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By Robert Hunziker / 07 November 2022
cop27.jpg Dateline: November 7–18, 2022, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Dignitaries from every country will be meeting to discuss climate change at Conference of the Parties (COP) 27 on climate change. Based upon early confirmations, 90 heads of state will attend, lending an aura of importance.  “Climate change is the crisis of our lifetime. If we are not able to reverse the present trend that is leading to a catastrophe in the world, we will be doomed.” (António... Read more
By Katie Singer / 19 October 2022
Tesla Megapack on fire at Victorian Big Battery, Australia. Image: Fire Rescue Victoria In the event that a developer wants to install a utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) facility near you, consider yourself blessed with opportunities. You can shake up your assumptions about “clean, green” energy. You can learn how to present the technology’s not-so-sunny sides so that neighbors and legislators who believe that solar PVs cannot possibly have problems…... Read more
By Don Fitz / 18 October 2022
_goldegg06use.jpg The suffering of US women under the iron heel of abortion is intensifying, especially for women of color. This makes it imperative to closely examine possible paths forward. As a teenager during the 1960s I witnessed two political paths that remain imprinted on my mind. LBJ and 14 (b) Even before classes began in 1963, I had organized the first high school Young Democrats chapter in Texas. By 1964 Houston Young Democrats were... Read more
By Robert Hunziker / 08 October 2022
1280px-mountain_of_dogfish.jpg According to the Marine Stewardship Council, depletion of fish stocks is the most urgent threat to the world’s oceans.  Ninety-three percent (93%) of the world’s major marine fish stocks are classified as fully exploited, overexploited, or significantly depleted. “Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated  (IUU) fishing is a pervasive, far-reaching security threat.” (Source: Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing, United States... Read more

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By Richard Heinberg / 08 October 2022
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By Moon of Alabama / 08 October 2022
moon.png Western’ media continue todenazify Ukraineby pretending that the Nazi formations in that country, which they had long decried, are now a harmless collection of celebrities. 'Among the 215 Ukrainian prisoners of war released in the exchange were 108 members of the Azov Battalion.' ... It was easy to findsome 40 storiesin main stream media which between... Read more
By CounterPunch News Service / 07 October 2022
militcargo.jpg The ILWU has always criticized NATO’s war moves. Since the end of World War II we’ve opposed U.S. wars and coups in Korea, Vietnam, Angola, Serbia (former Yugoslavia), Cuba (Bay of Pigs Invasion), Chile (coup), El Salvador and Nicaragua.  On May Day 2008, ILWU shutdown all West Coast ports to oppose the “imperialist wars in Iraq and Afghanistan” (... Read more
By Vladislav Ugolny / 06 October 2022
ugol.jpg The hope for reunification was based on the fact that Russia is a stable state governed by the rule of law, with fully-fledged institutions and an established civil society. Living their lives on the frontline of a geopolitical confrontation, Russians in Donbass dreamed that one day war would disappear.  They hoped that Donbass would become an ordinary... Read more
By Ben Norton / 03 October 2022
norton.jpg Bolivia’s President Luis Arce used his platform at the United Nationss to propose a revolutionary 14-point socialist program to transform the world.  “Today we find ourselves facing a wide-ranging, systemic capitalist crisis that increasingly endangers the life of humanity and the planet,” he warned.  “We should not only reflect on the economic,... Read more
By T. Vijayendra / 03 October 2022
vija.jpg An understanding of the great extent to which we have overshot sustainability limits leaves no alternative to working for an eventual transition to mostly small, highly self-sufficient and self-governing cooperative communities controlling local economies and embracing materially simple lifestyles and systems. These can enable a higher quality of life... Read more

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