By Fred Magdoff
Praise for Foster and Magdoff’s The nice monetary Crisis: during this well timed and thorough research of the present monetary predicament, Foster and Magdoff discover its roots and the novel adjustments that would be undertaken in reaction. . . . This ebook makes a helpful contribution to the continued exam of our present debt trouble, person who merits our complete attention.—Publishers Weekly
There is a transforming into consensus that the planet is heading towards environmental disaster: weather swap, ocean acidification, ozone depletion, worldwide freshwater use, lack of biodiversity, and chemical toxins all threaten our destiny except we act. what's much less transparent is how humanity may still reply. The modern environmental stream is the location of many competing plans and prescriptions, and composed of a various set of actors, from militant activists to company leader executives.
This brief, readable ebook is a sharply argued manifesto for these environmentalists who reject schemes of “green capitalism” or piecemeal reform. Environmental and fiscal students Magdoff and Foster contend that the fight to opposite ecological degradation calls for an organization seize of financial truth. Going extra, they argue that efforts to reform capitalism alongside environmental strains or depend completely on new know-how to stay away from disaster misses the purpose. the most explanation for the looming environmental catastrophe is the using good judgment of the process itself, and people in power—no subject how “green”—are incapable of creating the adjustments which are necessary.
What each Environmentalist must learn about Capitalism tackles the 2 greatest problems with our time, the ecological drawback and the faltering capitalist financial system, in a fashion that's thorough, available, and likely to impress debate within the environmental movement.