Philippe Simonnot: 

Ecology is where statism and socialism now have their revenge on capitalism, which stands accused of responsibility for all maladies, especially the running down of our planet’s resources and degradation of climatic conditions. Let us discuss the multiple flaws in this indictment:

First, capitalism has nothing to do with these problems. Marx himself described how the “fanatical perseverance of capitalists to economize on the means of production implies that these are only consumed as economically as possible—nothing gets lost or wasted.”



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