My friend Kamala Emanuel, a member of the Socialist Alliance in Perth, on Australia’s west coast, posted this on Facebook. It’s brilliant.
A defining feature of politics today is the refusal of the capitalist class and its political representatives to confront the global climate crisis.
An oil discovery in Australia could make runaway climate change a certainty
“Green capitalism” is an oxymoron, because ecological destruction is built into the nature and logic of our present system of production and distribution.
Science says that climate change ‘tipping points’ are coming fast. With pessimism of the intellect growing ever more intense, how can we avoid despair and unite in an effective movement based on optimism of the will?
The world burns, while corporations and governments fiddle
Simon Butler tells a populationist meeting that the super-rich are the real ecological vandals
A thousand marchers form a human sign to protest fracking
Unless Greens come to grips with fundamental economic questions, they will continue to promote policies that are supremely unsuited to their ultimate aim of a more just and sustainable world.
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.
Video: 7,000 people took to the streets in Lismore, New South Wales, on May 12 in a colorful and outspoken action against Coal Seam Gas Mining in the Northern Rivers region.
The largest anti-fracking demonstration yet confronted the state government in Sydney, Australia, on May 1. As many as 10,000 rural and urban activists marched to protect land and water from the Coal Seam Gas exploiters.
Neither party — the climate deniers or the climate pretenders — proposes effective action against greenhouse gas emissions. Both promote more coal. To see why, just follow the money.
Australian climate activist Ben Courtice outlines the state of the climate crisis, official responses, and public awareness, and proposes steps to build an effective mass movement to cut greenhouse gas emissions
A valuable book that exposes the brutal devastation caused by mining companies and identifies the tycoons who benefit, the monsters in our midst.
Report projects an average temperature rise in Australia of 1 to 5°C by 2070, long-term drying over southern and eastern Australia and an increase in extreme weather events such as severe floods, droughts and extreme cyclones.
“The message is clear. The people have spoken up… The people do not want the Lynas Project in Malaysia” (more…)
An advertising campaign by Australia’s Coal Seam Gas industry claims to provide ‘facts’ about the benefits of fracking. Their claims don’t stand up. Australian activist Jess Moore is a member of Stop CSG Illawarra, the Socialist Alliance, and won the New South Wales Nature Conservation Council’s 2011 “Rising Star” award. ++++++++++++ By Jess Moore Green Left Weekly, […]
Collective political action is the key to the 99% turning their immense potential power into actual power that can end the tyranny of the 1%. (more…)
“The stop CSG campaign here is the broadest, deepest and most democratic campaign the Illawarra has seen for many years. (more…)