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Capitalism and the Ecological Footprint: Published in Monthly Review, Volume 61, Number 6 - November 2009
Amin, Samir
The capture of ecological discourse by the political culture of the consensus (a necessary expression of the conception of capitalism as the end of history) is well advanced. In contrast, the expressi...
Cascadia Rising to Save the Forest: Against The Current vol. 110
Wald, Sarah
Protests in nine cities across California, Oregon and Washington took place February 23rd, coordinated by the Cascadia Rising Project, in response to the Bush Administration's removal of protections o...
The Ecology of Freedom: The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy
Bookchin, Murray
Bookchin's synthesis of ecology, anthropology and political theory traces conflicting legacies of hierarchy and freedom from the first emergence of human culture to today's globalized capitalism, cons...
The Great Lakes Primer
Cooper, Kathy; Millyard, Kai
An introduction to the environmental problems faced by the Great Lakes.
The Great Unraveling: Using Science and Philosophy to Decode Modernity
Hawes, William
All of this ecological destruction has been driven by America’s most popular exports: capitalism and imperialism. William Hawes talked about using science and philosophy to decode modernity.
Life without Limits: The Delusions of Technological Fundamentalism
Jensen, Robert
In a routinely delusional world, what is the most dangerous delusion? This delusion is not limited to one country, one group, or one political party, but rather is the unstated assumption of everyday ...
Marxism and Ecology: Common Fonts of a Great Transition
Foster, John Bellamy
Socialist thought is re-emerging at the forefront of the movement for global ecological and social change.
Our Ecological Footprint: Reducing Human Impact on the Earth
Wachernagel, Mathis ; Rees, William
The authors discuss how to make calculations of the amounts of material required to sustain an individual, a community and a nation.
Our Generation: Volume 7 Number 2
Roussopoulos, Dimitrios
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Our Generation: Volume 9 number 1
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The Paradox of Wealth: Capitalism and Ecological Destruction: Published in Monthly Review Volume 61, Number 6- November 2009
Foster, John Bellamy; Clark, Brett
A growing army of self-styled “sustainable developers” argues that there is no contradiction between the unlimited accumulation of capital and the preservation of the earth. The system can continue to...
Socialist Register 1997: Volume 33: Ruthless Criticism of All that Exists
Panitch, Leo (ed.)
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The Tragedy of the Commodity : Oceans, Fisheries, and Aquaculture
Longo, Stefano B; Claussen, Rebecca; Clark, Brett
Although humans have long depended on oceans and aquatic ecosystems for sustenance and trade, only recently has human influence on these resources dramatically increased, transforming and undermining ...
Voluntary Simplicity And The Steady-State Economy
Burch, Mark
Voluntary simplicity is most basically characterized by the practices of mindfulness and material sufficiency. Through bringing mindfulness to our daily lives, we seek the maximum of well-being achiev...

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Capitalism, Nature, Socialism: A Journal of Socialist Ecology
CNS is a journal of ecosocialism. We welcome submissions on red-green politics and the anti-globalization movement; environmental history; workplace labor struggles; land/community struggles; politica...

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Mobile reserves could save marine species
Sample, Ian
Mobile marine nature reserves have been advanced as a tool to protect highly mobile marine mammals such as seabirds, turtles and sharks. These would protect migratory routes and mating grounds during ...
World's conservation hopes rest on Ecuador's revolutionary Yasuni model
Watts, Jonathan
A plan to preserve the most biodiverse region on Earth from oil exploitation has put Yasuni national park at the frontline of a global battle between living systems and fossil fuels. But enthusiasm is...