An Eco-Revolutionary Tipping Point? Global Warming, Climate Denials, & the Environmental Proletariat

By Paul Burkett, In the summer of 2016, the acceleration of climate change was once again making headlines. In July, the World Meteorological Association announced that the first six months of 2016 had broken all previous global temperature records, with June being the fourteenth month in a row of record heat for both land and … More An Eco-Revolutionary Tipping Point? Global Warming, Climate Denials, & the Environmental Proletariat

New Book: Harbors Rich in Ships – The Selected Revolutionary Writings of Miroslav Krleža

From Monthly Review Press: Miroslav Krleža was a giant of Yugoslav literature, yet remarkably little of his writing has appeared in English. In a body of work that spans more than five dozen books, including novels, short stories, plays, poetry, and essays, Krleža steadfastly pursued a radical humanism and artistic integrity. Harbors Rich in Ships … More New Book: Harbors Rich in Ships – The Selected Revolutionary Writings of Miroslav Krleža

Understanding Brexit: A primer on the split that has now been set into motion

By John Weeks, In the United kingdom on June 23, 2016, 52% of those casting ballots voted in favor of ending the UK’s membership in the European Union—generally referred to as “Brexit” (Britain + exit). Voters in England (population 53 million) and Wales (3.1 million) supported “Leave” (in both about 53% voted to leave), while … More Understanding Brexit: A primer on the split that has now been set into motion

New book: A Modern Guide to Rethinking Economics

Edited by Louis-Philippe Rochon & Sergio Rossi. From Edward Elgar: Since the beginning of the 21st century, there has been an unprecedented move towards ‘rethinking economics’. This book contributes to this worldwide discussion by providing readers at all levels with thoughtful contributions on a range of economic topics. The book includes chapters on rethinking fiscal … More New book: A Modern Guide to Rethinking Economics