As early as 1844, Karl Marx observed that capitalism was not only a system of social domination, but one that also “putreﬁed nature” through its relentless pursuit of proﬁt. More recently, the writer Naomi Klein has noted that capitalism and the climate might fundamentally stand at odds, warning that accelerating destruction of the environment “changes everything” for humanity as a species. Join us as we discuss the relationship between capitalism, socialism, and the environment.
- Klein: "This Changes Everything": https://drive.google.com/file/d/19N7dDMcBcHUJ9bD7LEQMziQrqgfbgrED/view
- Tanuro: “Foundations of an Ecosocialist Strategy”: http://internationalviewpoint.org/spip.php?article2269
- Marx: Excerpt from Capital: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CKlcAlFmSpuZzae5HAIG80kWNk4cp8kv/view
- Kovel & Löwy: "An Ecosocialist Manifesto": http://environment-ecology.com/political-ecology/436-an-ecosocialist-manifesto.html
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