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March/April 2009

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    Inequality, Power, and Ideology

    By Arthur MacEwan

    Without an understanding of the causes of the current crisis, we are unlikely to develop a solution; certainly we are not going to get a solution that has a lasting impact. And determining the causes is complicated because several intertwined factors have been involved. | Order this issue or subscribe.

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    Climate Change and Ecosocialism

    An Interview with Ecosocialist Joel Kovel

    “To me, the overall problem—not simply of climate change, but the whole ecological crisis of which climate change comprises a major part—is the gravest threat ever faced by humanity.” | Order this issue or subscribe.

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  • economy in numbersGlobal Trade in Free Fall