Ian Angus (activist)

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Ian Angus (born 1945) is a Canadian ecosocialist activist, blues music radio host, and telecommunications analyst.

Angus is editor of the journal Climate & Capitalism,[1] a frequent contributor to Monthly Review,[2] and a founding executive member of the Global Ecosocialist Network.[3]

From 1994 to 2007, he hosted blues music programs on CKLN-FM and CIUT-FM in Toronto. From 1997 to 2007 he was chair of the Nominating Panel for the Maple Blues Awards,[4] Canada’s national blues awards program.

From 1980 until 2007, he was president of Angus TeleManagement Group,[5] a consulting and education company specializing in telecommunications. He and his partner Lis Angus co-edited the monthly journal Telemanagement and the weekly newsletter Telecom Update. In 2005 they were inducted into Canada's Telecommunications Hall of Fame in the Advocates and Academics category.

Publications[edit]

  • Author of A Redder Shade of Green: Intersections of Science and Socialism[6] (Monthly Review Press, 2017)
  • Author of Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System[7] (Monthly Review Press, 2016)
  • Co-author, with Simon Butler, Too Many People? Population, Immigration, and the Environmental Crisis [8](Haymarket Books, 2011)
  • Editor of The Global Fight for Climate Justice: Anticapitalist Responses to Global Warming and Environmental Destruction (Resistance Books, 2009)[9]
  • Author of Canadian Bolsheviks: The Early Years of the Communist Party of Canada [10](Vanguard Publications 1981; Second edition Trafford Publishing, 2004)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Climate & Capitalism | An ecosocialist journal edited by Ian Angus". Climate & Capitalism. Retrieved 2022-07-29.
  2. ^ "Monthly Review | Ian Angus". Monthly Review. Retrieved 2022-07-29.
  3. ^ "Global Ecosocialist Network". Global Ecosocialist Network. 2019-12-18. Retrieved 2022-07-29.
  4. ^ "Maple Blues Awards". www.mapleblues.ca. Retrieved 2022-07-29.
  5. ^ "Organisation profile: Angus TeleManagement Group, Inc". www.elsnet.org. Retrieved 2022-07-29.
  6. ^ Angus, Ian. "Monthly Review | A Redder Shade of Green: Intersections of Science and Socialism". Monthly Review. Retrieved 2022-07-29.
  7. ^ Angus, Ian. "Monthly Review | Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System". Monthly Review. Retrieved 2022-07-29.
  8. ^ Hartmann, Betsy; Kovel, Joel. "Too Many People?". haymarketbooks.org. Retrieved 2022-07-29.
  9. ^ New book: The Global Fight for Climate Justice
  10. ^ Angus, Ian. "Canadian Bolsheviks: The Early Years of the Communist Party of Canada".

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