Ness shows how the lack of labour organizing to include guest workers in the US profoundly disadvantages labour as a whole and allows capital to thrive.
Bevins tells the story of America's role in the development of South East Asian and Latin American national security states and in their murder of millions of civilians during the Cold War. It describes maniacal anti-communism that spared noone.
Urbanization absorbs capital and in the process transforms societies, the economy and the environment. It is a product and a site of class struggle and the Left must adapt its organization better to face the destruction urbanization brings with itself.
These essays explore different conceptions of the relations between humans and the environment that are embedded in world religions and traditions.
A concise presentation of dominant environmental ideas in the West and a knowledgeable critique of them. Pepper challenges the mainstream assumptions by situating each ideas social and historical origins.
Yearley discusses the problems related to the universalizing discourse of globalization and its impact on the environment. He shows how inequality in wealth and power structures our discourse and leaves the most vulnerable to suffer.