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24/01/22
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international coalition of prominent scientists and governance scholars
Sun in cloud

The following open letter was issued by an international coalition of prominent scientists and governance scholars on January 17, 2022. It calls for an international treaty to outlaw attempts to reduce global heating by blocking sunlight from reaching earth.

13/12/21
Author: 
Kevin Rawlinson
Activists on the roof of a DLR train at Canary Wharf station on 25 April 2019. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Dec. 10, 2021

Group of six argued obstruction in London’s financial district was lawful protest against government inaction

Six climate crisis activists whose protest halted transport links serving London’s financial district have been acquitted by a jury.

30/08/21
Author: 
Andrew Nikiforuk
Photo of a French tuberculosis ‘preventorium.’ We’re doing less to protect children from COVID-19. Photo: The Casas-Rodríguez Postcard Collection, Creative Commons licensed.

Aug. 30, 2021

Politicians are ignoring the threat, especially to our children. Citizens have to step up and do what our leaders won’t.

When governments play with viral fires, it is ordinary citizens, including our unvaccinated children, that get burned.

And so the fourth wave has arrived in our midst like some crazed arsonist in a dry forest under a heat dome.

24/08/21
Author: 
Sam Gindin
Workers on computers - For workers, competition undermines their most important weapon, solidarity, weakening their potential class power. (@arlington_research / Unsplash)

A key point in the text is the need for one or more political organizations that have the organizing capacity to go beyond unions in fostering an understanding of the need for CLASS Solidarity! - Gene McGuckin

June 14, 2021

31/08/20
Author: 
Patrick Brethour

[Very interesting. I'm wondering when the other shoes might start dropping.  Those shoes could include evolving employment insurance into a "benefit" too small to actually live on, thus forcing people to take low-wage jobs. Or, it might transform, slowly or quickly, into what right-wingers want--a catch-all payment that replaces free health care, education, and other social services, which can then be privatised and charge fees. Gene McGuckin - ecosocialistsvancouver.org]

Aug. 30, 2020

23/08/20
Author: 
Mel Bienenfeld
Democratic Socialists of America marching with banner

[ Interesting Assessment Of The Democratic Socialists Of America - Will Offley]

In this piece, veteran socialist Mel Bienenfeld, provides an overview and assessment of DSA’s approach to social movements based on the historic approach to these questions by the revolutionary socialist tradition.

30/01/20
Author: 
Global Ecosocialist Network
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Posted on January 30, 2020

Activists on five continents form a new international association, a network of ecosocialists to coordinate activity and build worldwide resistance to capitalist ecocide


Climate & Capitalism is pleased and excited to announce formation of the Global Ecosocialist Network. We encourage all C&C readers to support this important initiative to strengthen ecosocialism around the world

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