climate global south

Farooq Tariq: Ecosocialism, Pakistan and countries of the South

Farooq Tariq — Ecosocialism offers a vision that transcends the false dichotomy between ecological sustainability and social justice. It recognizes that the climate crisis cannot be overcome without addressing the underlying structures of power and inequality.
Saito books

Saito, Marx and the anthropocene

Rafael Bernabe — Kohei Saito has become an important voice in the debates about Marxism and ecosocialism.
Ecosocialism and degrowth

Critical comments on Kohei Saito’s view of ‘degrowth communism’

David Schwartzman argues it is essential to distinguish good growth from bad growth.
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Book your tickets to Ecosocialism 2023

LINKS International Journal of Socialist Renewal is sponsoring Ecosocialism 2023, a two day conference being held at Victorian Trades Hall in Naarm/Melbourne (Australia) over July 1-2.
Kohei panel

The idea of degrowth communism was Marx’s last breakthrough — and perhaps most important

Peter Boyle — While researching later volumes of 'Capital', Marx began to realize that it wouldn’t be enough to repurpose capitalist growth for human ends. Instead, to heal metabolic rifts in nature, a communist society would need to slow down and touch grass.
Saito review

Kohei Saito's 'Marx in the Anthropocene'

The joys and pitfalls of degrowth communism – Gus Woody reviews an important new book on ecosocialism.

Indian labour lawyer Clifton D’Rozario to speak at Ecosocialism 2023

Clifton D’Rozario will visit Australia to address the Ecosocialism 2023 conference over July 1–2 in Naarm/Melbourne.

Karnataka elections

Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation: Karnataka, the gateway to South India, rejects BJP!

Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation (CPIML) — We congratulate the people of Karnataka for delivering a decisive defeat to the anti-people and divisive BJP
Ecosocialism 2023

Ecosocialism 2023 to discuss costs of new arms race

Peter Boyle — The ecological and social impacts of a new surge in global military spending will one of the discussions at the Ecosocialism 2023 conference in Naarm/Melbourne on July 1–2.
Environmental disaster

Malaysia: Class struggle in the face of environmental disasters

Huei Ting and Audrey Chan — Major floods and other environmental disasters are a call for greater class consciousness and better national policies to mitigate the devastating effects of extreme weather due to climate change.

Marxism for the age of climate emergency: On Kohei Saito's degrowth communism

Gareth Dale — Kohei Saito’s 2020 book Capital in the Anthropocene became a surprise bestseller in Japan, demonstrating a wider thirst for anti-capitalist analyses of environmental catastrophe and a popular openness to degrowth-oriented solutions.
Kohei Saito

Kohei Saito to speak at Ecosocialism 2023

Japanese Marxist academic Kohei Saito, author of Capital in the Anthropocene, will be a keynote speaker at the Ecosocialism 2023, being organised by Green Left — and supported by LINKS International Journal of Socialist Renewal — in Naarm/Melbourne over July 1–2.