Episode 3.3: How do we confront capitalism’s excesses? Between revolution and reform
Professor, Department of Political Science, Carleton University
Ryan M. Katz-Rosene
Assistant Professor, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa
President, SaxeFacts, and Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Ontario
Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment, Syracuse University
Dianne Saxe, Ph.D. in Law, is one of Canada’s most respected environmental lawyers. She ran an environmental law boutique for 25 years, and was the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2015 – 2019, reporting to the Legislature on environment, energy and climate. Now heads SaxeFacts, focussing on the climate crisis. Substantial board and media experience. Hosts Green Economy Heroes podcast. Senior Fellow, Massey College. Law Society Medal 2020 for exemplary leadership in environmental law. Clean50 honouree. Deputy leader of the Ontario Green Party and Green Party candidate in University-Rosedale. Global Competent Board Designation. Featured on Wikipedia.
Matt Huber is Professor in the Department of Geography and the Environment at Syracuse University. His work focuses on the relationships between energy, capitalism, and the politics of climate change. His first book Lifeblood: Oil, Freedom and the Forces of Capital (University of Minnesota Press, 2013) examined oil’s role in powering a specific form of suburban privatism and neoliberal populism in the United States. His new book, Climate Change as Class War: Building Socialism on a Warming Climate, will be out in May 2022 from Verso Books. He is a regular contributor to Jacobin Magazine and has written for other popular outlets such as The Trouble, The American Prospect, and Toxic News.