Ian Angus: Facing the Anthropocene: The Earth’s New Geological Era

London Climate March - 29th November 2015

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TheRealNews on Sep 4, 2016

Ian Angus, author of the new book Facing the Anthropocene, explains the significance of a new epoch marked by an unprecedented level of human impact on the Earth.

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Ian Angus on Climate Change and The Summit Smokescreen Interviewed by Phil Gasper

London Climate March - 29th November 2015

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with Ian Angus
interviewed by Phil Gasper
socialistworker.org
December 3, 2015

President Barack Obama joined world leaders at the UN climate summit–officially called the 21st Congress of the Parties for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, or COP 21–in Paris this week, and promised to work for an “ambitious” agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming. But climate justice activists who are trying to put forward an alternative vision–in spite of a ban on protests by the French government after the November 13 terror attacks–say that much more is needed than the leaders of the world’s most powerful governments are willing to consider.

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Ian Angus: Ecosocialism: Why Greens Must be Red and Reds Must be Green + Q&A

2014 Peoples Climate March NYC 90

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Austerity fightback on Nov 17, 2014

Ian Angus, author and editor of www.Climateandcapitalism.com discusses the need to build a movement based on socialist principles to counter and supplant the destructiveness of capitalism.

Ian is introduced by Richard Fidler, who writes and blogs at http://lifeonleft.blogspot.ca/

Recorded in Ottawa on November 16th, 2014, this event was organized by Ottawa Ecosocialists: http://systemchangenotclimatechange.org/ and the Socialist Project: http://www.socialistproject.ca/

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Ian Angus: How to make an Ecosocialist Revolution (2011)

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At the October 2011 Climate Change Social Change conference held in Melbourne, Ian Angus, editor, climateandcapitalism.com and co-author of the book, Too Many People?, explains the concept of ecosocialism and how we can struggle for a better future.

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If socialism fails: the spectre of 21st century barbarism By Ian Angus

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By Ian Angus
July 27, 2008

From the first day it appeared online, Climate and Capitalism’s masthead has carried the slogan “Ecosocialism or Barbarism: there is no third way.” We’ve been quite clear that ecosocialism is not a new theory or brand of socialism — it is socialism with Marx’s important insights on ecology restored, socialism committed to the fight against ecological destruction. But why do we say that the alternative to ecosocialism is barbarism? Continue reading

FOOD CRISIS: Capitalism, Agribusiness & the Food Sovereignty Alternative (Part II)

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Part I: FOOD CRISIS: The greatest demonstration of the historical failure of the capitalist model

by Ian Angus
www.socialistvoice.ca
May 11, 2008

(Ian Angus is editor of Climate and Capitalism. Part One of this article was published in Socialist Voice and in The Bullet (Socialist Project), on April 28, 2008.)

“Nowhere in the world, in no act of genocide, in no war, are so many people killed per minute, per hour and per day as those who are killed by hunger and poverty on our planet.” —Fidel Castro, 1998

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FOOD CRISIS: The greatest demonstration of the historical failure of the capitalist model

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By Ian Angus
www.socialistvoice.ca
April 28, 2008

“If the government cannot lower the cost of living it simply has to leave. If the police and UN troops want to shoot at us, that’s OK, because in the end, if we are not killed by bullets, we’ll die of hunger.” — A demonstrator in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

In Haiti, where most people get 22% fewer calories than the minimum needed for good health, some are staving off their hunger pangs by eating “mud biscuits” made by mixing clay and water with a bit of vegetable oil and salt.[1] Continue reading