Ecosocialism

10/06/21
Author: 
Michael Lebowitz

“Anyone can succeed”

In a capitalist society, there is always a good explanation for your poverty, your meaningless job (if you have a job), your difficulties and your general unhappiness. You are to blame. It is your failure. After all, look at other people who do succeed. If only you had worked a little harder, studied a little more, made those sacrifices.

05/06/21
Author: 
Ecosocialist Alliance
System Change

June 5, 2021  •  

Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the US (and the EU) have a great part of the immense wealth of the richest countries in the world in 2021. This wealth is more than sufficient to provide for the needs for food, water, health, housing and education of the global population.

23/05/21
Author: 
Lars Henriksson
Pipeline blow up

May 22, 2021

The choice between well-behaved protests and sabotage is incorrectly posed

Last month, Simon Butler reviewed How to Blow Up a Pipeline for Climate & Capitalism. We don’t normally publish two reviews of the same book, but we think this article makes a substantial contribution to the discussion.

21/05/21
Author: 
Haley Pessin

Haley Pessin interviews Benoit Renaud and Jessica Squires about the formation of a new activist organization in Quebec, Révolution écosocialist, which launched in December of last year. The organization is part of efforts to unite revolutionary socialists within the left-wing political party Québec solidaire and the radical social movements that have developed since the mass student strikes of 2012—the so-called Maple Spring.

03/05/21
Author: 
Socialist Project
Azadeh Reisdana and Sam Gindin

Editor: This is an interesting interview on the subject of how democratic socialism might be advanced.

May 2, 2021

Azadeh Reisdana interviews Sam Gindin on the recent growth of democratic socialism in developing countries and as an ideology which attracts a new younger generation of socialists. They also discuss the expansion of democratic socialism to not only a political theory but also as an economic application. This was recorded online during the Covid lockdown, March 2021.

21/03/21
Author: 
John Clarke
If we are to develop a clear and consistent form of international solidarity, we must be ready to face the contradictions and complications of the global context in which working class struggles take place. Image by Canadian Dimension.

As socialists, our solidarity should be with the international working class, not with governments or states

March 19, 2021

28/02/21
Author: 
Socialist Unity Assembly
Ecosocialist Dialogues Growing the movement inside and outside electoral politics

Watch the video of this recent event here: https://youtu.be/WwhLnBMqqnE

This year, we have seen both electoral politics and revolutionary action playing pivotal roles in reshaping our political system to respond to the mounting challenges of climate change, racial injustice, global health, and scores of tributary issues.

20/02/21
Author: 
Solidarity Winnipeg
December 29, 2020
 
Adopted by Solidarity Winnipeg Members on December 23, 2020

Solidarity Winnipeg’s Basis of Unity says “We envision transforming society to achieve social and ecological justice on an anti-colonial basis. This can ultimately only be achieved by replacing capitalism with a more democratic society not driven by profit: ecosocialism.” This policy explains our common understanding of that goal.

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