What is the relationship between the environment and capitalism?
How has the ecological crisis emerged as a result of capitalism? In what ways has this process been racialized and gendered?
How is capitalism incapable of responding to and resolving the ecological crisis?
Jason Moore, "Who Is Responsible for the Climate Crisis?"
Jason Hickel, Less is More: How Degrowth Will Save the World, "Capitalism — A Creation Story"
Francoise Verges, Futures of Black Radicalism, "Racial Capitalocene"
Ian Angus, Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System, "We Are Not All in This Together"
Andreas Malm and the Zetkin Collective, White Skin, Black Fuel: On the Danger of Fossil Fascism, "Skin and Fuel"
Max Ajl, A People's Green New Deal, "Change Without Change: Eco-Modernism"
Max Ajl, A People's Green New Deal, "Green Social Democracy or Eco-Socialism?"
Contemporary proposals often uplift a social democratic vision as a response to the climate crisis. What are the flaws of these sorts of proposals? What would their impact be on the Global South? How do they fail to confront capitalism and imperialism? Write down what an anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist response to the climate crisis would look like.