War/military

04/03/23
Author: 
Joshua Frank
Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, Ukraine.

Mar. 3, 2023

Nuclear Armageddon Games in Ukraine

The Nuclear “War” We Get in Ukraine May Not Be the One We Expect

In 1946, Albert Einstein shot off a telegram to several hundred American leaders and politicians warning that the “unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.” Einstein’s forecast remains prescient. Nuclear calamity still knocks.

15/02/23
Author: 
Geoffrey Morgan
A tanker at sea off a Cheniere Energy liquefied natural gas terminal on the US Gulf Coast.  Photographer: F. Carter Smith/Bloomberg Photos

But see: https://ecosocialistsvancouver.org/article/chart-lng-expansion-plans-threaten-global-climate-progress "The gas industry aims to dramatically expand capacity for exporting liquefied natural gas. That would be very bad news for the climate."

Feb. 13, 2023

11/02/23
Author: 
Oliver Milman
Offshore oil and gas production in the Cook Inlet oilfield of Alaska. Photograph: PA Lawrence, LLC./Alamy

Feb. 9. 2023

Last year’s combined $200bn profit for the ‘big five’ oil and gas companies brings little hope of driving down emissions

While 2022 inflicted hardship upon many people around the world due to soaring inflation, climate-driven disasters and war, the year was lucrative on an unprecedented scale for the fossil fuel industry, with the five largest western oil and gas companies alone making a combined $200bn in profits.

30/01/23
Author: 
Daniel Yergin
Refinery - Katja Buchholz/Getty Images

Jan. 23, 2023

Given the scale and complexity of the transition away from hydrocarbons, some worry that economic analysis has been given short shrift in the policy planning process. A clear-eyed assessment of the transition's prospects requires a deeper understanding of at least four major challenges.

18/01/23
Author: 
Caitlin Johnstone
Dec. 9, 2019: From left: Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky, French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin meeting in Paris for negotiations aimed at ending the war in the Donbass. (Kremlin.ru, CC BY 4.0, Wikimedia Commons)

Jan. 8, 2023

09/01/23
Author: 
Virginia Fontes
Brazil SOS

January 9, 2023 

Lula’s victory raises many hopes, despite the alliances made too early with a motley array of forces, including those who helped to topple Dilma Roussef in 2016, and those who welcomed Lula’s April 2018 jail sentence.

01/01/23
Author: 
Warren Montag and Dimitris Givisis
Image Credit: Photo by wiredforlego via Flikr

Dec. 15, 2022

Warren Montag, in this interview with Dimitris Givisis, offers global perspectives for the current capitalist conjuncture.

31/12/22
Author: 
Henry Giroux
Photograph Source: Dawud Israel – CC BY 2.0

Dec. 16, 2022

The Politics and Culture of Cruelty

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