COP26: Emitters Sue To Chill Climate Measures

By Manuel Pérez-rocha, Consortium News. -

International negotiators are meeting in Glasgow, Scotland, to develop solutions to the climate change threat. But one major obstacle to global sustainability is largely absent from the [...]

Energy Lawsuits Pact Seen Threatening Paris Climate Deal

By Arthur Neslen, Reuters. -

Brussels - Fear of multi-billion-euro lawsuits from fossil fuel investors is putting the Paris agreement on climate change at risk, one of the deal's architects has warned. Compensation claims [...]

Chris Hedges: The Empire Is Not Done With Julian Assange

By Chris Hedges, -

Shortly after WikiLeaks released the Iraq War Logs in October 2010, which documented numerous US war crimes — including video images of the gunning down of two Reuters journalists and 10 other [...]

A New Peru, Struggling To Be Born?

By Daniel Willis, Alborada. -

While November saw two Peruvian presidents removed in a week and the emergence of a grassroots movement to defend democracy, there are no clear answers yet as to who will benefit in the long [...]

The Battle For Democracy In Ecuador

By Guillaume Long, Open Democracy. -

Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno and his allies have gone to great lengths to prevent former president Rafael Correa and his political movement from returning to power. In order to achieve [...]