Six new books on the science for the people movement, health care under capitalism, the criminalizing of poverty, Yemen in crisis, the origins of everything, and communism and democracy
Twenty million people face imminent death from starvation and famine. Many more will suffer and die from disease. These are the people that Trump is targeting.
The use of depleted uranium weapons in the Balkans and Iraq has left a long-term legacy of cancers and birth defects among civilians
Israel vs Palestine’s environment; The Economist and renewable energy; South/South collaboration; Central America braces for drought-linked food crisis
More proof that the U.S. military is the world’s worst and deadliest polluter
How the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq paved the way for Big Oil’s rise — and now for its possible fall
By greenwashing the occupation, Israel hides its apartheid behind an environmentalist mirage, and distracts public attention not only from its brutal oppression of the Palestinian people, but from its large-scale degradation of the earth upon which these tragedies unfold.
“To produce an effect like this, some very major mutagenic exposure must have occurred in 2004 when the attacks happened” (more…)
Two aspects of contemporary barbarism … (more…)
Even the most optimistic predictions of global temperature increase will still displace millions of Egyptians from one of the most densely populated regions on earth. (more…)
Per capita water consumption in Palestine is far below the minimum recommended by the World Health Organization (more…)
In 2006. the US spent more on the war in Iraq than the whole world spent on investment in renewable energy. (more…)
When our grandchildren and more distant descendants assemble in such classrooms as may be available and ask their teachers, “Why did our ancestors not take effective action to prevent the catastrophic effects of climate change?” one of the answers will surely be, “The war in Iraq.” (more…)