2018 Publications


  • Essay

    Why Ecosocialism: For a Red-Green Future

    Michael Löwy

    December 2018

    “Green capitalism” is an illusion and twentieth century socialism is a perversion. We need a new model and movement for a democratic and ecological socialism that links with the wider movement for a better world.

  • Roundtable

    Do Red and Green Mix?

    December 2018


    An exchange on ecosocialism featuring Herman Daly, John Bellamy Foster, Kerryn Higgs, Giorgos Kallis, Alex Khasnabish, Ashish Kothari, Fred Magdoff, Simon Mair, Mary Mellor, and Vishwas Satgar, with a response from Michael Löwy

  • Interview

    For Love of Place: Reflections of an Agrarian Sage

    Wendell Berry

    December 2018

    Loving the planet begins with loving community and nature at home. Farmer, activist, and prolific author Wendell Berry reflects on his life cultivating deep cultural and political roots of resistance.

  • Essay

    The Precariat: Today's Transformative Class?

    Guy Standing

    October 2018

    Global capitalism is roiling class structure and forging a new mass class of precarious workers. The fight for a universal basic income can help catalyze this “precariat” as a transformative change agent.

  • Roundtable

    Debating the Precariat

    October 2018

    An exchange featuring Bill Fletcher, Nancy Folbre, Azfar Khan, Alexandra Köves, George Liodakis, Ronaldo Munck, William I. Robinson, Pritam Singh, Eva-Maria Swidler, and Alison Tate and Evelyn Astor, with a response from Guy Standing.

  • Interview

    Living on the Frontlines of Resistance

    Medea Benjamin

    October 2018

    Activist Medea Benjamin talks about her life at the forefront of the fight for peace and justice, and the need now more than ever to organize beyond borders.

  • Essay

    Nuclear Abolition: The Road from Armageddon to Transformation

    David Krieger

    August 2018

    A legacy of the Cold War, nuclear weapons will leave us perennially on the eve of destruction—until they are abolished once and for all. Nuclear abolitionists must join forces with movements seeking sustainability and justice to overcome governmental hostility and public apathy.


  • How to Ban the Bomb – A Roundtable

    August 2018

    An exchange featuring Andreas Bummel, David Barash, Richard Falk, Anna Harris, Judith Lipton, Ian Lowe, Hiroo Saionji, and Lawrence Wittner, with a response from David Krieger.

  • Interview

    Serving the Earth, Serving One Another

    Joanna Macy

    August 2018

    In a world of spiraling ecological and social crises, where does one find hope? Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy discusses how understanding the interdependence of our world prepares us for the fight to improve it.

  • Essay

    Feminism and Revolution: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

    Julie Matthaei

    June 2018

    An implacable and inclusive feminism remains essential for building the larger solidarity politics and economics we need for a Great Transition that eliminates oppression of all kinds.

  • Roundtable on Feminism and Revolution

    June 2018

    How can feminist theory and practice advance systemic transformation? An exchange featuring Anamaria Aristizabal, Lourdes Benería, Susan Butler, Kavita Byrd, Arturo Escobar, David Fell, Miki Kashtan, Khawar Mumtaz, and Noha Tarek, with a response from Julie Matthaei.

  • Interview

    Empire and Multitude: Shaping Our Century

    Michael Hardt

    June 2018

    In a world of diminished nation-states and global capital, social movements need to think and act differently. Michael Hardt explores how.

  • Essay

    Human Rights: Advancing the Frontier of Emancipation

    Kathryn Sikkink

    April 2018

    The human rights movement serves as inspiration and guide for the larger movement of systemic transformation. Human rights are inherently supranational and expansive, so that each triumph opens a new front in a widening circle of rights.

  • Roundtable on Human Rights

    April 2018

    How can the human rights framework foster a global movement? An exchange featuring Greg Anderson, Luis Cabrera, Joseph Camilleri, Jonathan Cohn, Riane Eisler, Alice Froidevaux, Aaron Karp, Evelin Lindner, Álvaro de Regil Castilla, Noha Tarek, and Allen White, with a response from Kathryn Sikkink.

  • Interview

    On the Cosmopolitan Path

    Daniele Archibugi

    April 2018

    Democracy has spread far and wide, but has not yet reached the global level, a dangerous failure in an interdependent world. How do we achieve just and democratic global governance? Political theorist Daniele Archibugi points the way.

  • Essay

    Vivir Bien: Old Cosmovisions and New Paradigms

    Pablo Solón

    February 2018

    With roots in traditional Andean cultures, Vivir Bien offers a compelling alternative development path. But without a focus on self-determination from below and cross-movement collaboration, it risks being coopted by those in power.

  • Roundtable on Vivir Bien

    February 2018

    What lessons can we learn from indigenous-inspired alternatives? An exchange featuring David Barkin, Nnimmo Bassey, Adrian Beling, Ana Estefanía Carballo, Eduardo Gudynas, Holly Hanson, Aaron Karp, Helena Norberg-Hodge, and Neera Singh, with a response from Pablo Solón.

  • Interview

    Farewell to Development

    Arturo Escobar

    February 2018

    The alter-globalization mantra of “a world where many worlds fit” has inspired new organizing and thinking across Latin America. Leading “post-development” theorist Arturo Escobar surveys this fight for pluralism and justice.