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Karl Marx and ‘eco-Marxism’

30 Mar 2017

The threat of ‘ecocidal capitalism’ is linked to the absence of a class-conscious international proletariat, writes Rex Dunn

Return of the killer air

23 Feb 2017

Tinkering measures cannot halt pollution, writes Arnulf Solberg

Where next for Farage?

22 Sep 2016

It is clear that Ukip has no future beyond that of a protest party, writes Peter Manson

Strong on analysis, but …

22 Sep 2016

Simon Wells reviews: Ian Angus, 'Facing the Anthropocene: fossil capitalism and the crisis of the Earth system', Monthly Review Press, 2016, pp280, £14.40

Time running out fast

08 Sep 2016

Capitalism is a system unfit to cope with the ecological crisis, writes Eddie Ford

Abstraction in style

01 Sep 2016

George Monbiot How did we get into this mess? Politics, equality, nature Verso Books, 2014, pp352, £16.99

Don’t hold your breath

03 Dec 2015

Simon Wells argues that failure is more or less predetermined

Humans, nature and dialectics

07 May 2015

Sadly Marxism must be defended against some who claim to be Marxists, or at least sympathetic to Marxism. Jack Conrad shows that this is especially the case when it comes to attacks on Frederick Engels and his work on the dialectics of nature

Natalie Bennett’s motley crew

12 Mar 2015

While the Green Party as a whole is not supportable, argues Robert Eagleton, a small number of its candidates may be

Green-tinted glasses

29 Jan 2015

Despite the membership figures and the hype, notes Michael Copestake, the Green Party's increased popularity is not a sign of good times to come for socialists

Business as usual

22 Jan 2015

Catastrophic climate change is very unlikely to be averted under capitalist conditions, says Simon Wells

Ebola: Crisis of infrastructure

23 Oct 2014

Ahmad Ebrahimi examines the root cause of the Ebola epidemic

Threat of social breakdown

16 Oct 2014

The Ebola outbreak in west Africa is a product of structural poverty and politics, argues Simon Wells

Storms, floods and a deluge of crap

13 Feb 2014

Natural flood management is part of the solution, not dredging. But if we seriously want to preserve and restore nature, argues Eddie Ford, then we need to challenge capitalism

Climate change: Overcoming the division

06 Feb 2014

Robert Eagleton offers his comments on the floods that have hit south-west England