The sea has long been a defining feature, indeed an inevitability in Cuban art, literature, and life. Now it turns ominous.
The problem is not technology or nature. The problem is how to organise societies at a global scale.
In conversation with Juan Dal Maso, Razmig Keucheyan discusses twenty-first century critical theory, the need for strategic thinking, and the Marxist perspective on the environmental crisis.
On the latest episode of Who Makes Cents: A History of Capitalism Podcast, Raj Patel and Jason Moore trace the relationship between capital and the environment through seven cheap things: nature, money, work, care, food, energy, and lives.
Industrial-scale renewable energy does nothing to remake exploitative relationships with the earth, and instead represents the renewal and expansion of the present capitalist order.
McKenzie Wark considers the question "Why Marx now?" through a close reading of one of the Communist Manifesto's most famous lines.
One Marxist line of inquiry into environmental problems has outshone all others in creativity and productivity: the theory of the metabolic rift.
Can we conceive of revolutions in the name of climate justice, and if so, what do they look like?
Will we see the end of cheap, commodified nature, or will capitalism be able to exploit ongoing crises to generate a fresh round of accumulation?
In an interview, Andreas Malm describes how he came to study ecology and considers the prospects for the climate movement.