World on Fire: Capitalism, the Environment, and Our Future

The Keystone XL Pipeline, the recent nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima plant in Japan, the BP oil spill-- these are just three of the most recent and egregious examples of environmental destruction. Many people are standing up and saying that enough is enough. From the tree-sitters blocking the bulldozers in Easy Texas to Daryl Hannah getting arrested, resistance is growing. But what are the causes of the environmental crisis? And what solutions should we offer? More importantly how do we get there from where we are now?

This talk kicked off a meeting held on 10/24/12 by the Austin City branch of the International Socialist Organization.

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