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Noam Chomsky: Ecology, Ethics, Anarchism

Earth was never an 'infinite resource,' but capitalist practice treats it like 'an infinite garbage can.'

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 1. Noam Chomsky and Laray Polk, Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe (New York: Seven Stories Press, 2013), 83.

 2. Herbert Marcuse, "Ethics and Revolution," in Ethics and Society: Original Essays on Contemporary Moral Problems, ed. Richard T. De George (New York: Anchor Books, 1964), 140-1.

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Javier Sethness is a libertarian socialist and rights-advocate, author of "Imperiled Life: Revolution against Climate Catastrophe" and "For a Free Nature: Critical Theory, Social Ecology, and Post-Developmentalism." His essays and articles have appeared in Climate and Capitalism, Counterpunch, Dissident Voice, MRZine, Countercurrents, and Perspectives on Anarchist Theory. Currently, he is writing a political and intellectual biography of Herbert Marcuse. He blogs on various aspects of the crises of capital at Notes Toward an International Libertarian Eco-Socialism.