The age of extremes: new developments in climate change


  • Owen McCormack


For socialists the last period is testimony to Lenin's off quoted “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen." From the Arab spring to the occupy movements, to the global fight against austerity, the pace of historic events has quickened dramatically. Yet in the middle of these events another development has taken place seemingly separate to, yet inextricably linked with, the overall crisis of capital.