Imperiled Life: Revolution against Climate Catastrophe (Anarchist Interventions)

Imperiled Life: Revolution against Climate Catastrophe (Anarchist Interventions)

Javier Sethness-Castro

Imperiled Life theorizes an go out from the possibly terminal effects of capital-induced weather switch. it's a number of reflections at the phenomenon of catastrophe—climatological, political, social—as good as at the chances of overcoming catastrophe. Javier Sethness-Castro offers the awful information from modern climatologists whereas supplying a reconstructive imaginative and prescient encouraged through anarchist highbrow traditions and selling severe suggestion as a method of adjusting our ancient trajectory.

“In a weather switch debate pumped packed with duplicity and evasion, Javier Sethness-Castro blasts in air-clearing testomony to the calamity dealing with humanity. Sethness-Castro argues boldly that humanity is the asteroid this time, chargeable for one of many nice extinctions in earth’s heritage. Imperiled Life isn't any halfhearted name to shuffle the lightbulbs on a sinking terrestrial Titanic. It calls for we reconsider our philosophies, reorganize our societies, and transform our economies if we're to flee a destiny of being survived in simple terms through valleys of bones and mountains of garbage.” —Arun Gupta, cofounder of the Indypendent and the Occupied Wall highway Journal

“Javier Sethness-Castro right here importantly diagnoses the ways that today’s dominant developments towards fascist authoritarianism, on line casino capitalism, and cataclysmic militarism ominously intend a planetary destiny predicated on common genocide, ecological cave in, and the enclosure of ethical growth. additionally, Imperiled Life offers wish that social pursuits worldwide are actively suffering to discover universal rebel reason together—to democratically occupy the worldwide energy constitution, paintings for human, animal, and earth liberation, and create sustainable group choices. may well this essentially swap the political weather of our destiny such that justice, peace, and happiness on the earth are greater than simply utopian urges or filthy privileges of the great affluent!” —Richard Kahn, writer of Critical Pedagogy, Ecoliteracy, and Planetary Crisis

“This is an exceptionally well-researched and well-written publication, delivering either a heritage of our expertise of the arriving worldwide environmental cave in, and a believable or even inspiring plan for current and destiny motion. The extra those that learn it, the higher humanity’s percentages will be.” —Kim Stanley Robinson, writer of Green Mars

Imperiled Life is an offended and pressing dissection of the omnivorous financial system that's mercilessly turning the planet right into a demise camp.” —Jeffrey St. Clair, coeditor of Counterpunch and writer of Born below a nasty Sky

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