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Marx’s ecology: socialism and nature

September 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Karl Marx, radical environmentalist (Eric Ruder)

Bristol Counterfire presents: Marx’s ecology: socialism and nature

Karl Marx’s work covered a vast range of issues economic, philosophic and political. Most often people tend to focus on Marx’s critique of capitalism as an economic system. Rarely is he thought of as someone who thought deeply about the environment.

However, Marx’s writings contain many reflections about how capitalism’s obsession with growth distorts our relationship with nature and threatens the sustainability of our eco-systems.

Activist and author Elaine Graham-Leigh will present an introduction to Marx’s ideas on ecology and suggest how they might prove useful in confronting climate change and the degradation of our environment.

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Date:
September 6, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Venue

The Space at PRSC
17-25 Jamaica Street, Stokes Croft
Bristol, United Kingdom BS2 8JP United Kingdom
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Phone:
0117 214 0029
Website:
https://prsc.org.uk/the-space/