The coronavirus has the global economy teetering on the edge. It’s a perfect time to pour massive amounts of money into green public investment, both to shore up the economy and to put us on a path toward a low-carbon future.
Alyssa Battistoni is an editor at Jacobin and a PhD student in political science at Yale University.
By following the development of global capitalism and international left movements for the past three decades, Naomi Klein has analyzed the world much more clearly than mainstream political observers — and stayed ahead of the curve in proposing bold solutions to fix our most burning problems like climate change.
The only just future is one in which every person is given the chance to flourish — without exploiting other people or the planet.
In his just released Green New Deal proposal, Bernie Sanders brings the kind of bold, large-scale plans as well as the moral fury we need — not just to save the planet, but to create a just and equitable world.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal resolution channels the fire of the climate movement and popular support for truly bold environmental action. Only the Left is offering climate solutions that could actually work.
A radical Green New Deal would open up enormous possibilities for human flourishing — and allow us to reclaim the language of freedom from the Right.
How quickly, how intensely, and how democratically we decarbonize will be the economic story of the century — only a Green New Deal can save us from climate apocalypse.
The urgency of climate change has never been clearer. We need a bold vision of a good and livable future — and a political program to match.
The New York Times Magazine claims in a blockbuster new article that democracy and human nature are to blame for the climate crisis. They’re wrong.
Working-class movements must place social and ecological reproduction at the heart of their vision of the future.
Our new edition is about climate change, but climate change isn’t just an issue to talk about every few years.
A low-carbon socialist future is possible.
Naomi Klein’s This Changes Everything is a vital book whose limitations should spark discussion about where we go from here.
Experiments in design promise a better future for everyone, but only if they come with emancipatory politics to boot.
There’s no way toward a sustainable future without tackling environmentalism’s old stumbling blocks: consumption and jobs. And the way to do that is through a universal basic income.
The failure of the American left to engage more substantially on environmental issues at home has real consequences for the expansion of neoliberalism worldwide.
What use is playing the long game when the arc of the universe feels so frighteningly short?
Life after emergency.