John Bellamy Foster

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John Bellamy Foster

John Bellamy Foster (born August 19, 1953) is editor of the independent socialist magazine Monthly Review and professor of sociology at the University of Oregon in Eugene. His writings have focused on political economy, environmental sociology, and Marxist theory. He is author of numerous books, most recently (with Brett Clark and Richard York) Critique of Intelligent Design: Materialism versus Creationism from Antiquity to the Present, (with Fred Magdoff), The Great Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences, and The Ecological Revolution: Making Peace with the Planet.

To overcome centuries of alienation of nature and human labor, including the treatment of the global environment and most people as mere objects of conquest, expropriation, and exploitation, will require nothing less than a long ecological revolution

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