The Green New Deal, Capitalism and the State

When confronted with evidence that environmental degradation is tilting humanity toward annihilation, inaction in the service of existing power is radically reactionary.

Either much of the political and economic architecture of modern capitalism will be gotten out of the way or it will destroy us. Ironically, capitalists have spent the last seventy-five years lauding ‘creative destruction’ as social progress. When it suddenly means their own demise, why does it suddenly seem a bad idea?

Source: The Green New Deal, Capitalism and the State

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