[Marxism] Climate & Capitalism, December 17, 2012
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CLIMATE AND CAPITALISM
An ecosocialist journal, edited by Ian Angus
What’s new, December 17, 2012
VERTICAL FARMING: ANOTHER ‘SOLUTION’ THAT WON’T WORK
Stan Cox: Building factory farms in urban skyscrapers is promoted as a
way to fix our broken food system. Despite the good intentions of its
advocates, it's a fantasy, an unrealistic techno-fix that can only
divert attention from the need for real change.
HOW FIRST NATIONS ORGANIZED AGAINST TAR SANDS PIPELINES
Art Sterritt: Coastal First Nations leader explains how they won the
support of 80% of British Columbians for the indigenous peoples'
campaign against Enbrodge's pipeline plans
CLIMATE DISASTER CAN BE PREVENTED
Simon Butler: Practical, affordable solutions exist, but the necessary
resources won't be mobilized so long as corporations, media barons and
generals make all the big decisions.
DIALECTICS IN SCIENCE: AN INTERVIEW WITH HELENA SHEEHAN
The author of “Marxism and the Philosophy of Science” says the
tendency of some on the left to counterpose a humanistic Marx to a
positivist Engels weakens Marxism, and is not supported by historical
BELIEVING OTHERWISE: INDIVIDUAL ACTION AND SOCIAL CHANGE
Individual actions won’t change the world — but that doesn’t mean
every advocate of personal change is headed in the wrong direction.
POPULATION, CONSUMPTION, AND RECTANGLES
Can elementary geometry explain environmental problems? Actually, no.
POSTMODERN MEETS THE CLASS STRUGGLE, ILLUSTRATED
Stop complaining, everything is relative ...
THE NEW FIGHT OVER WHO OWNS THE EARTH
'Landgrabbers' offers a bleak picture of land grabs by corporations
for agriculture or resource exploitation and equally appalling 'green
grabs' by conservationists
CHASING ICE: A MUST-SEE FILM
Incredible photography, undeniable evidence of climate change
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