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Notes on Contributors

Kevin B. Anderson teaches at University of California, Santa Barbara and is the author of Lenin, Hegel, and Western Marxism (1995) and Marx at the Margins (2010/2016). He is a member of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization. kanderson@soc.ucsb.edu Emma Bell is … Continue reading

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Notes on Contributors

Arto Artinian, who is originally from Bulgaria, is an assistant professor in the social sciences department at the Borough of Manhattan Community College – City University of New York.  His research interests include hegemony, power and capitalist reproduction, and also … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds So Something Bigger Might Emerge: The Paris Agreement and the Fight Against Climate Change

Kevin Anderson, with Joseph Nevins1 FlyingLess: In a piece that you wrote and that was published in Nature, you assert that the Paris climate agreement constitutes “a genuine triumph of international diplomacy,” while at the same time arguing that it … Continue reading

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The Labor Movement and Ecosocialist Prospects in South Africa

Devan Pillay Interview Editor: Can you provide us with some background on the Global Labor University and its place within the labor movement? Devan Pillay: The Global Labor University was initiated around about 2002 as an initiative within the ILO. … Continue reading

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Hope for the Future: How Farmers Can Reverse Climate Change1

By Rachel Kastner Thank you to the Center for Global Justice for hosting us.2 I’ve been in San Miguel for a little over three years, and my passion and life’s work is regenerative agriculture. I’ve been involved in a continual learning progress … Continue reading

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The Coming Transition: Fossil Capital and Our Energy Future1

By Jordan Kinder Introduction What do we talk about when we talk about energy? As central to our existence as energy has always been, it remains not only elusive but, for many, taken for granted as well. Engaging this line of … Continue reading

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Directory of Organizations and Information Resources

By Weimin Tchen ACTION GROUPS 350.org www.350.org; team@350.org Brooklyn, New York International campaign to build a movement around solutions to the climate crisis. 1worker1vote.org 1worker1vote.org; info@1worker1vote.org 1worker1vote.org and Mondragon International North America are building a national network of unionized worker-owned cooperative … Continue reading

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Transition in a Petro Province? The Alberta NDP in Office

By Jeff Diamanti1 Editor: In 2015, Alberta’s New Democratic Party was swept into office with a landslide victory.2 Its platform speaks to many issues including healthcare, education, “diversifying the economy,” protecting the environment, respecting First Nations, and “taking leadership on climate … Continue reading

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Shortcomings and Perspectives of the German Energiewende

By Tobias Haas and Hendrik Sander* Germany’s so-called Energiewende (energy transition) is a broadly discussed issue. This article surveys its current state and identifies several major shortcomings. First, the “Energiewende” is so far little more than a first step toward … Continue reading

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Building Power in a Frontline Community: The Cooperation Jackson Model

Editor: You have spoken about the ethics and values of cooperatives, but your perspective goes well beyond the notion of individual cooperatives. Can you tell me a little bit about the cooperative context? How has Cooperation Jackson emerged and how … Continue reading

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