Despite attempts by the Canadian company to divide indigenous communities, a new agreement will ensure that Bolivia’s resources are used to benefit the country’s people.
Archive | July, 2012
Michael Perelman says Thorstein Veblen has become more relevant than ever.
Chris Williams:Conscious actions by the ruling elite, not natural causes, led directly to the triple nuclear meltdowns. The decisions they made were dictated by the prime directive of capitalism: there is no higher power than the God of Profit.
Betsy Hartmann: On World Population Day, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosts an international meeting that blames poor women for the social ills caused by the rich and powerful. Human rights activists fear this heralds a serious backslide to the bad old days of coercive contraception and population control.
So many temperature records were being broken that there is no point in listing or even attempting to summarise all of the June monthly records
This wonderful song by U.S. singer/songwriter David Rovics has been running through my head
The political strategy of the Green Party assumes that politics just means fighting elections. This is a doomed approach. We will only win elections by building a movement, and we will never build much of a movement by simply fighting elections.
As predicted when it was introduced, B.C.’s carbon tax has hurt the poor, while doing nothing to cut emissions. Here’s an update … and a video of Simon Butler speaking on Australia’s equally bad plan
An appeal for support to “Bookchin on Bookchin,” a documentary on the life and ideas of a legendary political thinker, philosopher, anarchist and environmental activist.
There are definitely too many other people.