10 articles on how to (re)build the left

We don’t necessarily agree with all of these, but they are all well worth reading… Road maps, dead ends, and the search for fresh ground: How can we build the socialist movement in the 21st century? (PDF) Dan DiMaggio in Cultural Logic Occupy and the tasks of socialists Pham Binh in Links International Journal of […]

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Christmas in the radiation zone

In Fukushima people discuss radiation levels and how their land has become polluted with an invisible, enduring danger–and how they have become fearful as the government tries to convince them that it is now safe. (more…)

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Barry Commoner: Ecology and Social Action

Once we recognize that human beings are not bound to single ecological solutions, but can choose among several, liberating and democratic social action can follow.  But if we  elevate ecology from a biological science to a principle of social governance, the political consequences are invariably repressive. A lecture given by Barry Commoner, author of The Closing […]

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We must pull the emergency brake before the 1 per cent drive us off the cliff

The Durban fiasco shows clearly that we need a revolution. We need to summon an unprecedented collective will to take back the public sphere. We have to re-imagine our democracy, our cities, our societies, and our daily lives. ——————– by Derrick O’Keefe rabble.ca, December 16, 2011  Derrick O’Keefe is the co-chair of the Vancouver StopWar […]

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