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From the Editorial Team 583484 NLFXXX10.1177/1095796015583484New Labor Forum research-article2015 New Labor Forum 2015, Vol. 24(2) 5 –7 From the Editorial Team Copyright © 2015, The Murphy Institute, City University of New York Reprints and permissions: sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav DOI: 10.1177/1095796015583484 nlf.sagepub.com Our cover conveys both the immense danger of property of all citizens and governments duty- climate change and an increasing awareness that bound to protect it. His article—highlighting an capitalism is at odds with the environment. Rising argument made in his new book Climate sea levels, shrinking ice sheets, and extreme Insurgency: A Strategy for Survival (Paradigm weather events have begun to call into question Publishers, January 2015)—advocates a non- the viability of the economic system that has pro- violent civil disobedience movement to force duced these perils. That the world has become a governments to defend the environment as a corporate dumping ground is plain to see. And public trust. Sheila Collins examines the rela- this growing planetary disaster may usher in a tionship between war and the environmental movement to demand what has long seemed debacle. She argues that war-making is both a unthinkable: an alternative to capitalism. result of crises created by climate change and An increasing number of establishment also http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png New Labor Forum SAGE

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New Labor Forum , Volume 24 (2): 3 – May 1, 2015

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583484 NLFXXX10.1177/1095796015583484New Labor Forum research-article2015 New Labor Forum 2015, Vol. 24(2) 5 –7 From the Editorial Team Copyright © 2015, The Murphy Institute, City University of New York Reprints and permissions: sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav DOI: 10.1177/1095796015583484 nlf.sagepub.com Our cover conveys both the immense danger of property of all citizens and governments duty- climate change and an increasing awareness that bound to protect it. His article—highlighting an capitalism is at odds with the environment. Rising argument made in his new book Climate sea levels, shrinking ice sheets, and extreme Insurgency: A Strategy for Survival (Paradigm weather events have begun to call into question Publishers, January 2015)—advocates a non- the viability of the economic system that has pro- violent civil disobedience movement to force duced these perils. That the world has become a governments to defend the environment as a corporate dumping ground is plain to see. And public trust. Sheila Collins examines the rela- this growing planetary disaster may usher in a tionship between war and the environmental movement to demand what has long seemed debacle. She argues that war-making is both a unthinkable: an alternative to capitalism. result of crises created by climate change and An increasing number of establishment also

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