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Against Doomsday Scenarios: What Is to Be Done Now?

“Against Doomsday Scenarios: What Is to Be Done Now?” (John Bellamy Foster interviewed by John Molyneux and Owen McCormick), Monthly Review 73, no. 7 (December 2021), pp. 1-16. [Published in Irish Marxist Review, November 2021.] John Molyneux and Owen McCormack: Given the extreme summer weather and the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, […]

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The Planetary Rift

“The Planetary Rift” (Interview of Foster by Haris Golemis), transform! Yearbook 2021: Capitalism’s Deadly Threat (London: Merlin Press, 2021), pp. 57-72. [Reprinted in Monthly Review (November 2021), pp. 1-14. HG: With your pathbreaking article “Marx’s Theory of Metabolic Rift” (American Journal of Sociology, 1999), you challenged the then prevalent view, even among non-dogmatic Marxists, that […]

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Chinese Contract Labor, the Corporeal Rift, and Ecological Imperialism in Peru’s Nineteenth-Century Guano Boom

“Chinese Contract Labor, the Corporeal Rift, and Ecological Imperialism in Peru’s Nineteenth-Century Guano Boom“, (coauthored with Lola Loustaunau, Mauricio Betancourt, and John Bellamy Foster, Foster listed third), Journal of Peasant Studies (published online November 2021), 25 pp. Building on the theory of ecological imperialism in the context of the Peruvian guano boom, this analysis explores the […]

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The Contagion of Capital: Financialized Capitalism, COVID-19, and the Great Divide

“The Contagion of Capital: Financialized Capitalism, COVID-19, and the Great Divide” (coathored with R. Jamil Jonna and Brett Clark, Foster listed first), Monthly Review, vol. 72 no. 8 (January 2021), pp. 1-19. The U.S. economy and society at the start of 2021 is more polarized than it has been at any point since the Civil War. The […]

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Return of Nature and Marx’s Ecology

“Return of Nature and Marx’s Ecology” (Foster interviewed by Alejandro Pedregal), Monthly Review, “The vol. 72, no. 7 (December 2020): 1-16. [Finnish language version in Viento Sur, no. 172 (2020), pp. 101-115. John Bellamy Foster writes me before leaving Eugene, Oregon: “We had to evacuate. And we have to travel a long ways. But I […]

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Paul M. Sweezy (1910-2004)

“Paul M. Sweezy (1910-2004),” Routledge Handbook of Marxism and Post Marxism, ed. Alex Callincos, Stathis Kouvelakis, and Lucia Pradella, ed. (London: Routledge, 2020), 503-510. [Revised ,expanded, and updated version of previous dictionary/encyclopedia articles on Sweezy and his influence.] Paul Marlor Sweezy (1910–2004) was one of the most accomplished economists to come out of Harvard in […]

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Antinomies of Space and Nature or an Open Totality?: Neil Smith and Henri Lefebvre on Nature and Society

“Antinomies of Space and Nature or an Open Totality?: Neil Smith and Henri Lefebvre on Nature and Society” (coauthored with Brian M. Napoletano and Brett Clark, Foster listed second), Human Geography (published Online First, November 2022), 14 pp. The work of Henri Lefebvre has played a pivotal role in human geography in recent decades. At […]

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