Category: Globalization

Suzanne McGee: Companies Proclaim Water the Next Oil

Mammoth companies are trying to collect water that all life needs and charge for it as they would for other natural resources

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George Monbiot: Unmasked

Wherever wealth is absurdly concentrated, new laws arise to protect it

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Chip Ward: The Original Geo-Engineers

Or How to Save the Iconic West from the Cow

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Paul Buchheit: How Capitalism Is Cheating Young Americans

To the out-of-touch super-rich capitalists, those of you in the newest working generation thrive on social networking, good reputations, and picture-taking

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Patrick Bond: In Fortaleza, BRICS Became Co-Dependent Upon Eco-Financial Imperialism

In this context, critics are forcing open two crucial debates: first, is BRICS anti-imperialist as advertised, potentially inter-imperialist as the Ukraine battleground portends, or merely sub-imperialist where it counts most: in the ongoing global financial and climate meltdowns?

David Helvarg: My Oily Town — Richmond

If the Supreme Court is right that corporations are people and money is free speech, then Chevron is the biggest loudmouth in Richmond

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Sue Sturgis: The Money Behind Big Oil’s Win On Atlantic Drilling

In a controversial move, the Obama administration last week gave final approval for the oil and gas industry to begin conducting seismic testing to map potential offshore reserves along the Atlantic Coast

Joseph Stiglitz: Joseph Stiglitz on TPP, Cracking Down on Corporate Tax Dodgers & New BRICS Bank

Part 2 of a discussion with Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, a professor at Columbia University and the World Bank’s former chief economist.

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George Monbiot: The Pricing of Everything

Well, ladies and gentlemen, it is no mystery. It is the same answer that it has always been. The same answer that it always will be. The one thing we just cannot be bothered to get off our bottoms to do, which is the only thing that works. Mobilisation

Sam Pizzigati: A New Gameplan for Taking Down Privatizers

If current trends “prevail,” all developed nations will show by 2060 “the same level of inequality as currently experienced by the United States”

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