The discovery and rediscovery of metabolic rift

Originally published: Climate & Capitalism on July 28, 2019 (more by Climate & Capitalism)  |

“Nature is the proof of dialectics, and it must be said for modern science that it has furnished this proof with very rich materials increasing daily.”—Frederick Engels

Ian Angus discusses the scientific developments that led Marx to develop metabolic rift theory, and a new generation to rediscover it in our time.

Feature presentation at the SWP Marxism Festival in London, UK, on July 6, 2019.

Note that the talk itself is in video, but the discussion period is audio-only.