High-res Capitalism and the Destruction of Life on Earth

Why are we marching toward disaster, “sleepwalking to extinction”? Why can’t we slam on the brakes before we ride off the cliff to collapse? The problem is rooted in the requirement of capitalist production. Large corporations can’t help themselves; they can’t change or change very much. So long as we live under this corporate capitalist system we have little choice but to go along in this destruction, to keep pouring on the gas instead of slamming on the brakes, and that the only alternative — impossible as this may seem right now — is to overthrow this global economic system and all of the governments of the 1% that prop it up and replace them with a global economic democracy, a radical bottom-up political democracy, an eco-socialist civilization.

Read the full piece here.

Capitalism and the Destruction of Life on Earth

Why are we marching toward disaster, “sleepwalking to extinction”? Why can’t we slam on the brakes before we ride off the cliff to collapse? The problem is rooted in the requirement of capitalist production. Large corporations can’t help themselves; they can’t change or change very much. So long as we live under this corporate capitalist system we have little choice but to go along in this destruction, to keep pouring on the gas instead of slamming on the brakes, and that the only alternative — impossible as this may seem right now — is to overthrow this global economic system and all of the governments of the 1% that prop it up and replace them with a global economic democracy, a radical bottom-up political democracy, an eco-socialist civilization.

Read the full piece here.


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  1. funalabs reblogged this from newleftmedia and added:
    Sucks. People don’t even care whats happening to them and their future.
  2. newleftmedia posted this