Rise of fascism again the issue

Fascism is preserved as history, as flickering footage of goose-stepping blackshirts, their criminality terrible and clear. Yet in the same liberal...
Keywords: Fascism - Neo-fascism


Capitalism is failing the planet

If we continue with capitalist business as usual, there will be disastrous consequences for humanity. Capitalism is in unavoidable conflict with...
Keywords: Climate Change - Global Climate Change


Toward the Agro-Police State

The main problem with precision agriculture -- and the hype that surrounds it -- is the faulty assumptions that it rests on. The problems of...
Keywords: Agricultural Business/Agribusiness - Agriculture


Global water crisis causing hunger, war and terrorism

The world is already experiencing water scarcity driven by over-use, poor land management and climate change. If we fail to respond to the warnings...
Keywords: Water Resources - Water Stewardship


21st-Century Land Grabs

Land grabs -- whether initiated by multinational corporations and private investment firms emanating from the capitalist core, sovereign wealth funds...
Keywords: Land Seizures - Agricultural Industries


Liberal climate agenda doomed to failure

Liberal environmentalism represents a dangerous delusion, writes Scott Parkin – that ‘playing nice’ with Earth-destroying corporations and politicians...
Keywords: Climate Change - Climate Justice


War by Media & Triumph of Propaganda

The world is facing the prospect of major war, perhaps nuclear war -- with the United States clearly determined to isolate and provoke Russia and...
Keywords: Journalism - Media Analysis & Criticism


A Fossil Fuel Exit Program

A complete transition away from fossil fuels is necessary within a few decades. The question is how to construct an exit strategy that will accomplish this. James Hansen has provided a starting point for a realistic climate-change exit strategy....
Keywords: Climate Change Policy - Fossil Fuels


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Connexions Newsletter - July 22, 2017

Secrecy and Power: Secrecy is a weapon used by the state and other wielders of power against the public they ostensibly serve.....
Keywords: Secrey - Power


Economic Parasites and the Disasters of Neoliberalism

Michael Hudson discusses how financial parasites and debt bondage destroy the global economy. He asks: how do we get the left to pay attention to what is happening in the economy? How do we get the left to talk about economics instead of ethnic identity and sexual identity and culture alone?
Keywords: Debt - Economic Warfare


Top 1 percent own more than half world’s wealth

Global wealth inequality continues to worsen and has reached a new milestone, with the top 1 percent owning more of the world’s assets than the bottom 99 percent combined....
Keywords: The Superrich - Wealth Accumulation


Climate Crisis and the Jobs vs. Environment Dilemma

So long as we live under capitalism, today, tomorrow, next year and every year thereafter, economic growth will always be the overriding priority till...
Keywords: Climate Change - Crises


NGOs Are Cages

We really need to understand the methods used by NGOs to undermine radical political organizing efforts and divert us into political dead ends.
Keywords: Non-Government Organizations (NGOs)


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