Baba Jan and his comrades remain in prison for the crime of supporting the victims of devastating floods. They have been tortured and their lives are in danger. Supporters are calling for a week of international solidarity with these socialist activists, June 20-27.
Humanity is at the edge of a cliff. Instead of recognizing that nature is our home and that we must respect the rights of all members of Earth’s community, transnational corporations are promoting more capitalism under the misleadingname of “green economy.”
La Via Campesina position paper: We oppose the commercialization of the earth, our territories, water, seeds, food, nature, and human life. We repudiate and denounce the green economy as a new mask to hide increasing levels of corporate greed and food imperialism
The Sierra Club has released The Dirtiest Oil on Earth, an animation on the dangers of tar sands crude and pipelines transporting the world’s dirtiest oil from Alberta, Canada, through the U.S.
Tens of millions of pounds of UK aid money has been spent forcibly sterilizing Indian women. Many have died being mistreated, causing outrage from those who suspect Britain simply wants to curb the country’s population for ulterior motives.
New Zealand socialist argues: The left organizations born out of the sixties made great contributions, but they are no longer capable of taking Marxism forward today, in the terminal phase of capitalist development. For that, we need an Ecosocialist Network.
The worst environmental problems can’t possibly be solved by individual consumer choices. Collective problems require collective solutions
The official meetings in Rio will avoid concrete action … but outside those sessions, this is an important opportunity to forge essential unity between the left and serious environmentalists.
“The most anti-environmental government that we’ve ever had, and one of the most anti-environmental governments in the world”
Why we can’t trust capitalism with the fate of the earth … 22,000 barrels spilled into sensitive muskeg, and the pipeline company didn’t notice!
CO2 emissions rose 3.2% in 2011. The failure of climate negotiations in Bonn means global temperatures will rise at least 3.5 degrees Celsius, creating conditions not seen for 30 to 60 million years.