Rebuilding collective intelligence
Human capital theory cannot solve our economic woes. David Ridley says we need a socialist alternative.
The planning and politics of conversion: World War II lessons for a Green New Deal—Part 1
This post highlights the successful government directed wartime reorientation of the U.S. economy from civilian to military production, an achievement that both demonstrates the feasibility of a rapid Green New Deal transformation of the U.S. economy and points to the kinds of organizational capacities we will need to develop.
A response to Pollin and Chomsky: We need a Green New Deal without growth
Robert Pollin and Noam Chomsky have a new book out, Climate Crisis and the Green New Deal. It’s an important contribution to the emerging GND literature, from two thinkers I respect.
The case for a socialist Green New Deal
Proposals for a Green New Deal (GND) were multiplying even before the pandemic, but the economic crisis triggered by Coronavirus has given them a new urgency.
‘Either you are fighting to eliminate exploitation or not’: A leftist critique of the Green New Deal
Canadian Dimension in conversation with essayist, researcher and historian Max Ajl