Is It Time To Create A UN Political Body For Climate Change?

By Thalif Deen, IPS News. -

United nations  - As a wisecracking cynic once remarked: “The sun would never set on the British empire because God wouldn’t trust an Englishman in the dark“. Perhaps it was an uncharitable [...]

Council Of The Haida Nation, Feds, And Province Sign Historic Agreement

By K-J Millar, The Northern View. -

A historic new agreement, between the Council of the Haida Nation and both federal and provincial governments, has been signed as a framework agreement setting the stage to reconciliation [...]

The Real Danger Of Israel’s New Government

By Phyllis Bennis, Counterpunch. -

The new Israeli government takes office already largely paralyzed. With eight diverse parties, they agree only on two things. One, they want to get rid of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. [...]

Thousands Take To The Streets Saying ‘Kill The Bill’

By Tom Anderson, The Canary. -

Thousands took part in a weekend of action against the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. The size and passion of the demos shows that people are willing to fight to stop this bill, which [...]

On Contact: America’s Secret Government

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the rise of America's secret government with journalist and author David Talbot. David Talbot's book is ‘The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the [...]

Carbon Offsets Offer A Fantasy Of Capitalism Without Crises

By Robert Watt, The Conversation. -

Governments, companies and sometimes entire sectors are increasingly proposing to use carbon offsets in response to the deepening climate crisis. In theory, offsetting allows organisations to [...]

A Private Government In Honduras Moves Forward

By Beth Geglia and Andrea Nuila, NACLA. -

“It’s almost like an insult that this is happening to us now, after so much sacrifice to develop the community to the point it’s at today,” Venessa Cardenas explains, in Crawfish Rock, Roatán, as [...]

Scotland’s Red Council

By Joe Cullinane, Tribune Magazine. -

As roads to socialism close nationally, the need for a municipal road to socialism is borne by those of us on the Labour left who are privileged to hold power at a local level. We may be few, [...]

Nevada Bill Would Allow Tech Companies To Create Governments

By AP News. -

Carson City, NV - Planned legislation to establish new business areas in Nevada would allow technology companies to effectively form separate local governments. Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak [...]

Home Rule For London

By Owen Hatherly, Tribune Magazine. -

The Labour Party became the largest political force in inner London—the area then covered by the London County Council (LCC)—in 1919, and it has remained so for a century, a ‘heartland’ at least [...]

Our Democratic Prospects: What The Ming Dynasty Can Tell Us

By Sam Pizzigati, -

How best to understand the assault on the Capitol this week? Might some historical perspective help us better comprehend how endangered our democracy has become? Could that perspective point us [...]

Marx Didn’t Invent Socialism, Nor Did He Discover It

By Steve Lalla, MR Online. -

There’s no debate that Marx didn’t invent socialism. As co-editor of a French-German radical newspaper by 1843, a young Marx would have read the term “socialism” used by French author Pierre [...]

Demonstrators Deliver 800 ‘Failing Report Cards’ To Iowa Governor

By Andrea May Sahouri, Des Moines Register. -

As confirmed coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue to increase in Iowa, activists and community members sent Gov. Kim Reynolds nearly a thousand "failing report cards" during a Friday [...]

Indigenous Anarchic Hierarchy

By Eepa, -

It is possible to characterize positions of hierarchy within some Indigenous systems as hierarchies based on respect, not domination. People may hold a position as ‘chief’ in a hierarchy that [...]

Meet The 1%: “Giants: The Global Power Elite”

By Marc Eliot Stein, World Beyond War. -

Peter Phillips, professor of Political Sociology at Sonoma State University and media researcher for Project Censored and Media Freedom Foundation, presented a summary of his groundbreaking new [...]

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