Creating an Ecological Society: Toward a Revolutionary Transformation

Socialism 2017

August 15, 2017

Sickened by the contamination of the water, the air, of the Earth itself, more and more people are coming to realize that capitalism, quite literally, is killing them along with all life on the earth. Capitalism’s imperative—to make profits at all costs and expand without end—is destabilizing the Earth’s climate, while increasing human misery and inequality on a planetary scale. The need to organize for social and environmental reforms has never been greater. But crucial as reforms are, they cannot solve our intertwined ecological and social crises. This meeting, with Fred Magdoff and Michael Ware, reveals an overwhelmingly simple truth: Fighting for reforms is vital, but revolution is essential.

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