Ecosocialist resources, 68

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Going solar in Cuba
While Cuba is an island full of sun, rivers and windy coasts, only 4 per cent of the island’s electricity is generated from renewable energy. The island hopes to soon change that, with a goal of generating 24 per cent of its energy from renewables by 2030, and Granma is leading the way.
Laurie Guevara-​Stone
Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal

The “new” global population control policies:
Fueling India’s sterilization atrocities
The tragic deaths of women in sterilization camps in Chhattisgarh, India in November 2014 are an unacceptable consequence of population control. They are not an isolated occurrence, but part of a systemic pattern of abuse in which certain international development agencies and local, state and national governments are complicit.
Kalpana Wilson
DifferenTakes (Population & Development Program)

Wealth: Having it all and wanting more (pdf)
Global wealth is increasingly being concentrated in the hands of a small wealthy elite. In 2014, the richest 1% of people in the world owned 48% of global wealth.
Oxfam

Building a post-capitalist global movement (video)
“We need to recover our sense of community between us and with nature. We need to recover the control of the resources of the society that have been privatized to redistribute the benefits between all while preserving harmony with nature.”
Interview with Pablo Solon
Hoy es Todavía

 

 

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