Anthropocene

Who’s Afraid of the Anthropocene?

Reports of severe weather events and the dwindling of endangered species, in the shadow of world politics, have conjured a recent, now popular neologism – the Anthropocene.

A Resistance Movement for the Planet – Full Interview

Climate change is out of control. It is already too late to avoid soaring temperatures, scarce water, and extreme weather. But the financial structure of capitalism is tied to fossil fuels. Market-based solutions are ineffectual. John Bellamy Foster, a professor of sociology at the University of Oregon and the editor of Monthly Review, speaks about the kind of program necessary to stop this catastrophe.