Farmers And Civil Society Reject Corporate UN Food Systems Summit

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The World Economic Forum and Gates Foundation are convening a food summit through the United Nations on September 23. Global farmer, peasant and fishing coalitions have called a boycott of the [...]

US Corporate Media Watch

By Richard Medhurst And Roberto Sirvent, Black Agenda Report. -

The idea of achieving women’s emancipation through military occupation is a farce. You cannot have women’s rights, human rights or any rights when you live under the military rule of a foreign [...]

On Contact: The Corporatization Of Science

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

Science in the United States almost exclusively serves the interests of corporate and military power. Science historian Clifford Conner writes that the corruption of scientific endeavor exploded [...]

Report Details Corporate Landlord Gluttony As Millions Face Eviction

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams. -

Despite their loud public complaints to lawmakers about the supposed "economic hardships" caused by the CDC's now-terminated eviction moratorium, large real estate companies have privately touted [...]

America’s Merchants Of Death Then — And Now

By Sam Pizzigati, Common Dreams. -

The tag “merchants of death” has long since disappeared from our American political lexicon. But the problem Nye named remains. Our contemporary corporate moguls are continuing to get rich off [...]

Keep Big Oil Out Of Public Science

By Alice Procter, Tribune Magazine. -

It feels so tired to be going through another museum sponsorship drama. Accepting money from a fossil fuel company? In this climate? How quaint. We’ve had this conversation before; we know that [...]

Time For Medicare For All

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams. -

The United States spends far more of its GDP on healthcare than other rich countries yet still has the highest infant and maternal mortality rates, the lowest life expectancy at age 60, and the [...]

Declaration Of The Counter-Mobilization To Transform Corporate Food Systems

By Via Campesina. -

The only just and sustainable path forward is to immediately halt and transform corporate globalized food systems. The first step on this path is fully recognizing, implementing, and enforcing [...]

UN Food Systems Summit: Here Is Why We Are Boycotting It

By Elizabeth Mpfou and Edgardo Garcia, La Via Campesina. -

Yet, the organised peasant and indigenous movements from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas that collectively represent most of the world’s small-scale food producers have called for a total [...]

Private-Equity ‘Vampires’ Run Into A Wall Of Worker Resistance

By Roger Bybee, The Progressive Magazine. -

At the peak of the Great Recession in 2008, General Motors was bailed out by U.S. taxpayers and survived. Bail-out money in hand, GM sharply increased its production in China and other low-wage [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Something’s Rotten In The Science Of Food

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Leading nutritionist Marion Nestle has spent much of her long illustrious career writing about what we eat and the science of food. The James Beard award-winner and author of the blog Food [...]

Climate Breakdown And The Corporate Media

In today’s world, the prospects for human civilisation, never mind the existence of historians in the future, look bleak indeed. According to many leading climate scientists and biologists, the [...]

Environmental Groups Call On Big Plastic To Drop Lawsuit

By Environmental Defence, Cision. -

Toronto, Canada - This Plastic-Free July, Canadian environmental groups are calling out the top three producers of plastic in Canada: NOVA Chemicals, Dow Chemical and Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil. [...]

Kucinich Memoir Is A Moving Account Of The Battle Against Corporate Power

By Chris Hedges, ScheerPost.com. -

The Division of Light and Power,” by Dennis Kucinich, like Robert Caro’s “The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York,” is a gripping, moving and lucidly written account of the hidden [...]

Fascist Plots: Contemporary Lessons From The 1934 ‘Business Plot’

By Gabriel Rockhill, Liberation School. -

Six months ago, on January 6, 2021, a racist mob, incited by outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump, stormed the U.S. Capitol in a chaotic attempt to prevent the congressional certification of the [...]