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09/06/22
Author: 
Iain
Ukraine War! What Is It Good For? The Historical Background (Part 1) - Cover

Editor:  Background and another point of view on the war in Ukraine.  You can connect with the other parts of this series through the link here.  The series continues from March to June.

MARCH 7, 2022

09/06/22
Author: 
Fourth International Executive Bureau
War in Ukraine - protest

Editor: One left group's point of view on the war in Ukraine.

May 24, 2022

1. State of the war

. Today, three months have passed since the invasion of Ukraine by Putin’s troops. The Russian army has occupied parts of the territory, particularly in the East and South of the country, while suffering a serious defeat in the region of Kiev. 

09/06/22
Author: 
John Woodside
Tailings ponds in northern Alberta. File photo by Andrew S. Wright

June 3, 2022

Canadians stand to lose over $100 billion in the energy transition as investors around the world continue to pour money into fossil fuel assets that will eventually become worthless, a bombshell international study finds.

07/06/22
Author: 
Sam Gindin
Members of the Mondragón Cooperatives vote on a proposed 2013-2016 corporative policy.

This is a VERY thought-provoking essay exploring some of the basic questions some of us have been wrestling with for decades. -- Gene McGuckin

03.06.2019

04/06/22
Author: 
Jessica McDiarmid
Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford was re-elected Ontario premier Thursday with a bigger majority than his first government. Photo by Nick Iwanyshyn / National Observer

June 3rd 2022

More highways. More sprawl.

These are a couple of re-elected Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s promises for his next four years in office, which he secured Thursday night as his Progressive Conservative Party thoroughly trounced its rivals to win 83 of 124 seats at Queen’s Park.

04/06/22
Author: 
Henry Fountain
The Mauna Loa Atmospheric Baseline Observatory in Hawaii began measuring the amount of carbon in the atmosphere in 1958.Credit...Susan Cobb/NOAA

June 3, 2022

Humans pumped 36 billion tons of the planet-warming gas into the atmosphere in 2021, more than in any previous year. It comes from burning oil, gas and coal.

The amount of planet-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere broke a record in May, continuing its relentless climb, scientists said Friday. It is now 50 percent higher than the preindustrial average, before humans began the widespread burning of oil, gas and coal in the late 19th century.

04/06/22
Author: 
Compiled by Mitchell Beer
Max Pixels - EU

June 3, 2022

With the Trudeau government continuing to tout liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to help Europe free itself from dependence on Russian supplies, a new report says the continent is poised to boost renewable energy and reduce fossil fuels to just 18% of its electricity production by 2030, with the biggest importers of Russian oil and gas leading the way.

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