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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.

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.

Michael T. Klare - TomDispatch.com
U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, third from left in front row, in May, visiting Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. (U.S. Air Force, Brittany A. Chase)

August 26, 2021

By 2049, Michael T. Klare says China will be a climate disaster zone, not a military superpower.

In recent months, Washington has had a lot to say about China’s ever-expanding air, naval and missile power. But when Pentagon officials address the topic, they generally speak less about that country’s current capabilities, which remain vastly inferior to those of the U.S., than the world they foresee in the 2030s and 2040s, when Beijing is expected to have acquired far more sophisticated weaponry.

John Woodside
RCAF CF-18 Hornet fighter jets participate in a northern air defence mission during Exercise AMALGAM DART 21-1 in June. Photo via Royal Canadian Air Force / Facebook

Aug. 6, 2021

The federal government might not be directly responsible for many of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions, but if it’s serious about wanting to be a climate leader, it needs to clean up its own act, says a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).

John Feffer
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Note: This is not a light article about a fantasy future. I don’t know how accurate it is in the details, but it is deadly serious. Gene McGuckin

July 22, 2021

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