The real environmental problem is catastrophe, not ‘catastrophism’ Dear Sam: I was pleased to receive and publish your response to my article, Once Again on ‘Environmental Catastrophism’.
The Politics of Going Green Summer is in full swing, and there's news now that the world just had its hottest June on record. And it also had its hottest May on record.
Environmental catastrophism: Sam Gindin responds Replying to Ian Angus, Sam Gindin says the real issue is how to build support for replacing capitalism with an environmentally-sensitive socialism.
All out for climate protests in New York, Sept. 19-23! Michael Gasser is an activist in the Bay Area chapter of System Change Not Climate Change (SCNCC) and a member of Solidarity.
Grand Chief Stewart Phillip on Supreme Court ruling in Tsilhqot'in title case The struggle to defend Tsilhqot'in territory goes back to1864 when six chiefs were hanged for resisting a road being built to the gold fields in Barkerville. This Supreme Court decision is the first to acknowledge Aboriginal title on the ground.
Must Sees and Must Reads
Green Capitalism: The God That Failed: Richard Smith, Truthout: "In the final analysis, the only way to align production with society's interests and the needs of the environment is to do so directly."...more
Capitalism and the destruction of life on earth: Six theses on saving the humans. Richard Smith Truthout. "That outcome depends to a great extent on whether we on the left can answer that question “what’s your alternative?”...more