GST Original Articles

By Robert Hunziker / 19 December 2022
Global warming is taking a big bite out of the planet. Unprecedented severe droughts dry up major commercial waterways and extreme conditions have either diminished or partially decimated many crops in the US, Europe, China, Australia, the Indian subcontinent and throughout regions of Africa.  This article explores the impact of “multiple breadbasket failures” as defined by UN research. As well as a discussion of angry radicals that stop private jets, thus challenging in direct fashion a... Read more
By Kollibri terre Sonnenblume / 15 December 2022
hanford.jpeg That the world hasn’t been the same since the ignition of the Atomic Age in the 1940s is certainly an understatement, yet the public’s awareness of how the nuclear industry operates has always been dismally low. Secrecy has played a part—especially in relation to bomb-making activities—but so too has the establishment news media, which focuses on individual events and sidelines institutional factors. So an accident is news (if it’s not covered-up),... Read more
By Franklin Frederick / 14 December 2022
In 1904, Jack London, the most celebrated American writer of the time, was sent as a reporter to cover the war between Russia and Japan. According to Daniel A. Métraux, editor of a collection of London’s writings on Asia (1): “London’s tenure as a journalist in Korea and Manchuria was a revelation to his worldview. As a white man he was a minority observing a war where Asia represented by Japan thoroughly outsmarted and overwhelmed numerically greater forces of the West represented by Russia... Read more
By Charles Posa McFadden / 16 November 2022
We gain our understanding of the world through the lens of theory. For revolutionaries, the basic laws of behavior of a capitalist system were already understood and advanced over one hundred and fifty years ago by Karl Marx and Frederick Engels and their comrades in struggle. Thankfully, their work is constantly being updated and applied to contemporary conditions. We can rely on those who have proven themselves excellent educators for an introduction. Although many will already have learned... Read more

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By Dimitri Lascaris / 04 March 2023
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By Mark P. Fancher / 03 March 2023
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