As Brenda Norrell notes at Intercontinental Cry, green capitalism is not the solution to the climate change crisis, it is part of the problem–allowing the profiteering countries of the world to continue to stalk and destroy nature for profit. In fact, she observes, the devastating effects of capitalism are at the root of the reason why indigenous peoples worldwide subscribed to the Cochabamba Protocols, that call for the elimination of poverty through the redistribution of wealth and the restoration of the earth’s equilibrium.
In an earlier post at Intercontinental Cry — Strategies That Have Failed — IC editor and publisher Ahni Schertow excerpts core concepts from Getting Free, the book by James Herod about ending capitalism. I encourage those interested in the topic to give it a read.
The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.access here