Articles

"China is a unique threat to the global environment," in "China and climate change: an exchange," Monthly Review (MR) online, 2021

"Climate arsonist Xi Jinping: a carbon-neutral China with a 6% growth rate?" Real-World Economics Review, issue no. 94, December 2020, pp. 32-52 

"Why China isn't capitalist (despite the pink Ferraris)," a reply to Eli Friedman, Spectre, August 17, 2020

"The Chinese Communist Party is an environmental catastrophe," Foreign Policy, July 27, 2020

"Elon Musk's electric planet-suicide vehicle: automobiles, emissions, and degrowth," The Ecological Citizen, Vol 3 Suppl B, February 21, 2020

"We're all Hong Kongers now," System Change Not Climate Change, August 12, 2019 

"An ecosocialist path to limiting global temperature rise to 1.5˚ C" Real-World Economics Review, issue no. 87, March 2019, pp. 149-180

“China’s drivers and planetary ecological collapse,” Real-World Economics Review, issue no.82, 13 December 2017, pp. 2-28

"Overpopulation is a problem, but capitalist overdevelopment is a bigger problem," Resilience.org, December 13, 2017 

"Climate crisis and managed deindustrialization: debating alternatives to ecological collapse," Common Dreams, November 21, 2017 

"How individualist economics are causing planetary eco-collapse," Truthout.org, July 21, 2016.

"Six theses on saving the planet,” in The New Systems ReaderNextSystem.org (2016)

 

"China’s communist-capitalist ecological apocalypse"  Real-World Economics Review, no. 71 (2016) 

"Climate crisis, the deindustrialization imperative, and the jobs vs. growth dilemma,” Truthout.org, November 12, 2014

 

"Sleepwalking to extinction,” Adbusters, October 2013

 

"Capitalism and the destruction of life on earth: six theses on saving the humans,” Real-World Economics Review, no. 64 (2013), pp. 125-15 

 

"Green capitalism: the god that failed," Real-World Economics Review, no. 56(2011): pp. 112-144  

 

"If Herman Daly has a better idea where is it?" Real-World Economics Review, no. 54 (2010), pp. 121-124

 

"Beyond growth or beyond capitalism," Real-World Economics Review, no. 53 (2010) pp. 28-42

 

"The eco-suicidal economics of Adam Smith," Capitalism Nature Socialism, 18(2) (May 2007): 22-43

 

"Their rationality and ours,” with Nancy Holmstrom in Anton, Anatole, and Richard Schmitt. Toward a New Socialism. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, (2007).

 

"The engine of eco collapse,” Capitalism Nature Socialism, 16(4) (December 2005): 19-35 

 

"Capitalism and Collapse: contradictions of Jared Diamond’s market-meliorist strategy to save the humans,” Journal of Ecological Economics, 2005 vol. 55, issue 2, pp. 294-306 

 

"The necessity of gangster capitalism: primitive accumulation in Russia and China” with Nancy Holmstrom. Monthly Review, Volume 51, Issue 09 (February 2000) 

 

"New problems for old: the institution of capitalist economic and environmental irrationality in China," Democracy and Nature, vol.5 no.2 (1999) pp. 249-274 

 

"Creative destruction: capitalist development and China’s environment,” New Left Review, no. I/222 (March-April 1997), pp. 3-41 

 

"Getting rich is glorious,” The Ecologist, 25(1) 1995, pp. 14-15 

 

"The Chinese road to capitalism,” New Left Review, no. I/199 (May-June 1993), pp. 55-99

 

"To rebel is justified: Mao and self-limiting Cultural Revolution,” Against the Current, vol. 1 no.3 (Spring 1982) link to article

 

"Mao Zedong and the first party-army ‘substitutionist’ revolution," Against the Current, vol. 1 no.1 (Summer 1981) link to article