John Bellamy Foster

‘Socialism a necessity for human survival’

Print edition : February 02, 2018

John Bellamy Foster speaking at a demonstration.

protesting against climate change outside the office of U.S. Senator Charles Schumer in New York on January 9. Photo: SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS

U.S. President Donald Trump, who is dismissive of global warming and climate change. Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP

A Quechua family harvesting flowers at the foot of Huascaran mountain, Peru, in the Cordillera Blanca region, in August 2017. Accelerating glacial melt in the Andes caused by climate change has turned what was once a desert into rich farming land. But as the ice vanishes, the water that now makes this possible will disappear too, and the vast farms below may do the same. Photo: TOMAS MUNITA/NYT

A file photograph showing a deforested area in the rain forest in Brazil’s southern Para state. The region is considered the world’s “lungs” for its capacity to absorb carbon emissions, but it is steadily losing forest cover. Photo: JEFFERSON RUDDY/AFP

Interview with John Bellamy Foster, Editor of Monthly Review.
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