[Marxism] Does Peak Oil Theory Help the Bourgeoisie?

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Wed Jun 11 09:10:54 MDT 2008


> I am not denying the finitude of oil, but the causes of human society reaching
> that end.  The real danger is in aiding the bourgeoisie in its effort to
> overcome the crisis and to create a new and deeper round of commodification
> through profit seeking.  If it were once radical to claim a limit to the
> exploitation of the natural environment, that time has now passed.  The most
> ardent green constituents are now capitalists.
> 
> Brad
> 

I regard myself as an ardent green constituent but I have no idea how I 
am going to make it until next payday.




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