What do Marxists say about degrowth communism?2:15pm Sat 30 Mar
About this session
The concept of "degrowth" has in recent years received greater attention as a framework for developing a serious response to climate change. Theories of degrowth argue that environmental destruction is inherent to societies organised for economic growth, and that resolving ecological crisis requires the restructuring of society to implement a contraction of economic production and consumption.
This session will present a Marxist engagement with degrowth theorists, evaluating the extent to which it may or may not be a positive contribution to Marxism as a theory of working-class revolution.