In Nigeria, oil extraction and production has devastating consequences for the people living in the Niger Delta, but those who flee are not protected by the Geneva Convention on Refugees.
Ashley Dawson: ‘Today’s mass extinction crisis is one of the clearest indications we have of the fundamental irrationality and destructiveness of the capitalist system.’
Janet Biehl’s engrossing biography shows that Bookchin, an unlikely social theorist and radical philosopher, produced an important body of work of lasting significance.
An important new paper challenges prevalent conceptions of the Dust Bowl, in which colonial and racial-domination aspects of the crisis are invisible, and affirms the necessity of deeper conceptions of environmental (in)justice.
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has acknowledged shocking details about the violence of Canada’s near past. Deepening poverty and inequality are a scar on the country’s present. And Canada’s record on climate change is a crime against humanity’s future.
The coastal and island nations of the Asia-Pacific have contributed the least to global climate change, but suffer the most from climate breakdown and disaster capitalism
Liam Young examines the causes of environmental damage in Scotland and the impact communities can have when they take control of their own resources.
A decade after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, despite billions of dollars in ‘aid,’ the poor and people of color are still paying the price
Forget the ‘tragedy of the commons.’ The real cause of environmental crises is a system that commodifies nature and values profit above life itself
Book Review: Peter Linebaugh documents the struggle for the commons, from medieval times to today, replete with tales of heroic resistance and murderous repression
A global land grab primer …High incomes and climate change … Inequality and social conflict … 9 million tons of plastic enter our oceans this year … Geoengineering Monitor … Urban housing is an ecosocialist issue
The U.S. military is the world’s biggest and most destructive polluter. Stopping the war machine is an essential part of saving the earth.
Four decades after the U.S. military fled Vietnam, millions of children and adults still suffer the devastating effects of its deliberately ecocidal assault
The “war on terror” includes massive federal funding for secret research on the most lethal bacteria and viruses with no known cure
The use of depleted uranium weapons in the Balkans and Iraq has left a long-term legacy of cancers and birth defects among civilians
During and after the Pentagon’s wars, landmines and cluster bombs kill and maim, while blocking resettlement and agriculture in the poorest regions
The U.S. military is the single greatest institutional contributor to the growing natural disasters intensified by global climate change.
The Durban diesel disaster polluted rich whites’ gardens … but the cause is systematic discrimination against the black majority.
Centuries of imperialist plunder created the horrendous environmental and economic devastation that has made the Ebola epidemic possible.
Patrick Bond: Radicals who saw the Peoples Climate March as pro-capitalist missed the point. The action showed growing grassroots support for real change.