Author Archives: Bob Thomson

Rojava: A practical example of ecosocialism?

This article, submitted to C&C by the Make Rojava Green Again campaign, introduces an important attempt to build a democratic, feminist and ecologist society. We look forward to further discussion of the Rojava project. https://climateandcapitalism.com/2019/08/09/rojava-a-practical-example-of-ecosocialism/

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Limits: Why Malthus Was Wrong and Why Environmentalists Should Care

A book by Giorgos Kallis Western culture is infatuated with the dream of going beyond, even as it is increasingly haunted by the specter of apocalypse: drought, famine, nuclear winter. How did we come to think of the planet and … Continue reading

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Climate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries

Climate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new analysis. The study reveals that more than 1,300 legal actions concerning climate change have been brought since 1990. While the US – with 1,023 … Continue reading

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Democratizing Finance: Origins of the Community Development Finance Movement

Book Review: For those of us working to build the co-op economy in the U.S., Community Development Financial Institutions, or CDFIs, are strategically vital players in making more cooperation happen. While being keenly aware of the importance of CDFIs, I … Continue reading

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“Wellbeing Economy Governments” (WEGo)

From: Martin Oetting, Omnipolis <martin, Berlin Last November, the governments of Scotland, New Zealand and Iceland publicly launched the “Wellbeing Economy Governments“ initiative (short: “WEGo“) at an OECD forum in South Korea. The idea of the project: governments collaborating on … Continue reading

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Degrowth vs. the Green New Deal – Briarpatch Magazine

The May/June 2019 issue of Briarpatch is an excellent compilation of articles on a Just Transition. I highly recommend it. Subscribe at http://briarpatchmagazine.com/subscribe or call 1-866-431-577 By Aaron Vansintjan The Green New Deal has gone mainstream. The idea is to … Continue reading

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The Green New Deal: Whither Capitalism?

Socialist Project Toronto, Developing Economics Blog, UK, New School for Social Research, New York, June 7, 2019 Excerpts from a longer read by Güney Işıkara and Ying Chen To Grow or Degrow? Or Is There a Third Way? The way … Continue reading

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