[Marxism] In Defense of Ecological Marxism: John Bellamy Foster responds to a critic

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Mon Jul 8 17:16:38 MDT 2019


On 7/8/19 7:14 PM, Louis Proyect via Marxism wrote:
> 
> I think this animosity directed toward Jason Moore is not warranted. 
> I've been following debates among ecosocialists for 20 years now and I 
> have never understood the attempt to trash people. I saw this first with 
> James O'Connor's assault on John Bellamy Foster in CNS and it has 
> continued over the years. I see Foster and Moore writing about the same 
> phenomena but from different angles. I have some criticisms of Moore's 
> work, especially the harping on Descartes that I don't think adds much 
> in terms of theory. With Foster, I think there is too much of a 
> temptation on his part to recycle things he has written. Even though the 
> article are always worth reading, I'd like to see him explore new areas, 
> particularly the degrowth question. Anyhow, I probably shouldn't 
> offering my two cents on this because there's no bigger skunk than me.
> 
> 
> https://climateandcapitalism.com/2016/06/06/in-defense-of-ecological-marxism-john-bellamy-foster-responds-to-a-critic/ 
> 

Never mind. This was from 3 years ago. I can't stand when stuff is 
posted to FB without any indication of when it was written.



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