Karl Marx

A green Karl Marx

Karl Marx was deeply committed to ecology? Really???

Professor Ted Benton
| 11th June 2018
Discussion of Karl Marx’s continuing relevance was on his recent 200th birthday still dominated by 'traditional' understandings of Marxism. TED BENTON, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Essex, argues that sadly, there was little – far too little – on Marx’s thinking on the relations between humans and nature

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Karl Marx

The emergence of an ecological Karl Marx: 1818 - 2018

Gareth Dale
| 5th May 2018
Karl Marx was born in Trier 200 years ago today. The legacy of the political economist is fiercely contested. The Ecologist was among the first magazines to examine his ecological thinking - in an essay published in 1971. Here, GARETH DALE, an editor of the book Green Growth, examines Marx's own claims about nature and society - and our original interpretation of them

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