Whatever the slipperiness of its meaning, usage, or connotation over time, liberalism is and has always been, at bottom, a defence of capitalism. If we are serious about addressing climate change, it is long past time to move forward beyond liberalism and beyond social democracy.
A new study shows that rapid Arctic warming exerts a growing influence on the weather far beyond the Arctic Circle raising the probability of long-duration extreme events for many years to come.
Members of the Lakota Nation in South Dakota have launched a 48-hour hunger strike against the Keystone and Gateway pipelines, in solidarity with the indigenous peoples of British Columbia
Firm resistance by Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) has forced the Ontario government to buy out mining leases, preventing another assault on Indigenous rights and lands
by John Bellamy Foster. The ever-growing conflict between ecology and capitalism reflects the startling degree to which profit-making has become the primary and most powerful connection between human beings and between human beings and nature.
Video: On March 24, mock corporate representatives erected an illegal occupation — and the NYPD forces that usually defend the interests of the 1% had to evict the “corporate polluters” from UN grounds
A valuable book that exposes the brutal devastation caused by mining companies and identifies the tycoons who benefit, the monsters in our midst.
reviewed by Judy Deutsch. “Too Many People” is invaluable for people concerned about climate change, climate justice, environmental racism, and system change.
by Fred Magdoff. If population growth is causing the environmental crisis, here’s a simple 3-step solution that would actually work …
A UK government report blames last year’s riots on the participants’ “materialism and consumerism.” They couldn’t possibly have learned such anti-social values from Britain’s ruling class. Could they?
Occupy Wall Street is calling for a month of action leading up to Earth Day on April 22, to draw the Occupy movements further into the struggle to protect the climate, and to show the connections between the power of the 1% and the destruction of the planet