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Ecosocialism and Spirituality

[Frei Betto and Michael Löwy, 2009] We would like to start our conference here at the World Social Forum of Belem with a homage to two personalities of high human quality,  which gave their lives for the defense of the Amazonian forest,  and the Peoples of the Forest:  Chico Mendes and Dorothy Stang. They are the best known,  the visible tip of the iceberg, of … Continue reading Ecosocialism and Spirituality

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Manifiesto ecosocialista

[Joel Kovel y Michael Löwy 2001] English Version Introducción. La idea de este manifiesto ecosocialista fue lanzada en conjunto por Joel Kovel y Michael Löwy en un taller sobre ecología y socialismo celebrado en Vincennes, cerca de París, en septiembre de 2001. Todos sufrimos de un caso crónico de la paradoja de Gramsci, al vivir en un tiempo cuyo viejo orden está muriendo (arrastrando a … Continue reading Manifiesto ecosocialista

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An Ecosocialist Manifesto

[Joel Kovel and Michael Lowy, Sept 2001] Versión en español Introduction The idea for this ecosocialist manifesto was jointly launched by Joel Kovel and Michael Lowy, at a September, 2001, workshop on ecology and socialism held at Vincennes, near Paris. We all suffer from a chronic case of Gramsci’s paradox, of living in a time whose old order is dying (and taking civilization with it) while … Continue reading An Ecosocialist Manifesto