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C.J. Polychroniou

C.J. Polychroniou

C.J. Polychroniou  is a political economist/political scientist who has taught and worked in numerous universities and research centers in Europe and the United States. His latest books are The PrecipiceNeoliberalism, the Pandemic and the Urgent Need for Social Change (A collection of interviews with Noam Chomsky; Haymarket Books, 2021), and Economics and the LeftInterviews with Progressive Economists (Verso, 2021).

Articles by this author

 

Ending the Fossil Fuel Era Is the Only Way to Halt Global Warming and Stop Environmental Injustice

The decarbonization ideals underlying the Green New Deal provide the only realistic way to halt global warming and build a sustainable, resilient, and equitable future.

C.J. Polychroniou ·


California's Cap-and-Trade System Proves Limits of Market-Based Climate Action

California is not making sufficient progress to meet the 2030 emissions goals. With current policies, it could take easily at least a couple more decades before the 2030 goals are met.

C.J. Polychroniou ·


The Global Green New Deal Can Pave the Way for the Formation of a United Left Front in 2022

Environmental and labor movements need to join forces by embracing the global Green New Deal.

C.J. Polychroniou ·


Killing Nature Must Be Treated as a Crime on a Par with Genocide and War Crimes

The time has come for drastic measures to protect the environment and save the world from a climate catastrophe.

C.J. Polychroniou ·


With the Failure of Politics, People Are Waking Up to the Realization That They Have a World to Win

People everywhere are waking up to the realization that they must fight to organize the world in such a way that there is a sustainable future for humanity and the planet.

C.J. Polychroniou ·


Urgently Needed: A Global Green New Deal From Below

Restructuring the international economic order to avert cataclysmic climate change demands bottom-up participation.

C.J. Polychroniou ·


Revolutionary Activism May Be Our Last Best Hope to Avert a Climate Catastrophe

The challenge ahead is to turn every city and every town in virtually every major country in the world into a stronghold of the global climate movement.

C.J. Polychroniou ·


Occupy Wall Street Was Good, But It Was Never Going to Be Good Enough

Social movements can create change, but need proper organizational structures to dismantle hegemonic power.

C.J. Polychroniou ·

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