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By McKenzie Funk / 10 July 2016
Examines how protest against Exxon's hiding its knowledge about global warming might have laid the groundwork for a massive law suit by investors about how Exxon's been lying about its economic value.
By Immanuel Wallerstein / 08 July 2016
Immanuel Wallerstein argues that the 'Brexit' vote is a symptom of deeper dysfunctions in the capitalist world-system, and that the political meaning of it will only become clear as a result of further struggles.
By Herb Dyer / 30 June 2016
  This is written for those who argue against reparations for slavery on the grounds that slavery happened oh so very – too – long ago to be a rational idea; for those who contend that no living black people were slaves; who argue that no living white people were slave owners; for people who insist, therefore, that the time to ask for slavery reparations has long since passed. And, anyway, why... Read more
By Alice Friedemann / 29 June 2016
Heavy-duty diesel-engine trucks (agricultural, cargo, mining, logging, construction, garbage, cement, 18-wheelers) are the main engines of civilization. Without them, no goods would be delivered, no food planted or harvested, no garbage picked up, no minerals mined, no concrete made, or oil and gas drilled to keep them all rolling. If trucks stopped running, gas stations, grocery stores,... Read more
By Santiago Navarro F. and Renata Bessi / 29 June 2016
The Dark Side of Clean Energy in Mexico A palm hat worn down by time covers the face of Celestino Bortolo Teran, a 60-year-old Indigenous Zapotec man. He walks behind his ox team as they open furrows in the earth. A 17-year-old youth trails behind, sowing white, red and black corn, engaging in a ritual of ancient knowledge shared between local people and the earth.Neither of the two notices the... Read more
By Raúl Zibechi / 28 June 2016
The New South American Political Map The election results in Venezuela and Argentina, the Brazilian crisis, and the erosion of the “citizens’ revolution” in Ecuador are part of a change in political climate that puts the transformative processes underway on the defensive.In the past weeks four progressive governments in the region show unmistakable signs of weakness. Rafael Correa will not... Read more
By Harvey Wasserman / 28 June 2016
Harvey Wasserman celebrates the end of the atomic era, but cautions that the fight is not over quite yet.

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