The Culture of an Ecologically Sustainable Civilization

By: Charles Posa McFadden and Karen Howell McFadden

As we have argued in a previous article (Transforming Culture), cultural transformation is essential to the realization of an ecologically sustainable civilization. Here we consider…

Amazon Onslaught

By: Robert Hunziker

This month Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro proposed a new bill promoting mining, expanded agriculture, and energy production on indigenous lands in the Amazon. Accordingly, private…

Mexico’s President AMLO Shows How It’s Done

By: Ellen Brown

While U.S. advocates and local politicians struggle to get their first public banks chartered, Mexico’s new president has begun construction on 2,700 branches of a government-owned bank…

Surrealism: Inside the Magnetic Fields

By: R. Burke

2019 was the 100th year anniversary of the publication of the first surrealist text, The Magnetic Fields by Andre Breton and Phillipe Soupault. As we approach the centennial…

Boycott Consumerism

By: Henry Robertson

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"171","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"340","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"480"}}]]     It seems like everybody is waiting for government to take the lead in stopping climate breakdown. Government has the power to act…

Transforming Culture

By: Charles Posa McFadden and Karen Howell McFadden

 “The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House” – Audre Lorde   So long as capitalism dominates, there is no escaping its unrelenting assault on…

What Really Happened to American Socialism?

By: Harvey Wasserman

Despite the corporate hype, Democratic Socialism and Social Democracy are deeply rooted in the mainstream of our nation’s history.   The lie that they’re “foreign…

The Rumbling ESAS Methane Enigma

By: Robert Hunziker

The northern continental shelves of Russia, inclusive of the Barents Sea, Kara Sea, Laptev Sea and East Siberian Sea (ESAS) are some of the least…

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As the Birds Vanish

By: Andrew Nikiforuk

Technology may have given us a greater vision, but it has muted our ability to act because we have become so numbed by its conveniences.…

Was Marx an ecosocialist? A reply to Kohei Saito.

By: Daniel Tanuro

Thanks to careful reading of Marx’s Notebooks, Saito brilliantly shows how Marx abandoned the idea that agricultural productivity could increase indefinitely under socialism until, in 1865-1868,…

The Limits of Capitalism

By: Laurie E. Adkin

At this point in human history, the limits of capitalism and the limits of our species’ life on Earth have converged. We have never been…

Germany’s green energy quest stalls

By: Kieran Cooke

LONDON, 8 January, 2020 – The city of Munich – one of Europe’s wealthiest urban conurbations – has expansive plans to tackle the fast-growing problems…

Is degrowth an alternative to capitalism?

By: Güney Işıkara

The newest book by Giorgos Kallis, one of the most prolific degrowth advocates is entitled Limits: Why Malthus Was Wrong and Why Environmentalists Should Care.…

War With Iran

By: Chris Hedges

  The assassination by the United States of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, near Baghdad’s airport will ignite widespread retaliatory…