Emancipation under Conditions that the Left Didn’t Want. Generalized Resource Shortages as a Historical Crisis of the Social Formation of Capitalism

Our 2008 paper on peak oil and capitalist crisis that was originally published in the online journal “stateofnature” now is posted also on the anarchist website libcom.org. Hardly discussed when it was published, it now seems to gain a bit more of attention. Still, I would say, our analysis touches a wound in the heart of the left. Thus, the message is not welcome.

By Andreas Exner

“If there is a lack of appropriate analysis of environmental processes and societal relations to nature because they don’t fit into the wishful thinking of ‘eternal capitalism,’ dangerous ways of ideologically processing the crisis can gain momentum.”

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