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Admin November 17, We reject all euphemisms or propagandistic softening of the brutality of this regime: The goal, rather, is a transformation of needs, and a profound shift toward the qualitative dimension and away from the quantitative. And just as barbarism has changed in a manner reflective of the century since Luxemburg enunciated her fateful alternative, so too, must the name, and the reality, of a socialism become adequate for this time.
Admin En May 12, May 12, Structural Crisis Needs Structural Change.
It has worked hand in glove with a network of corrupt and subservient client states whose local elites carry out the work of repression while sparing the center of its opprobrium. For this reason only: Admin En May 27, Innumerable points of resistance arise spontaneously across the chaotic ecumene of global capital. Admin October 10, January 26, A practical outcome of these tendencies would be expressed, for example, in a withering away of the dependency upon fossil fuels integral to industrial capitalism.
We do so in order to think more deeply into these possibilities, and at the same moment, begin the work of drawing together with all those of like mind.
These are embraced, not however, in the sense of imposing scarcity, hardship and repression. A practical outcome of these tendencies would be expressed, for example, in a withering away of the dependency upon fossil fuels integral evosocialista industrial capitalism. Admin October 15, October 14, But why socialism, why revive this word seemingly consigned to the rubbish-heap of history by the failings of its twentieth century interpretations?
In sum, the capitalist world system is historically bankrupt. And just as barbarism has changed in a manner reflective of the century since Luxemburg enunciated her fateful alternative, so too, must the name, and the reality, of a socialism become adequate for this time. And this in turn can provide the material point of release of the lands subjugated ecosociakista oil imperialism, while enabling the containment of global warming, along with other afflictions of the ecological crisis.
And if socialisms past have failed to do so, then it is our obligation, if we choose against submitting to a barbarous end, to struggle for one that succeeds. The generalization of ecological production under socialist conditions can provide the ground for the overcoming of the present crises.
And if socialisms past have failed to do so, lwoy it is our obligation, if we choose against submitting to a barbarous end, to struggle for one that succeeds. To see the infographic in English click here. To download the infographic in pdf for printing click here.
Over the coming weeks ROAR will publish a series of interviews with some of the authors from this varied and inspiring collection ecsocialista critical analyses and theories. Ozleft Mihael independent forum of strategy, tactics and history in the Australian left, green and labour movements.
We need not elaborate these points, which should be instantly recognizable to all. And this in turn can provide the material point of release of the lands subjugated by oil imperialism, while enabling the containment of global warming, along with other afflictions of the ecological crisis.
Many are immanently ecosocialist in content. In our view, the crises of ecology and those of societal breakdown are profoundly interrelated and should be seen as different manifestations of the same structural forces.
An Ecosocialist Manifesto – Systemic Alternatives
That capitalism has been developed despite and in the face of the two basic dependencies that make human life possible. It insists, rather, upon redefining both the path and the goal of socialist production mkchael an ecological framework.
Its only remaining option is to resort to brutal force, thereby increasing alienation and sowing the seed of further terrorism. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! It has expanded disparities in wealth and power to levels unprecedented in human history.
It insists, rather, upon redefining both the path and the goal of socialist production in an ecological framework. It is, rather, to develop the logic of a sufficient and necessary transformation of the current order, and to begin developing the intermediate steps towards this goal.
The fourteen hottest years ever recorded have been recorded since Chico Mendes and Dorothy Stang. And it has set going a network of transtatal organizations under the overall supervision of the Western powers and the superpower United States, to undermine the autonomy of the periphery and olwy it into indebtedness while maintaining a huge military apparatus to enforce compliance to the capitalist center We believe that the present capitalist system cannot regulate, much less overcome, the crises it has set going.
But at least it can be announced.
Ecosocialism – Systemic Alternatives
This conjuncture had numerous deleterious effects on existing socialisms, chiefly, the denial of internal democracy along with an emulation of capitalist productivism, and led eventually to the collapse of these societies and the ruin of their natural environments.
No one can read these prescriptions without thinking, first, of how many practical and theoretical questions they raise, and second and more dishearteningly, of how remote they are from the present configuration of the world, both as this is anchored in institutions and as it is registered in consciousness.
But we would insist that they be taken in their proper perspective. It is only a line mwnifiesto reasoning, based on a reading of the present crisis and the necessary conditions for overcoming it. And so we wished to set an example of a kind of speech that deliberately negates the current mood of anxious compromise and passive acquiescence. In our view, the crises of ecology and those of societal breakdown are profoundly manidiesto and should be seen as different manifestations of the same structural forces.
We make no claims of omniscience. The twenty-first century opens on a catastrophic note, with an michasl degree of ecological breakdown and a chaotic world order beset with terror and clusters of low-grade, disintegrative warfare that spread like gangrene across great swathes of the planet—viz. The latter stems from the form of imperialism known as globalization, with its disintegrative effects on societies that stand in its path.
From the side ecosoicalista humanity, with its requirements for self-determination, community, and a meaningful existence, capital reduces the majority of the world’s people to a mere reservoir of labor power while discarding much of the remainder as useless nuisances.