Capitalism, the Climate Crisis, and Ecosocialist Solutions | System Change Not Climate Change

The climate crisis is the greatest threat humanity has ever faced. At the current rate of greenhouse gas emissions, we are headed for 4°C to 7°C of warming above pre-industrial global averages within the lifetimes of young people. Temperature increases in this range would lead to a hothouse planet with devastating extreme weather events, and make most if not all of our planet

Source: Capitalism, the Climate Crisis, and Ecosocialist Solutions | System Change Not Climate Change

“No. It’s Capitalism, Stupid.” 

The title is a riff on James Carville’s disingenuous (and stupid) phrase from 1992 when he was Bill Clinton’s campaign director. Carville’s pithy quip, “It’s the economy, stupid,” became the campaign’s de facto slogan. It functioned as a clever ruse to help Clinton beat Bush by pandering to workers and creating the impression that his More

Source: “No. It’s Capitalism, Stupid.” – CounterPunch.org

‘There is a Glimmer of Hope’: Economists on Coronavirus and Capitalism 

David McWilliams: I think it is fair to say that capitalism – in the course of this unprecedented crisis – has been suspended. We are not going back to where we were, to business as usual. The state has come back, and this episode will not be forgotten by the electorate. I don’t know where we are going, but one thing seems clear: we are not going back.

Source: ‘There is a Glimmer of Hope’: Economists on Coronavirus and Cpitalism | Portside