2018 Publications 


“Green capitalism” is an illusion and twentieth century socialism is a perversion. We need a new model and movement for a democratic and ecological socialism that links with the wider movement for a better world.

Do Red and Green Mix?
Roundtable

Do Red and Green Mix?

An exchange on ecosocialism featuring Herman Daly, John Bellamy Foster, Kerryn Higgs, Giorgos Kallis, Alex Khasnabish, Ashish Kothari, Fred Magdoff, Simon Mair, Mary Mellor, and Vishwas Satgar, with a response from Michael Löwy

Global capitalism is roiling class structure and forging a new mass class of precarious workers. The fight for a universal basic income can help catalyze this “precariat” as a transformative change agent.

Debating the Precariat
Roundtable

Debating the Precariat

An exchange featuring Bill Fletcher, Nancy Folbre, Azfar Khan, Alexandra Köves, George Liodakis, Ronaldo Munck, William I. Robinson, Pritam Singh, Eva-Maria Swidler, and Alison Tate and Evelyn Astor, with a response from Guy Standing.

A legacy of the Cold War, nuclear weapons will leave us perennially on the eve of destruction—until they are abolished once and for all. Nuclear abolitionists must join forces with movements seeking sustainability and justice to overcome governmental hostility and public apathy.

An exchange on “Nuclear Abolition: The Road from Armageddon to Transformation," featuring Andreas Bummel, David Barash, Richard Falk, Anna Harris, Judith Lipton, Ian Lowe, Hiroo Saionji, and Lawrence Wittner, with a response from the author.

In a world of spiraling ecological and social crises, where does one find hope? Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy discusses how understanding the interdependence of our world prepares us for the fight to improve it.

An exchange on “Feminism and Revolution: Looking Back, Looking Ahead," featuring Anamaria Aristizabal, Lourdes Benería, Susan Butler, Kavita Byrd, Arturo Escobar, David Fell, Miki Kashtan, Khawar Mumtaz, and Noha Tarek, with a response from the author.

An exchange on “Human Rights: Advancing the Frontier of Emancipation," featuring Greg Anderson, Luis Cabrera, Joseph Camilleri, Jonathan Cohn, Riane Eisler, Alice Froidevaux, Aaron Karp, Evelin Lindner, Álvaro de Regil Castilla, Noha Tarek, and Allen White.


Democracy has spread far and wide, but has not yet reached the global level, a dangerous failure in an interdependent world. How do we achieve just and democratic global governance? Political theorist Daniele Archibugi points the way.

With roots in traditional Andean cultures, Vivir Bien offers a compelling alternative development path. But without a focus on self-determination from below and cross-movement collaboration, it risks being coopted by those in power.

Roundtable on Vivir Bien

Roundtable on Vivir Bien

An exchange on “Vivir Bien: Old Cosmovisions and New Paradigms,” with a response from the author. Featuring David Barkin, Nnimmo Bassey, Adrian Beling, Ana Estefanía Carballo, Eduardo Gudynas, Holly Hanson, Aaron Karp, Helena Norberg-Hodge, and Neera Singh.


Farewell to Development
Interview

Farewell to Development

The alter-globalization mantra of “a world where many worlds fit” has inspired new organizing and thinking across Latin America. Leading “post-development” theorist Arturo Escobar surveys this fight for pluralism and justice.