Erica Smiley And Sarita Gupta
Worker - Popular Resistance

Mar. 27, 2022

Building A More Powerful People’s Movement For Economic Democracy Will Require The Spread Of A More Expansive View Of Democracy.

One That Moves Past Individual Rights And Into The Realm Of Shared Responsibilities.

Sam Wainwright
The challenge for the left is to solidarise with the Ukrainian and Russian people demanding an end to the war, while challenging the federal government's hypocrisy and militarism. Photo: Mathias PR/Pexels

As Canada’s flag-waving government (with no criticisms from their new NDP supporters) cheers for war and plans a HUGE increase in military spending, the real problems of climate disruption, healthcare failings, and shrinking purchasing power (among others)  go unaddressed. This Australian piece lays out a clear description/analysis of what the NATO/Russia/Ukraine tragedy is all about

  • Gene McGuckin

Mar. 16, 2022

Nina Lakhani
Forests, such as this one in Indonesia, do lmore than just store carbon. Photograph: Xinhua/Rex/Shutterstock

Mar. 24, 2022

New data suggests forests help keep the Earth at least half of a degree cooler, protecting us from the effects of climate crisis

The world’s forests play a far greater and more complex role in tackling climate crisis than previously thought, due to their physical effects on global and local temperatures, according to new research.

Patrick Greenfield
AT the UN biodiversity conference, Geneva, delegates try to negotiate a Paris-style agreement for nature, their first in-person meeting in two years. Photograph: Mike Muzurakis/IISD/ENB

Mar. 23, 2022

Campaigners warn time running out for governments to halt and reverse the destruction of wildlife and ecosystems that support the planet

Time is running out for governments to reach an ambitious Paris-style agreement for nature, say campaigners, who warn that crucial negotiations to protect biodiversity are moving at a “snail’s pace”.

Barry Saxifrage
Canada is the only G7 nation emitting far above 1990 levels — and Alberta, Saskatchewan and B.C. are the main drivers of this climate failure.

Mar. 23, 2022

Humanity is hurtling towards a full-blown climate crisis. To avoid this dystopian future, climate pollution must rapidly plunge to zero.

Alan Macleod, Mintpress News.
Above Photo: Ukraine’s Ambassador to the United States Oksana Markarova speaks during a news conference at the Embassy of Ukraine in Washington, Feb. 26, 2022. Jose Luis Magana / AP

Above Photo: Ukraine’s Ambassador to the United States Oksana Markarova speaks during a news conference at the Embassy of Ukraine in Washington, Feb. 26, 2022. Jose Luis Magana / AP.

Vijay Prashad

Mar. 4, 2022

Surprise and horror have defined the reaction to the Russian military intervention in Ukraine. That’s likely because although the intervention has followed the contours of a modern land war, it has also marked a break with the past in a number of ways. The world has become used to military interventions by the United States. This is, however, not a U.S. intervention. That in itself is a surprise—one that has befuddled reporters and pundits alike.

Primary Author: Christopher Bonasia
trokilinochchi/Wikimedia Commons - Sri Lanka floods

Mar. 1, 2022

Despite efforts by the Biden administration in the United States to strike loss and damage language from this week’s climate impacts and adaptation report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is standing by its finding that the world’s poorest and most marginalized are unfairly paying the highest price for human-driven climate change.

John Woodside
A Gazprom oil-producing facility in Russia's Yamal region. Canadian banks and insurance companies have invested millions in the country's oil and gas companies, which make up nearly 40 per cent of Russia's revenue. (AP Photo/Petr Shelomovskiy)

Mar. 2, 2022

Canadian banks, insurance companies and asset managers have pumped millions into Russian-owned oil and gas companies that have flowed into the petrostate’s war chest.


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