Attendance at a Toronto meeting on Tar Sands and Environmental Justice greatly exceeded expectations.
Noted biologist E.O. Wilson argues that human traits such as aggression, racism, hierarchy, and gender bias are controlled by our genes. In this exclusive review of Wilson’s latest book, the co-author of The Dialectical Biologist discusses why an analyses that ignores class fundamentally misunderstands both society and biology.
The southward expansion of the Sahara has devastating socio-economic impacts for those living in its path. As desertification intensifies conflicts are likely to increase across West Africa.
“Conventional people are roused to fury by departures from convention, largely because they regard such departures as a criticism of themselves.” -Bertrand Russell
Part of the price one pays for being an editor is having to read occasional letters from crackpots.
Responses to Bill McKibbon; Canadian mining corps vs. Mexico; West in flames; Oil abundance hoax; Enbridge’s many spills
Hydraulic fracturing, sure, it’s making you a buck, While the rest of us get sick and die and you just say “tough luck.”
Contrary to Australian government claims, the proposed food plan is a recipe for increasing vulnerability, lack of resilience and heightened inequality in our food system.
Gas or bitumen or … (oops!)
McKibben is right to point to the fossil fuel industry as an enemy, but his argument is both too narrow and too broad. He ignores the role of the U.S. military, and fails to focus his fire on the dirtiest fuels.
Baba Jan and Iftikhar Hussain are being held and tortured by Pakistan police, for the crime of aiding flood-stricken farmers. Your solidarity with these brave political prisoners of the global climate change crisis is urgently needed now.