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…

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:…

Remembering Stonewall

The following article by Keegan O’Brien on the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in 1969 was first published by Tribune. REMEMBERING STONEWALL Fifty years ago patrons at the Stonewall Inn, a popular New York City gay bar, fought back against abusive police, and in doing so launched the modern lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender movement. It’s undeniable that…

Ecuador’s indigenous people are fighting neoliberal austerity in the streets

The following article on the mass protests of indigenous people in  in Ecuador, written by Margarita Valencia was first posted by Left Voice (USA).  ECUADOR’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLE ARE FIGHTING NEO-LIBERAL AUSTERITY IN THE STREETS Last week, Ecuador’s indigenous movement, mainly from CONAIE (Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador), called for massive protests against a fuel…

British atrocities in Afghanistan

The British government’s record of atrocities in Ireland during The Troubles and in Iraq have now been added to in Afghanistan as  this article by Irfan Chowdury first posted on bella caledonia shows. BRITISH ATROCITIES IN AFGHANISTAN Since Britain withdrew from Afghanistan in 2021, there has been practically no discussion in Britain of the atrocities that…

Nato preparing for inter-imperialist war with China and Russia

The following article by Gilbert Achcar, first posted by The Nation, outlines the need for a global peace movement opposed to all military alliances and the ongoing massive increases in defence budgets. NATO PREPARING FOR INTER-IMPERIALIST WAR WITH CHINA AND RUSSIA At the end of June, for the second time since the Spanish state joined NATO…