Eco-Corbynism Reading

by The Editors / September 16, 2018

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The reading for our Eco-Corbynism reading group at The World Transformed 219 words / 1 min read

We are running a reading group on “Eco-Corbynism” at The World Transformed. There will be sessions on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, all from 11-12.30 at the Black-E Gallery. Comrades are welcome to come to one or all of the sessions.

Sunday: Raymond Williams, Ecology and the Labour Movement

  • Raymond Williams, “Ecology and the Labour Movement”, talk available here
  • Raymond Williams, “Socialism and Ecology” in Resources of Hope: Culture, Democracy, Socialism

Monday: Eco-Feminism

  • Maria Mies, “The Dialectics of ‘Progress and Retrogression’” and “Subordination of Women, Nature and Colonies: The underground of capitalist patriarchy or civilized society”, first two parts of Chapter 3 of Patriarchy and Capital Accumulation on a World Scale: Women in the International Division of Labour, available here
  • Maria Mies and Vandana Shiva, “Why We Wrote this Book Together”, Introduction to Ecofeminism
  • Sheena Wilson, “Energy Imaginaries: Feminist and Decolonial Futures” in Materialism and The Critique of Energy, available here

Tuesday: Contemporary Eco-Marxism

  • John Bellamy Foster, “The Long Ecological Revolution” in Monthly Review, available here
  • Raj Patel and Jason W. Moore, “How the chicken nugget became the true symbol of our era” from the Guardian, available here
  • Jason W. Moore, “World accumulation and planetary life, or, why capitalism will not survive until the ‘last tree is cut’”, available here
  • Andrew Key, “Eco-Socialism or Eco-Barbarism” in New Socialist, available here


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