Covid-19 – not going away

The following article by James Linney, first posted by Weekly Worker, shows the dismal inability to defeat the pandemic points to a wider systemic failure.   COVID-19 – NOT GOING AWAY  Last week the total number of deaths in the UK relating to Covid-19 surpassed 200,000 – a truly horrible statistic and a far cry from…

Canada is trying to send indigenous water protestors to prison

The following article by Sam Carliner, first posted by Left Voice (USA),  highlight’s the repressive tile of the ‘liberal’ Canadian government in suppressing indigenous land defenders in British Colombia.  CANADA IS REYING TO SEND INDIGENOUS WATER PROTESTORS TO PRISON On Jan 7, 2019, Indigenous land defenders and protesters squared off with heavily armed RCMP at…

Environmental degradation and sustainable development – EL&SD coverage

Below is a list of the articles with links from EL&SD and its predecessor E&L covering the issueas of environmental degradation and sustainable development   ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – EL&SD COVERAGE 2022 As the climate crisis hits home governments are pouring oil on to the fire. Let’s stop them – Climate Change Scotland,…

As the climate crisis hits home, our governments are pouring fuel in the fire. Let’s stop them

This article from Climate Camp Scotland on the forthcoming Climate Camp in Aberdeen from July 26th to August 1sr was was first posted by bella caledonia.   AS THE CLIMATE CRISIS HITS HOME, OUR GOVERNMENTS ARE POURING FUEL ON THE FIRE. LET’S STOP THEM. Britain is baking. England and Wales, for the first time, face the…

Japan’s latest election brings the country closer to rearmament

The following article by Sam Carliner, written for Left Voice (USA)   shows how the Japanese parliamentary elections in Japan resulted in a victory for politicians who support advancing Japan’s military power and U.S. imperialism’s interests. JAPAN’S LATEST ELECTION BRINGS THE COUNTRY CLOSER TO RE-ARMAMENT  Parliamentary elections in Japan resulted in a victory for politicians who support…

Welsh independence march hits the road again in Wrexham

The following article on the  All Under One Banner march held in Wrexham in Saturday 2nd July, written by Geoff Ryan and Keith Sinclair, was first posted by Anti*Capitalist Resistance. WELSH INDEPENDENCE MARCH HITS THE ROAD AGAIN IN WREXHAM After a two year gap because of Covid a march for independence for Cymru finally took…

The great merger – the rise of oligarchical politics

The following article on the increasing merger of the state and media was first posted by Media Lens.  THE GREAT MERGER THE RISE OF OLIGARCHICAL POLITICS Millions of people in the UK are beset by insecurities and worries about the rising cost of living. Fuel and energy prices are escalating, variously blamed on Brexit, Covid,…

The Highland Park shooting and American fascism now

The following article by Stephen F. Eiesenman outlines the possible lines of development of Fascism in the USA in the aftermath of the Highland Park shootings Illinois. It was first posted by Counterpunch.  THE HIGHLAND PARK SHOOTING AND AMERICAN FASCISM NOW Highland Park Memoirs I heard about it from my daughter, Sarah, in Chicago. “Dad,…

Over 50 migrants found dead in Texas: Biden has blood on his hands

How little has changed in the USA following Biden’s election has been highlighted by the Supreme Court overthrow of the Roe v Wade ruling on abortion rights; and now by the death of more than fifty migrants in Texas. Robert Belano wrote this article for Left Voice (USA).  OVER 50 MIGRANTS FOUND DEAD IN TEXAS:…