Challenging common myths, Rebecca Solnit shows that ordinary people often respond to disaster with self-sacrifice, humanity, kindness and basic solidarity
While no one has a positive interest in destroying the environment, the capitalist class has an interest in blocking the measures that could protect it. Recognizing this class dimension to the environmental struggle is vital.
Cuba: The ‘solarisation’ of Granma province … Global population control policies fuel India’s sterilization atrocities … Wealth: Having it all and wanting more … Pablo Solon on building a post-capitalist global movement.
The reality of an economic order built on white supremacy is the whispered subtext of our entire response to the climate crisis, and it badly needs to be dragged into the light.
Danny Dorling’s new book demonstrates the harm done to the whole of society by rising inequality
Why capitalism must grow; The cost of climate change; Banks invest $80 billion into coal; Major aquifers in trouble; Global wealth inequality gets much worse
Global poverty is much worse than the UN’s spin doctored story. The global poverty headcount has increased, and the triumphalist narrative is a lie.
“I can’t stress enough how important it is for me, as a black climate justice advocate, as well as for my people, to see the climate movement show solidarity right now with the people of Ferguson and with black communities around the country striving for justice.”
‘Only we can save the source of life and society: Mother Earth. Our planet is under a death threat from predatory and insane capitalism. Another world is not only possible, it is indispensable, because otherwise, no world will be possible.’
“The more the capitalist has accumulated, the more is he able to accumulate.”
Show this video to your friends who think capitalism is the way to end poverty.
Exposing the myth that ‘consumer demand for low prices’ causes dangerous working conditions in third world factories
A philosophy professor gets it right …
There’s no shortage of food, no shortage of wealth to solve social crises. The problem is a system that enriches a few and starves multitudes.
Reporter exposes privilege and inequality … while defending the system that causes it
The business press slams the lifestyles of Indigenous leaders … and lavishes sycophantic praise on the obscenely super-rich.
In every country, the ravages of climate change fall overwhelming on the poor. The people who grow the world’s food are the ones who starve in the aftermath of hurricanes and typhoons
Fewer than 1% of adults own 70% of all wealth
Making more by paying less
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?