Richard Seymour, "The Disenchanted Earth: Reflections on Ecosocialism and Barbarism"

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URL
https://newbooksnetwork.com/the-disenchanted-earth
Featuring
Richard Seymour

Fantastic interview. Feels similar in its prescriptions for Eco-socialism as Half-Earth Socialism, though without entering in to the socialist calculation debate.

~ 00:06:01 Paternalism and humanitarian interventionism.

~ 00:12:43 Early Marxist approaches towards ecology

~ 00:13:35 Capitalism has created a phenomenal amount of wealth. Unfortunately it has in the process horrendously exploited people and destroyed the planet.

~ 00:14:39 We're in a position now where we can't really entertain the traditional idea of red plenty.

~ 00:17:16 Even with 100% reneweable energy we would still only have 60% of current energy usage. We have to drastically reduce energy consumption. He mentions meat and agriculture.

Climate sadism.

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