Energy Belongs In Public Hands

By Sandy Hager, Joseph Baines and Miriam Brett, Tribune Magazine. -

Already reeling from the turmoil of Covid-19 and the complex challenges posed by Brexit, the UK economy is facing yet another crisis: extraordinary spikes in wholesale electricity and gas prices. [...]

Why Not A Financial Transactions Tax?

By Jack Rasmus, Counter Punch. -

As Senator Sinema gets Biden to drop his proposed tax increases on corporations and wealthy investors earning more than $400K income a year, no consideration is being given at all within Democrat [...]

School Works To Return Native Remains

By Claudia Lauer, Indian Country Today. -

Philadelphia - The School District of Philadelphia is working to repatriate Native American skeletal remains found in a high school classroom closet this summer. A letter sent to parents of [...]

Environmental And Labor Groups Urge Canada To Support Just Transition

By Nick Cunningham, DeSmog. -

Canada has not provided a transition pathway for its fossil fuel workers to move into other industries, and as global demand for oil and gas wanes, tens of thousands of workers could lose their [...]

Finland’s Public Childcare System Puts Britain To Shame

By Tatu Ahponen, Tribune Magazine. -

The autumn is a colourful time in Finland. The trees turn yellow and then red before the leaves fall. Neon pinks and yellows also appear—the reflective vests of toddlers and children venturing [...]

Chile Is At The Dawn Of A New Political Era

By Vijay Prashad, People's Dispatch. -

“It feels like we are at the end of an era,” Bárbara Sepúlveda tells me on October 12, 2021. Sepúlveda is a member of Chile’s Constitutional Convention and of the Communist Party of Chile. The [...]

Nicaragua Is The Exception: Letter To A Cynic

By Becca Mohally Renk, Counter Punch. -

“That’s unbelievable,” my father-in-law wrote me from Ireland after watching me give a statistic-heavy webinar on the advances for the poor in Nicaragua since 2007. “I know, right?” I [...]

Take This Job And Love It

By Jaisal Noor, The Progressive Magazine. -

In the six years that Michael Ugwu has worked as an Uber driver in New York City, he’s seen a growing share of his earnings diverted into venture capitalists’ pockets. Uber and Lyft require [...]

Let’s Restore The Legal Right To Strike

By Shaun Richman, In These Times. -

Unions have the winds at their back because of the unique circumstances of the pandemic making so many workers less willing to work unpleasant jobs for lousy pay, but labor markets have a way of [...]

Postal Banking Is Finally A Reality In (Some Of) The United States

By Donald Cohen, In These Times. -

The crisis[Covid-19 pandemic] has wreaked economic havoc on working Americans. But U.S. billionaires have gotten 62 percent richer during the pandemic, while over 86 million Americans lost jobs, [...]

Building Towards Climate Resilience In The Caribbean

By Johannah-Rae Reyes, ROAR Magazine. -

In 2017, Hurricane Maria raged across the Caribbean island of Dominica, leaving 31 people dead with many more still missing to this day. When the hurricane had passed, island residents were left [...]

Make Gig Work Decent Work

By TYRLC, Socialist Project. -

On most days, Doug Ford’s Conservative government in Ontario does not respond well to problems, or it actively makes things worse. If an election had been called a year-and-a-half ago, Ford would [...]

Food Sovereignty, A Manifesto For The Future Of Our Planet

It offers a vision for our collective future, and defines the principles around which we organize our daily living and co-exist with Mother Earth. It is a celebration of life and all the [...]

Community Guards: Self-Protection And Peoples’ Autonomy

By Progressive International. -

An interview with the guard leaders of the Peasant, Cimarrona and Indigenous communities about the processes they have implemented since the beginning of the National Strike in Colombia. For [...]

Localization: Taking Climate Action Beyond The COP

By Local Futures, Popular Resistance. -

As the world looks towards COP26 for climate action, a newly launched guide shows individuals, communities and policymakers how to make a real hands-on difference in their own [...]