J.P. Sapinski

J. P. Sapinski is an assistant professor of environmental studies at Université de Moncton. He is interested in how the structures of capitalism and corporate power mediate the social metabolism between human societies and the ecosphere, and how we can transform this relationship to make it just and sustainable. He is currently advancing projects on the carbon extractive industry in Canada, on fossil fuel divestment in universities, and on climate geoengineering, in which he develops a broad critique of ecological modernization and green capitalist perspectives. His work was published in Environmental Sociology, Global Networks, International Sociology, Critical Sociology, and the Journal of World-Systems Research.

  • Organizing the 1%

    How Corporate Power Works

    By William K. Carroll and J.P. Sapinski     September 2018

    A highly accessible introduction to Marxist political economy, Carroll and Sapinski delve into the capitalist economic system at the root of corporate wealth and power and analyze the ways the capitalist class dominates over contemporary Canadian society.