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By Robert Hunziker / 28 December 2021
greenland.jpg “Forces profound and alarming are reshaping the upper reaches of the North Pacific and Arctic oceans, breaking the food chain that supports billions of creatures and one of the world’s most important fisheries.”(Source: Susanne Rust, Unprecedented Die-offs, Melting Ice: Climate Change is Wreaking Havoc in the Arctic and Beyond, Los Angeles Times, December 17, 2021) “Breaking the food chain that supports billions of creatures” is horrific to... Read more
By Charles Posa McFadden and Karen Howell McFadden / 20 December 2021
Allow us to first dispense with the argument that revolutionary movements are synonymous with violence. While self-defence is a human right, a revolutionary movement is one whose intent is a change in social system. The motivation for an ecosocialist revolutionary movement is to end the violence of the present global capitalist system by replacing it with ecosocialism, a system characterized by communal relations among people and commensal relations between people and the rest of nature. In... Read more
By Robert Hunziker / 08 December 2021
2018.05.20fukushima.jpg   Nuclear waste is an interminable curse that eternally haunts the future of civilization for hundreds/thousands of years.  “The challenge of making nuclear power safer doesn't end after the power has been generated. Nuclear fuel remains dangerously radioactive for thousands of years after it is no longer useful in a commercial reactor.” (Source: Nuclear Waste, Union of Concerned Scientists, April 22, 2016) There are 440 nuclear power... Read more
By Brian Tokar / 07 December 2021
Review of No Bosses: A New Economy for a Better World, by Michael Albert (Zero Books, 2021) no_bosses_cover.png For more than forty years, Michael Albert has been a tireless advocate for the left to develop a clearer and more fully articulated vision of the world we wish to create. As a founder (with his recently departed partner Lydia Sargent) of South End Press, Z Magazine, and ultimately a network of projects under the umbrella of Z... Read more

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By Austin Price / 05 June 2021
aprice-thackerpasssmall.jpg On January 15, the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) approved a lithium mine at Thacker Pass, the site of the largest known lithium deposit in the United States. Through its subsidiary Lithium Nevada, Vancouver-based Lithium Americas plans to dig a 1,000-acre open-pit mine to tap into the estimated $2.6-billion resource over the next... Read more
By Salman Abu Sitta, Daleen Saah / 05 June 2021
The Israeli record of war crimes since 1948 has been unparalleled in its multiplicity, severity, consistency, and duration for over seven decades. Over all this time, Israel has escaped the world's legal accountability, other than occasional motions of censure. Today, however, there are signs that this could change.  After a number of attempts to exclude Palestine from its jurisdiction,... Read more
By Maddie Stone / 01 June 2021
phone-repairsmall.png Major tech brands like Apple and Microsoft must now give their smartphones and laptops "repairability" scores in France — and the initial results don’t look good.
By James Dyke, Robert Watson and Wolfgang Knorr / 30 May 2021
direct_air_capture_fan_towers.jpg The time has come to voice our fears and be honest with wider society. Current net zero policies will not keep warming to within 1.5°C because they were never intended to. They were and still are driven by a need to protect business as usual, not the climate. If we want to keep people safe then large and sustained cuts to carbon... Read more
By Emma Black / 26 May 2021
1_1.jpg The name dropping of an array of these high-tech “solutions” to the climate crisis was a feature of US President Joe Biden’s Earth Day summit in April. Among those in which Biden has promised to invest US$35 billion as part of his proposed American Jobs Plan are carbon capture and storage, hydrogen, nuclear, floating offshore wind, biofuels and electric... Read more
By Ben Norton / 23 May 2021
norton-pinochet-coppers.png And let’s not forget that, between Peru and Chile, there is more than 60% of the world’s copper reserves. Those are the two main copper-exporting countries.  And between Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile, there is more than 80% of the world’s lithium... So this is a very strategic issue. And that was one of the reasons why, when Bolivia... Read more
By Ali Abunimah and Tamara Nassar / 20 May 2021
abunimah.jpg Jewish rioters lynching an Arab man in the city of Bat Yam. Crazy photo by Reuven Castro The messages were released in the context of recent attacks by extremist Jewish Israelis on Palestinians, their homes and businesses as Israel escalated its attacks on the occupied West Bank and Gaza over the last week. “We are no longer Jews today,” one user... Read more

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