Michael Löwy

Michael Löwy

Michael Löwy is a French-Brazilian Marxist sociologist and philosopher. He serves as Emeritus Research Director at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in Paris and is the co-author, with Joel Kovel, of An Ecosocialist Manifesto (2001). His published works include On Changing the World: Essays in Political Philosophy from Karl Marx to Walter Benjamin and Ecosocialism: A Radical Alternative to the Capitalist Ecological Catastrophe.

GTI Contributions
Author's Response: Do Red and Green Mix?
Roundtable
Author's Response to GTI Roundtable Do Red and Green Mix?

December 2018

Michael Löwy addresses points raised by the contributors to this roundtable.


“Green capitalism” is an illusion, and twentieth-century socialism is a perversion. We need a new model and movement for a democratic and ecological socialism that links with the wider movement for a better world.