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[London] Marx, Ecology, and the Climate Emergency

Chair:
David Black

Speakers:
Heather Brown,
Peter Hudis
Robert Jones
Kohei Saito

Discussant:
Kevin B. Anderson

 

Suggested readings:

Peter Hudis, ‘The Green New Deal: Realistic Proposal or Fantasy?’ New Politics (2019)

Heather Brown, ‘Ecology, Feminism and the Renewal of Marxism,’ International Marxist-Humanist (2018)

Kohei Saito, Marx’s Ecological Notebooks,’ Monthly Review (2016)

 

 

Information on the speakers:

Heather Brown has written widely on Marxism, feminism, and ecology and is the author of  MARX ON GENDER AND THE FAMILY: A CRITICAL STUDY

Peter Hudis has written widely on Marxist theory and contemporary politics and is the author of FRANTZ FANON: PHILOSOPHER OF THE BARRICADES and of MARX’S CONCEPT OF THE ALTERNATIVE TO CAPITALISM, and is also the General Editor of THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ROSA LUXEMBURG

Robert Jones is a student and labour activist in Sheffield, a founder member of Psychedelic Bolsheviks local Sheffield Art/Political Collective, and a Co-Editor of their journal EVERYTHING IS EVERYTHING

Kohei Saito teaches at Osaka City University and is the author of KARL MARX’S ECOSOCIALISM: CAPITAL, NATURE, AND THE UNFINISHED CRITIQUE OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, winner of the 2018 Deutscher Memorial Prize

Kevin B. Anderson has written widely on Marxism and critical theory and is the author of MARX AT THE MARGINS: ON NATIONALISM, ETHNICITY, AND NON-WESTERN SOCIETIES and of LENIN, HEGEL, AND WESTERN MARXISM, and is also the coeditor of THE DUNAYEVSKAYA-MARCUSE-FROMM CORRESPONDENCE

David Black is the author of THE PHILOSOPHICAL ROOTS OF ANTI-CAPITALISM: ESSAYS ON HISTORY, CULTURE, AND DIALECTICAL THOUGHT and of HELEN MACFARLANE: A FEMINIST, REVOLUTIONARY JOURNALIST, AND PHILOSOPHER IN MID-NINETEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND and the coauthor of 1839: THE CHARTIST INSURRECTION

 

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