.be

[Editor: video of event held in Vancouver on June 21, 2019.   If you don't have time to listen to the whole event (2 hours and 44 minutes),  then it is very worthwhile to go to the speech by Avi Lewis which begins just after  2:11:17.  The complete program includes speakers   David Suzuki, Kanahus Manuel, Harsha Walia, and Avi Lewis, with Anjali Appadurai as MC.]

19/06/19
Author: 
Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movements in Defense of Humanity, Marta Harnecker

June 19, 2019

“Well, friends, that’s it for today. You have to live in uncertainty and get ahead no matter what it takes. A hug as always, full of dreams and hopes.” – Marta

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16/06/19
Author: 
Güney Işikara and Ying Chen
no planet B

June 16, 2019 

07/06/19
Author: 
Ingar Solty
capitalism is over

June 6, 2019  

Today, most people are aware that ‘socialism’ is particularly popular among American millennials. The phenomenon began when the global financial crisis hit. No matter what the design of the empirical research questions that were being asked was, a majority of millennials said they favored “socialism” over “capitalism,” while the older generations, increasing with age, tended to be more pro-capitalist.

03/06/19
Author: 
System Change Not Climate Change
The Juliana Plaintiffs claim a constitutional right to a habitable planet. Photo: Our Children's Trust

News | SCNCC | June 3, 2019

On Tuesday, June 4, at 2 p.m. Pacific Time, three judges of the Ninth Circuit will hear arguments by the Trump Administration seeking to stop the Juliana v. United States lawsuit brought by a group of young people claiming a constitutional right to "a climate system capable of sustaining human life" and asserting that the United States government is violating that right.

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