environment

Steve Leigh — Ian Angus's excellent new book covers the violent transition from feudalism to capitalism, demonstrating its relevance to the modern world.
Socialist Party of Malaysia Bureau of Environment and Climate Crisis — The lives and livelihood of the Semai Orang Asli Community in Pos Lanai, Kuala Lipis, Pahang are in danger, once again.
José Cambra recounts how popular mobilization defeated an anti-environmental policy in Panama.

Nancy Fraser looks at how transfers of natural wealth and care fit within modern imperialism, the role expropriation continues to play in capital accumulation, and the increasingly blurred nature of core-periphery boundaries under financialised capitalism.

Adam Hanieh — A major shift has taken place in the control of world oil over recent decades: the seemingly unstoppable rise of national oil companies run by governments in the Middle East, China, Russia and others in the Global South.

Marty Hart-Landsberg — The US government continues to green light the use of fossil fuels, even while voicing support for an international agreement to phase out fossil fuels. What gives? And what can we do about it?

Patrick Bond & Desmond D’Sa — The crucial point for the host-country president and his supporters in Western, BRICS+ and OPEC countries was to not concede the need to “phase out“ gas, oil and coal.
Dario Azzellini — The radical transformation of production and consumption patterns alone will not lead to the required social and ecological transition. Employment and the labor markets are changing and we have to make sure that work itself becomes sustainable in all its aspects.
Farooq Tariq & Zaighum Abbas — The final agreement is termed by international media as a “historic accord on the transition away from fossil fuels.” However, the reality is far from it.
Ana Cristina Carvalhaes — The multiplication of wars and the aggravation of tensions between states and intra-states are only one of the signs of the new historical period of convergence of crises, opened with the crash of 2008.
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.
Antonio Neto & Lucas Guerrero — The mass environmental struggle in Panama has brought together various sectors of the country against the Canadian mining company First Quantum Minerals.