We need integrated solutions, solutions that radically bring down emissions, while creating huge numbers of good, unionised jobs and delivering meaningful justice
For decades, the FARC has led the revolutionary struggle in Colombia, but now farmers are taking over control by means of communal assemblies.
The emails show an aggressive effort to engage private energy companies and use Poland as part of a larger campaign to sell fracking throughout the region
The MIC is so powerful that sooner or later they will get a candidate into the White House and turn some ramshackle third world piggy bank upside down and shake out its billions into their accounts
Interview on the decision to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki
“We do everything in our power to show the employer that we aren’t going to rest and they won’t catch us off guard”
The relentless competition endemic to capitalism mandates that corporations engage in an endless race to the bottom
Can the EU still unite a continent shattered by world wars, or is it little more than a vehicle for austerity capitalism?
Returning to the United States in an election year, I am struck by the silence. I have covered four presidential campaigns, starting with 1968; I was with Robert Kennedy when he was shot and I saw his assassin, preparing to kill him. It was a baptism in the American way, along with the salivating violence Read more…
The conversations include discussions of the important role played in Dilma’s removal by the most powerful national institutions, including — most importantly — Brazil’s military leaders
An exercise in utopian imagination
The Americans seem to have left the air bombing to the Russians (after complaining about it) and Putin is not afraid to say the obvious: that the government in Damascus is a better bet than Isis
In the last few months basic income—an unconditional cash payment to every member of the population—has been getting more and more attention in the media and social networks
‘What we want today is for this movement to spread,’ says unionist.
The best thing Bernie supporters can do is to help him build a progressive legacy
Classism is a form of social discrimination that has its roots in rigged economics
With a Busted Business Model, Oil Economies Head for the Unknown
All politicians say that job creation is a better solution to poverty than welfare spending. But these are empty words. Jobs are simply not being created
Never mind an apology, Obama should admit the truth
These issues of leadership and constitutional structure, although serious, are clearly secondary to the great challenges facing the Turkish nation
Erdoğan’s government is laying the legal groundwork to arrest Kurds and other dissidents in parliament
Bill McKibben on Being Named by Sanders to DNC Platform Committee on Being Named by Sanders to DNC Platform Committee
Brazil’s interim government is orchestrating a stunning transfer of power to the country’s elites
Let’s avoid sterile debate and splintering. Let’s innovate and seek real change.
The response to the Brazilian coup shows that the BRICS powers are not a real alternative to US imperialism
Expect an intensification of austerity for Greece between now and 2018
Not only are Palestinians expected to demolish many years of Israeli disinformation but also to construct their own narrative that is free from the whims of factions and personal gains.
A common question is: Why do farmers adopt Bt cotton which harms them? But farmers do not choose Bt cotton. They have to buy Bt cotton as all other choices are destroyed
The just croak in crevices, the rogues stride above
Perhaps it’s because I just watched the movie, “Concussion,” which tells the story of the National Football League’s haughty denial of the science proving football-related brain damage – and the NFL’s abuse of the truth-tellers – but I still can’t understand why so many people side with Commissioner Roger Goodell in the absurd “Deflategate” case Read more…
Interview on vision and strategy on how to move forward on the left
The fire our friends wanted to ignite was inside us. With what work can we replace war? If we are no longer training for war, what else could we be doing?
Slush Funds, Smoke and Mirrors, and Funny Money Equal Weapons Systems Galore
A U.S. government that carried out a different foreign policy based on principles of democracy and social and economic justice could indeed come about only through a “political revolution”
The best way to counter the media war on Venezuela is to do what they don’t do: offer in depth, contextualised, critical coverage
Bernie Sanders indicated in early May that his campaign was “going to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia with as many delegates as possible to fight for a progressive party platform that calls for a $15 an hour minimum wage, an end to our disastrous trade policies, a Medicare-for-all health care system, breaking up Wall Read more…
Helping organizers and strategists to understanding the lure of right-wing populism and how it bends people toward bigotry
Israeli commentators pointed out that, with Lieberman’s inclusion, the government will be the most extreme in Israel’s history – again.
Interview on the opposition to neoliberalism and the prospects for a socialist alternative in Latin America today
The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business is offering a new course this Fall: BUS 415: Concealing Your Psychopathic Identity
Rebelliously democratic union locals and a handful of internationals offer an alternative to the slow death of American unionism
MF’s concern about Greek debt is bogus, this is full scale financial war, forcing Greece give up ports, pensions, properties and much more
Our post-9/11 military incursions all point to the singular fact that the “War on Terror” has been a “War of Terror”
Student Protest, the Black Lives Matter Movement, and the Rise of the Corporate University
The Abe government is desperately trying to clean up and repopulate as if nothing happened
Six decades after Brown v. Board of Education, a U.S. agency finds we still have a two-tiered education system
The leftist wave wasn’t without its grave pitfalls and perhaps structural flaws. Maybe it will take this crisis to build an even more enduring political front and movement alternative
A science journalist takes a skeptical look at capital-S Skepticism
Bernie Sanders released a lengthy statement on the recent Nevada convention disaster
There is something bizarre about EU policy when it comes to migration from this part of the world