Historians have offered various explanations, none of which really work. Ian Angus traces an important socialist slogan to its unexpected source.
World War I began 100 years ago. Today’s ecosocialist movement has much to learn from the revolutionaries who campaigned to stop that catastrophe.
More proof that the U.S. military is the world’s worst and deadliest polluter
Video: Ian Angus, interviewed in Lisbon in 2010
99% of disease caused by climate change occurs in developing countries, and 88% of that affects children under age 5
“You’ve thrown the worst fear that can ever be hurled, Fear to bring children into the world”
How the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq paved the way for Big Oil’s rise — and now for its possible fall
By greenwashing the occupation, Israel hides its apartheid behind an environmentalist mirage, and distracts public attention not only from its brutal oppression of the Palestinian people, but from its large-scale degradation of the earth upon which these tragedies unfold.
Is Conservation International any more than a green Public Relations agency? (more…)
Secret memos show that before the war was launched, British officials promised oil executives “a fair slice of the action for UK companies in a post-Saddam Iraq” (more…)
[Quotes and Insights #10] “The U.S. military consumes about 85 million barrels of oil a year, making it the biggest single consumer of fuel in the country and perhaps the world. Accordng to an interdisciplinary panel convened by the Defense Science Board (DSB ), cheap oil has distorted the American military into a handful of […]
“To produce an effect like this, some very major mutagenic exposure must have occurred in 2004 when the attacks happened” (more…)
The Pentagon must be the central focus of efforts to protect the biosphere by challenging war and militarism. More than ever, humanity—and Mother Earth—can no long afford them. (more…)
The conservationists pay lip service to the fact that the Chagossians exist. But standing up to imperialism is strictly off the agenda. (more…)
Mauritian socialists appeal to Greenpeace to stop supporting the illegal British occupation and the banning of the people of Mauritius and Chagos from part of their own country (more…)
Can you read this sentence without bursting out laughing (or crying)? “The Obama administration plans to ask Congress to increase spending on the U.S. nuclear arsenal by more than $5 billion over the next five years as part of its strategy to halt the spread of nuclear weapons and eventually rid the world of them.” […]
‘As bombs fall, civilians are not the only ones put at risk, and the lasting environmental impacts of the war may not be known for years, perhaps decades, to come.’ (more…)
Shutting down the Pentagon is a critical task in the fight to save our planet (more…)
In 2006. the US spent more on the war in Iraq than the whole world spent on investment in renewable energy. (more…)