The Companies Behind The Burning Of The Amazon

By: Glenn Hurowitz, Mat Jacobson, Etelle Higonnet, and Lucia von Reusner, Stories.mightyearth.org -

Both domestic and international demand for beef and leather has fueled the rapid expansion of the cattle industry into the Amazon. From 1993 to 2013, the cattle herd in the Amazon expanded by [...]

The Capitalists Are Afraid

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

Capitalists seek to maximize profits and reduce the cost of labor. This sums up capitalism at its core. It is defined by these immutable objectives. It is not about democracy. It is not, as has [...]

Extinction Rebellion Co-Founder Tackles The Allegation She Isn’t Challenging Capitalism

By James Wright, Thecanary.co -

The Canary sat down with Bradbrook after her speech at Shambala festival 2019 to explore this and other areas relevant to the movement. Her speech appeared to emphasise individual responsibility [...]

Capitalism, Socialism, And Existential Despair

By Chris Wright, Ahtribune.com -

Decades ago, Edward Said remarked that contemporary life is characterized by a “generalized condition of homelessness.” Decades earlier, Heidegger had written that “Homelessness is coming to be [...]

Protests Against G7 Summit Finish With Citizen Manifesto

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Thousands of pacifists, defenders of nature and critics of capitalism and its consequences began these Monday mobilizations rejecting the group meeting made up by Germany, Canada, the United [...]

To Defeat Fascism, We Must Dismantle Capitalism

By Christian Fuchs, Truthdig.com -

Henry A. Giroux’s book “The Terror of the Unforeseen” analyzes the conditions that have enabled and led to Donald Trump’s rule and the consequences of that rule, which have ushered in an [...]

Disabled In A Capitalist Society

By Sheshu Babu, Countercurrents.org -

Since the major aim of capitalists is to see that maximum production can be extracted from labor, exploitation of workers becomes a key factor. Ordinary workers, thus, face constant harassment, [...]

Hong Kong Protests And The Shifting Global Power Dynamics

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Protests have been escalating in Hong Kong this year with tens of thousands of people taking the streets and aggressive actions such as occupying the airport and attacking journalists. What [...]

Report Slams Proposals To Prolong Capitalism Using Trees And Green Profit Schemes

By Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle, Global Justice Ecology Project. -

This report examines events and research publicized between 23 June and 4 July 2019 that discuss the mass-use of trees to enable the unsustainable lifestyles of the world’s top 1% in the face of [...]

Militarized Fossil Capitalism Is The Problem; There Are Solutions

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

"The Earth Is Not For Sale." That is the title of David Schwartzman's new book, written with his son Peter. Both are environmental scientists who have worked on climate change issues for a long [...]

Death At Howard Industries Of Laurel, Mississippi, A Company Showered By Media Love And Political Largesse Despite Its Horrible Record

By Joseph B. Atkins, Laborsouth.blogspot.com -

Controversy still hangs over Howard Industries in Laurel, Mississippi, as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration continues its investigation into the March 15 death of a [...]

How Working-Class Movements Are Moving Beyond The Confines Of Capitalism

By Celina della Croce, Toward Freedom. -

Between the fall of 1999 and April of 2000, hundreds of thousands of factory workers, peasants, retirees, students, professionals, and everyday people took to the streets in Cochabamba, Bolivia, [...]

Forget Billionaires: Let’s Build Our Own System To Fund The Transformation Of Society

By Michael Edwards, Opendemocracy.net -

“Gone to the Dogs,” Paul Higgins’ canine-friendly café in Carlisle, may seem an unlikely place to look for inspiration in transforming the ways we think about funding for social change. But [...]

Names And Locations Of The Top 100 People Killing The Planet

By Staff, Decolonialatlas.wordpress.com -

Just 100 companies are responsible for more than 70% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions since 1988. The guys who run those companies – and they are mostly guys – have gotten rich on the [...]

Poor People’s Moral Budget: Everybody Has The Right To Live

By Staff, Ips-dc.org -

In April 2018, the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival released a Moral Agenda and Declaration of Fundamental Rights. The demands contained within that document present a [...]