Capitalism as the main polluter of our environment Chapter 1: Marx’s Ecology

MARX’S HISTORICAL MATERIALISM  Influenced by Epicurus and Ludwig Feuerbach but also because of critics he wrote about Hegel‘s idealism, Karl Marx had developed his own materialism – “the goal was to take over the active side of life, human freedom, from idealism while retaining a materialist basis” (Foster 2000, p. 112). Although a huge fan of Feuerbach,…

Capitalism as the main polluter of our environment Introduction

“Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a fucking big television, Choose washing machines, cars, compact disc players, and electrical tin openers. Choose good health, low cholesterol, and dental insurance. Choose fixed-interest mortgage repayments. Choose a starter home. Choose your friends. Choose leisure wear and matching luggage. Choose a three…