Video: Democracy Now interviews Dr. Pamela Palmater, spokeswoman for the Idle No More movement.
Archive | December, 2012
In 2012 the most popular Climate & Capitalism articles were …
Individual actions won’t change the world — but that doesn’t mean every advocate of personal change is headed in the wrong direction.
The tendency of some on the left to counterpose a humanistic Marx to a positivist Engels weakens Marxism, and is not supported by historical evidence.
Building factory farms in urban skyscrapers is promoted as a way to fix our broken food system. Despite the good intentions of its advocates, it’s a fantasy, an unrealistic techno-fix that can only divert attention from the need for real change.
Incredible photography, undeniable evidence of climate change
Coastal First Nations leader explains how they won the support of 80% of British Columbians for the indigenous peoples’ campaign against Enbrodge’s pipeline plans
Can elementary geometry explain environmental problems? Actually, no.
Practical, affordable solutions exist, but the necessary resources won’t be mobilized so long as corporations, media barons and generals make all the big decisions.
Stop complaining, everything is relative …
Book review: ‘Landgrabbers’ offers a bleak picture of land grabs by corporations for agriculture or resource exploitation and equally appalling ‘green grabs’ by conservationists
“We did not come here to turn the climate into a business, or to protect businesses of them who want to continue aggravating the climate crisis, destroying Mother Earth. We came here to protect the future of humanity.”
Supported by the government and the opposition parties, Enbridge is pushing ahead with plans to pipe toxic bitumen through Ontario. First Nations and environmentalists are trying to mobilize public opposition.
The international peasant movement denounces the use of the climate negotiations to legitimize business as usual at the expense of humanity and the planet, and rejects false capitalist solutions that will only worsen the climate and food crises.
The Planetary Emergency … Corporate power and inequality in Canada … Ecology and Marxism … Climate change and conflict in South Asia … Trade unions and environmentalism
In an economy dominated by monopolies, the food industry goes to extremes
A short video that clearly states the simple truth
Mass transportation is intimately tied not only to the physical form of cities, but to the deeper social structures of imperial capitalism. A campaign for free public transit can be an important part of a broader fight to restructure society along ecosocialist lines.
Barbara Kingsolver’s new novel is a beautifully written and compelling account of working people responding to the local effects of a global crisis