Global Warming’s Horrific Devastation of Pakistan

By Farooq Tariq, published on Socialist Action, August 31, 2022 Summary on Pakistan’s flood situation Incessant monsoon rains and flash floods have devastated Pakistan, affecting millions of people and incurring huge economic losses. The scale of devastation According to the official figure of National Disaster Management Authority, floods have so far claimed the lives of 1350 people. 1 million houses[…]

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Beyond Capitalism

By Hank Stone, August 31, 2022 A friend recently circulated this summary in email.  It is a clear and focused summary of Smith’s article so, you can see the point and if you want to read the detailed article that inspired this piece it  was published on Truthout a few years ago and is linked in the first paragraph.  [jb][…]

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The Inflation Reduction Act is a Poison Pill for Black and Indigenous Communities

by Anthony Rogers-Wright, published on Black Agenda Report, August 19, 2022 Among other problematic issues, the so-called climate provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act allow for more oil drilling on federal lands. Greenwashing and Democratic party duplicity are nothing to celebrate for Black and Indigenous communities. The brother El Hajj Malik El Shabazz (aka Malcolm X) once explained, “If you’re not[…]

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Democrats’ ‘Climate Bill’ Puts Polluters before People and the Planet

by Robert Belano, published on Socialist Action, August 16, 2022 After an embarrassing past few months which included the overturning of Roe v. Wade, rising inflation, a stalled legislative agenda, and Nancy Pelosi’s ill-advised visit to Taiwan, Biden and the Democratic leadership were desperate for a victory. A small win for the party has arrived in the form of the[…]

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What does Cuba Have to Do With the International Movement Against the Climate Crisis?

by Alison Bodine, published in Fire This Time, Volume 16, Issues 5, 6, August 2022 The fight for climate justice It has been yet another difficult week of the climate crisis for mother earth and humanity. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just released yet another report. This 6th report highlights how governments lie about the[…]

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While Cuba Deals with the Matanzas Fire, the U.S. Watches and Waits

by Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan and Medea Benjamin, published on Resumen-English,  August 10, 2022 By now, the images of the oil explosion that erupted in the Cuban province of Matanzas on Friday, August 5 that has just been extinguished has been seen around the world. When lightning struck an oil tank in Cuba’s largest oil storage facility, it quickly exploded and[…]

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Leaking Massive Red Hill Jet Fuel Tanks Will Not Be Closed Anytime Soon

by Ann Wright, published on Popular Resistance, April 15, 2022 Don’t Get Your Hopes Up! On March 7, 2022 Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin ordered the defueling and closure of the 80-year-old leaking 250 million gallon jet fuel tanks at Red Hill on the island of O’ahu, Hawai’i.  The order came 95 days after a catastrophic 19,000-gallon leak of jet fuel into[…]

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War and Food

by Silvia Ribeiro, published on Resumen, March 26, 2022 Food prices rising rapidly, apparently as a consequence of the war in Russia and Ukraine is having serious impact for many populations, exposing the global vulnerability in which the industrial agri-food system dominated by transnational corporations places us. According to United Nations sources, we are on the verge of a new[…]

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