Thea N. Riofrancos

Thea N. Riofrancos is assistant professor of political science at Providence College and serves on the steering committee of the Democratic Socialists of America’s ecosocialist working group. Her forthcoming book is Resource Radicals: From Petro-Nationalism to Post-Extractivism in Ecuador.

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Fighting both climate change and extreme inequality simultaneously is adept political strategy. (Photo by Gabriele Holtermann Gorden/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
A Path to Democratic Socialism Means a Path To Climate Justice
This piece is a response to “ We Don’t Have Time to End Capitalism—But Growth Can Still Be Green.​ ” While the question of whether we should address capitalism first or climate change first is often posed in sequential terms, it is a false choice—though a compelling one. One can cogently argue, as...
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