[Marxism] Climate & Capitalism, August 27, 2012

Ian Angus ecosocialism at gmail.com
Mon Aug 27 04:45:39 MDT 2012


CLIMATE AND CAPITALISM
An ecosocialist journal, edited by Ian Angus
http://climateandcapitalism.com

What’s new, August 27, 2012
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Feature articles

IRAQ: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED FOR BIG OIL?
http://climateandcapitalism.com/2012/08/23/iraq-mission-accomplished-for-big-oil/
Greg Muttitt: How the American invasion and occupation of Iraq paved
the way for Big Oil’s rise — and now for its possible fall.

LEAVE THE TAR SAND IN THE GROUND!
http://climateandcapitalism.com/2012/08/22/leave-the-tar-sand-in-the-ground/
Ian Angus: There is no such thing as 'responsible upgrading' or
'sustainable tar sand production.' We must stop this crime before it
ruins more lives and destroys the climate.

NEOLIBERALS ON BIKES
http://climateandcapitalism.com/2012/08/21/neoliberals-on-bikes/
Elizabeth Humphrys: Unless Greens come to grips with fundamental
economic questions, they will continue to promote policies that are
supremely unsuited to their ultimate aim of a more just and
sustainable world.

THE GREEN ECONOMY (NOT!): CAPITALISM’S FINAL FRONTIER
http://climateandcapitalism.com/2012/08/23/the-green-economy-not-capitalisms-final-frontier/
Jody Boehnert: The ‘Green Economy’ treats the economy as more
important than the ecological system on which the economy depends.
Nature is redefined as ‘natural capital’ as a prelude to more intense
exploitation.

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News from the frontlines

STILL NO CLEANUP OF MOHAWK LAND POISONED BY GM AND ALCOA
http://climateandcapitalism.com/2012/08/22/mohawk-land-poisoned-by-gm-alco/
“It’s just another form of genocide. When it comes to Indians, they
don’t give a shit. All they like to do is take, take, take, and
destroy.”

TOXIC SPILL POISONS PERUVIAN VILLAGE
http://climateandcapitalism.com/2012/08/20/toxic-spill-devastates-peruvia-community/
On July 25, 45 tonnes of copper concentrate slurry spilled from a
pipeline into Santa Rosa de Cajacuy, dousing the village with a
witch's brew of toxic dust and sludge.

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Editor’s Notebook

MAKING A KILLING FROM HUNGER
http://climateandcapitalism.com/2012/08/23/making-a-killing-from-hunger/
21st Century Barbarism is driven by men in suits

RECOMMENDED READING, 6
http://climateandcapitalism.com/2012/08/22/recommended-reading-6/
U.S. wastes 40% of food ... Keystone and tar sands ... Vandana Shiva
on seeds ... James Hansen on the cause of extreme weather ...
Misleading CO2 reductions

CLASS STRUGGLE FROM ABOVE, ILLUSTRATED
http://climateandcapitalism.com/2012/08/20/class-struggl-illustrated/
Making more by paying less

LE MYTHE DE LA SOUVERAINETÉ DU CONSOMMATEUR
http://climateandcapitalism.com/2012/08/22/le-mythe-de-la-souverainete-du-consommateur/
The Swiss ecosocialist journal A l'encontre (La Breche) translates
Chapter 11 of Too Many People?




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