EVENT: Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis, a Discussion With John Bellamy Foster and Chris Williams, Sunday, Oct. 24

The Indypendent Oct 17, 2010

Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis

A discussion with

John Bellamy Foster
launching his new book,
The Ecological Rift: Capitalism’s War on the Earth
(co-authored with Brett Clark and Richard York)

Chris Williams
author, Ecology and Socialism

Sunday, Oct. 24, 4 p.m.
New York University
Kimmel Center Rm. 802
60 Washington Sq. South

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Presented by Monthly Review Press and Haymarket Books

Around the world, consciousness of the threat to our environment is growing. The majority of solutions on offer, from using efficient light bulbs to biking to work, focus on individual lifestyle changes, yet the scale of the crisis requires far deeper adjustments.

Join acclaimed authors, John Bellamy Foster and Chris Williams for a discussion of the environmental crisis—its causes, but most importantly, possible solutions.

John Bellamy Foster is editor of Monthly Review. He is professor of sociology at the University of Oregon and author of The Ecological Rift (with Brett Clark and Richard York), The Ecological Revolution, The Great Financial Crisis (with Fred Magdoff), Critique of Intelligent Design (with Brett Clark and Richard York), Naked Imperialism, Ecology Against Capitalism, Marx’s Ecology, The Vulnerable Planet, and The Theory of Monopoly Capitalism (all from Monthly Review Press).

Chris Williams is a long-time environmental activist, professor of physics and chemistry at Pace University, and chair of the science department at Packer Collegiate Institute. He lives in New York City.

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