War/military

14/11/21
Author: 
Patrick Martin
Climate activists march through the streets of Glasgow, Scotland, Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 which is the host city of the COP26 U.N. Climate Summit. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

Nov. 9, 2021

As the global climate summit COP26 drags out to its miserable end this week in Glasgow, Scotland, the major capitalist powers and the banks and corporations that call the shots in national and world politics have largely failed in their efforts to use the summit to provide a semblance of “progress” in resolving the global climate emergency.

09/11/21
Author: 
Jonathan Cook
A US-made Israeli F-35 fighter jet performs during an air show over the beach in the Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv, 9 May 2019 (AFP)

Nov. 8, 2021

Leaders at the COP26 summit have no intention of tackling the growing environmental impacts caused by their 'defence' spending

orld leaders gathered in Glasgow last week for the COP26 summit in a bid to demonstrate how they are belatedly getting to grips with the climate crisis. Agreements to protect forests, cut carbon and methane emissions and promote green tech are all being hammered out in front of a watching world.

03/11/21
Author: 
B. Michael
Delegates sit during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain, on Monday.Credit: YVES HERMAN/ REUTERS

Once again, they’re standing beside each other in a long row. With ties around their necks, excited but serious expressions on their 

Once again, they’re standing beside each other in a long row. With ties around their necks, excited but serious expressions on their faces and brows photogenically wrinkled with concern, they’re ready to save the world from the fiery furnace.

14/10/21
Author: 
Peter Bohmer

OCTOBER 14, 2021

A substantive and non-neoliberal Universal Basic Income (UBI) could substantially improve people’s lives, is feasible and possible and can be a step towards a revolutionary transformation of a society towards participatory socialism. There is no conflict with related proposals for Universal Basic Services, a UBS, or with a Guaranteed Jobs Program.  A UBI is expensive although it is economically feasible within a capitalist society such as the U.S. although it will require major taxes on the wealthy.

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