Red/Green Revolution

At the heart of Wallis’s call to action is the ever-vital debate of capitalism vs. socialism and their relationships to protecting ecological order…. Wallis writes about how the task of establishing a socialist framework may evolve through the convergence of popular struggles – against all forms of oppression – as these have emerged under conditions of crisis.

Creating an Ecological Society

Sickened by the contamination of water, air, and the Earth itself, more and more people are coming to realize that it is capitalism that is, quite literally, killing us – and indeed, degrading the Earth’s very ability to support all forms of life.

Ecological Imperialism, Settler Colonialism & Indigenous Resistance

This study group will use materials from the #StandingRockSyllabus and other readings to deepen our understanding of ecological imperialism, settler colonialism, and indigenous resistance. We will also critically examine the varied approaches that Marxists have taken toward these questions.

Anthropocene or Capitalocene?: Nature, History, & the Crisis of Capitalism

Jason W. Moore and Christian Parenti introduce a new essay collection, Anthropocene or Capitalocene? Nature, History, and the Crisis of Capitalism. The book challenges the theory and history offered by proponents of the “Anthropocene” and stresses how climate change and related crises are rooted in the rise and domination of capital.

Day 4, Session 4—Approaching Science from the Left

This panel aims to open a conversation among scholars and activists about how scientific knowledge and practice can help point the way forward, as well as about how science is abused in efforts to preserve and extend capitalist power over labor and resources.