Letters and Politics

A History of Eco-Socialism

Guest: John Bellamy Foster is editor of Monthly Review and professor of sociology at the University of Oregon.  He has written widely on political economy and is an expert on environmental sociology.  He is the author of several books including Marx’s Ecology: Materialism and Nature (2000), The Great Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences (with Fred Magdoff, 2009), The Ecological Rift: Capitalism’s War on the Earth (with Brett Clark and Richard York, 2010), and his latest, The Return of Nature: Socialism and Ecology.