[Marxism] Climate and Capitalism. August 29, 2011
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CLIMATE AND CAPITALISM
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August 29, 2011
NATIVE AMERICAN AND CANADIAN FIRST NATIONS
JOIN CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE TO STOP TAR SANDS PIPELINE
The Indigenous Day of Action, September 2, 2011, at the White House will express the solidarity of Native Nations, to protect Mother Earth and demand Obama respect the treaty rights and survival of Native Nations of the US and Canada
CANADIANS CALL FOR CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE TO STOP TAR SANDS
Call urges “one of the largest acts of civil disobedience on the climate issue that Canada has ever seen” in Ottawa, September 26
POPULATION BOOK MISDIAGNOSES
AUSTRALIA’S ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS
In his new book, prominent Australian multi-millionaire Dick Smith blames immigrants for Australia’s for environmental problems. Such ‘border control ecology’ would weaken the environmental movement and make it harder to find real solutions.
JOHN BELLAMY FOSTER:
‘CAPITALISM CANNOT RESPOND TO CLIMATE CHANGE’
Noted Marxist economist and ecologist John Bellamy Foster is a feature guest speaker at the World at a Crossroads: Climate Change Social Change conference, which will take place in Melbourne Australia, September 30 to October 3. He was interviewed by Peter Boyle for Green Left Weekly.
INTERVIEW: FRED MAGDOFF ON WHAT EVERY
ENVIRONMENTALIST NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT CAPITALISM
“It appears inconceivable to most of the people I spoke with that somehow there might be a future economic system that wasn’t capitalist.”
DEADLY IRENE POLITICS:
CLIMATE CHANGE AND PRISONERS ABANDONED
Bloomberg left the prisoners behind at New York’s Rikers Island. Obama has left the people of the world to suffer climate change.
DEFORESTATION IS WORSE IN ‘PROTECTED AREAS’
THAN IN COMMUNITY-MANAGED FORESTS
“When done properly, the benefits of community-based management can be seen over the long term, leading to greater conservation participation, reduced poverty, increased economic productivity and the protection of many forest species”
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