Archive | July, 2011

From 'common goods' to the 'common good of humanity'

Introduction to Commons-Conference organized by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, held inRome, 28-29 April 2011. Alongside the initiative for a referendum on water inItaly, the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation has decided to organize a conference on the concept of the Common Good of Humanity, in order to promote reflection on the links between the two notions and […]

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Coal Seam Gas: A Fracking Song

Coal seam gas, shove it up their assets, Take your power back, don’t let them frack   Composed and performed by the good people at The Creek Blog,  who are working to be self sufficient in rural New South Wales, Australia. This is a 128kbps mp3 which they encourage us to download and share.  For a […]

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The face of climate corruption in Canada

What’s truly amazing about Canadian politicians is how cheaply they can be bought. +++++++++++++++ Oil giants chipped in $180,000 to help Canada’s energy ministers have “unbiased” discussions about our energy future by Graham Saul Executive Director, Climate Action Network Canada The Mark, July 19, 2011  Energy ministers from across Canada have just returned from an […]

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Capitalism and ecological balance are mutually exclusive

Chris Williams is a long-time environmental activist and author of Ecology and Socialism: Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis. He is a chemistry and physics professor at Pace University, and chairperson of the Packer Collegiate Institute science department. This interview, conducted by Jon Hochschartner,  was published in Counterpunch on July 14, 2011. JON HOCHSCHARTNER: Children in Fukushima […]

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