China’s Renewed Coal Boom

By: Robert Hunziker

China’s failure to kick a long-standing addiction to coal has thrown a knockout punch to the Paris Agreement of 2015, including its 195 signatories. Suddenly,…

A Political Response to the Planetary Emergency

By: Charles Posa McFadden and Karen Howell McFadden

The dynamics of capitalism as a system and the limits of single-issue reforms   If capitalism is the principal source of the planetary emergency, which…

Climate Change is a War Crime

By: Manuel García, Jr.

      International jurisprudence recognizes the supreme crime as the making of aggressive war. This principle formed the basis of and justification for the…

Fixing the Green New Deals

By: Eugene Coyle

The audacity of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s proposal for a Green New Deal (GND) provoked action, enthusiasm, excitement and opposition. It followed earlier GNDs and pulled forward…

Responding to a Planetary Emergency

By: Charles Posa McFadden and Karen Howell McFadden

Radical Democracy: Towards a global ecosocialist alternative   On the agenda globally is the re-emergence of a comprehensive vision of a future beyond capitalism. And…

Coups-for-Green-Energy added to Wars-For-Oil

By: Kollibri terre Sonnenblume

Salar de Uyuni salt plain in Bolivia. (photo by Lion Hirth, public domain) The US-supported right-wing coup against Bolivian President Evo Morales on November 10th…

Dammed Good Question about the Green New Deal

By: Don Fitz

Gordon Dam, Southwest National Park, Tasmania, Australia (2008). Creator: JJ Harrison. Via Wikimedia Commons https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gordon_Dam.jpg Hydroelectric power from dams might be the thorniest question that…