Ecosocialism

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Global Ecosocialist Network on COP28: We need to challenge the power of fossil fuel capitalism

The challenge remains to build a people’s climate movement strong enough to challenge the power of fossil fuel capitalism and link up with other social movements to fight for an ecosocialist future.
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Green Capitalism — Don’t believe the hype!

Marty Hart-Landsberg — If we want a sustainable and equitable economic system, we are going to have to overcome capitalist imperatives and develop the organizations and institutions that will allow us to directly build it.
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How Green was Karl Marx? On Kohei Saito and the Anthropocene

David Black reviews Kohei Saito’s 'Marx in the Anthropocene'.
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Degrowth: How anti-worker would it be?

Don Fitz — Many of the accusations against degrowth have been answered. But one accusation still seems to lack an adequate response: Is the US working class inherently anti-degrowth because it would mean a massive loss of jobs?
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Nine theses on ecosocialist degrowth

Michael Löwy — The ecological crisis is already the most important social and political question of the twenty-first century, and will become even more so in the coming months and years. The future of the planet, and thus of humanity, will be decided in the coming decades.
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Discovering a Green Marx: Kohei Saito’s 'Marx in the Anthropocene'

Ryan Moore — The days when Karl Marx’s ideas were assumed to be incompatible with environmentalism and in need of greening are thankfully past, thanks in no small part to Kohei Saito’s contributions.
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Neither productivism nor degrowth: Thoughts on ecosocialism

Ståle Holgersen — Eco-Marxism and eco-socialism are currently haunted by a polarization between a socialist eco-modernism and degrowth.
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Britain: Anticapitalist Resistance issues appeal for ecosocialism conference

Anticapitalist Resistance — We must build an international ecosocialist movement rooted in the working class to expropriate businesses, end imperialism and transform the economy to prioritise human need within planetary limits.
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The politics of degrowth: Technology, ideology, and the fight for eco-socialism

Paul Fleckenstein interviews Gareth Dale on the politics of degrowth and the critique of the ideology of growth in capitalist society.
Plan Pueblo a Pueblo food distribution activity at Mateo Liscano School, Quibor, Venezuela. Photo by Gerardo Rojas.

‘Where danger lies…’: The communal alternative in Venezuela

Chris Gilbert — To frame the ecological promise of Venezuela’s communal project, it is useful to consider some of its main features, and contrast them with the capital system.
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Degrowth and socialism: Notes on some critical junctures

Güney Işıkara & Özgür Narin — The dialogue between advocates of degrowth and socialism has brought about a partial convergence. At the same time, salient differences between the two currents, highly heterogeneous within themselves, still persist.
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Planned degrowth: Ecosocialism and sustainable human development

John Bellamy Foster — The word degrowth stands for a family of political-economic approaches that, in the face of today’s accelerating planetary ecological crisis, reject unlimited, exponential economic growth as the definition of human progress.