Introduced by Canberra socialist activist Elliot Downes.
For millions around the world, it’s increasingly obvious that our planet is being destroyed by a tiny minority in the pursuit of profit. This session will look at why capitalism - a system of class exploitation and market competition - is responsible, and why it needs to be abolished in order to save the environment.
New movement, new debates: The contested politics of climate change, Sarah Garnham
Fuelled by coal: Piercing the mirage of a sustainable capitalist Australia, Sarah Garnham
Why the rich are to blame for climate crisis, James Plested
From rebellion to revolution: socialism and the environmental crisis, James Plested
The fossil fuel economy is about class domination and imperialist conquest, Darren Roso
Marxism and the natural world, Michael Kandelaars