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Better Red than Dead December 31, 2015

Posted by raved in Uncategorized.

Situations Vacant

BP-takeoff-of-famous-vietnam-execution-picMarx on the Dialectics of Nature

The inevitable failure of COP21 ‘hot air’ to meet the challenge of global warming proves yet again that capitalism is the problem not the solution. But what makes the crisis of capitalism this time different from past crises is that climate change makes the crisis terminal. The capitalist class cannot survive without destroying both popular resistance to its rule and the ecological foundation of humanity in society. Marx always saw socialism as bringing alienated humanity back to nature. That is why there is no future for humanity without a global socialist revolution. Better to be red than dead!

Most analyses of this predicament blame the hubris of humanity in destroying nature – nature ‘good’; capitalism ‘bad’. This idea is expressed in the term Anthropogenic that refers to the changes brought about in climate (nature) as a result of ‘industrial’ society. For most climate warriors…

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1. Jodine - January 1, 2016

This is so true but so heavy. How can we really make a difference? No body gives a shit these days. We are surrounded by corruption, uber-wealthy, corporate giants screw us every day behind closed doors, illegally and get away with it. I see people slowly waking up…but so funking s l o w. I don’t want to be involved in the world, preferring blue frogs and snapshots. Jx

2. Jim Hill - March 1, 2016

Hey Raved – Did you guys ever post a continuation of the review of Maurice Brinton’s pamphlet “The Bolshevik’s and Workers Control”? I find this period fascinating to learn about. Thank, JH

3. raved - March 1, 2016

Jim, thanks for pointing out that the 2008 review of Brinton’s pamphlet was never completed. Will look into doing that when possible. Raved

Jim Hill - March 8, 2016

Thank you, raved. I find that subject matter important, and I appreciated the work you did in part one.

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