John Bellamy Foster: The Financialization of Nature


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theAnalysis-news on Jul 8, 2022

John Bellamy Foster explains the ‘solution’ master-minded by global finance to resolve the imminent environmental crisis: create a multi-quadrillion dollar’s worth of assets on the back of everything nature does and expropriate it from the global commons to make a profit. Worse still: it is already happening.

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John Bellamy Foster: The Anthropocene and Socialist Politics + Tariq Ali: The American Empire and its Discontents

Burning Ourselves

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swpTvUk on Jul 12, 2016

John Bellamy Foster discusses the theoretical and programmatic challenges that the Anthropocene, a dangerous new epoch in planetary history, poses for socialists in the 21st century.

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Michel Chossudovsky: The Homeland Security State and the Economic Crisis

Bonnie Faulkner
Guns and Butter
May 26, 2010

The Global Economic Crisis: The Great Depression of the Twenty-First Century” with economist and author, Michel Chossudovsky.

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John Bellamy Foster: The Crisis of Capital: Economy, Ecology and Empire (must-see)

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by pdxjustice Media Productions
January 19, 2010
89:26 minutes

Capitalism isn't working

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Professor of sociology and editor of Monthly Review, John Bellamy Foster, talks about the triple crises facing the people of the United State today in the economy, the environment, and in the imperial wars and occupations in Iraq, Afghanistan and beyond.

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The “Great Financial Crisis”: A whole new kind of struggle is emerging by Mike Whitney

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by Mike Whitney
Global Research, February 27, 2009
– 2009-02-26

Interview with John Bellamy Foster

MW: The financial crisis is quickly turning into a political crisis. Already governments in Iceland and Latvia have collapsed and the global slump is just beginning to accelerate. Riots and street violence have broken out in Greece, Latvia and Lithuania and worker-led protests have become commonplace throughout the EU. As unemployment skyrockets and economic activity stalls, countries are likely to experience greater social instability. How does one take deep-seated discontent and rage and shape it into a political movement for structural change?

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