Samir Amin: A Vital Challenge to Dispossession

Samir Amin (1931-2018) was one of the world’s greatest radical thinkers – a “creative Marxist” who went from Communist activism in Nasser’s Egypt, to advising African socialist leaders like Julius Nyerere to being a leading figure in the World Social Forum. by Nick Dearden,  A segment of a Retrospective on Samir Amin Published on Pambazuka News, August 23, 2018 Samir[…]

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GMO Agriculture and the Narrative of Choice

Spraying Monsanto Roundup GE Agriculture, GMO by Colin Todhunter, originally published on CounterPunch The pro-GMO lobby claim critics of the technology ‘deny farmers choice’. They say that farmers should have access to a range of tools and technologies. It is all about maximising choice and options. Taken at face value, who would want to deny choice? At the same time,[…]

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No Foreign Bases: Challenging the Footprint of US Empire

A great writeup for the No Foreign Bases Conference last weekend in Baltimore by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers in the Popular Resistance Newsletter The United States cannot be a moral or ethical country until it faces up to the realities of US empire and the destruction it causes around the world. The US undermines governments (including democracies), kills millions[…]

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