In his new publication from New Compass Press, Adam Krause provocatively claims that comedy is relevant for social activism. What is so funny about politics? What is progressive about humor? Why will the “revolution” be “hilarious”?
The ecological critique of industrial capitalism that we take for granted today was formulated by pioneers whose names are almost forgotten. Yet their aspirations and analyses remain remarkably prescient. In his new book, Brian Morris traces their tracks and brings their humanist ideas back to life.
What can be done to change the way we structure our society, and to stop the enormous climate changes? Can we combine the fight to prevent climate changes with a combat for another society? I strongly believe that these two things can be combined. It is not only possible, it is absolutely necessary.
Recently David Harvey has favorably cited Bookchin and his ideas of participatory democracy and confederalism. We take a closer look at Harvey’s latest book, "Rebel Cities," and ask if he has left his Marxist politics behind and turned to libertarian socialism?