Drawing Upon Humanity’s Revolutionary Heritage

By: Charles Posa McFadden and Karen Howell McFadden

The core cultural values of a revolutionary   Science, imagination, education and democracy are core values for any revolutionary movement which aims for an ecologically sustainable civilization.    Our reference…

The Amazon at a Tipping Point

By: Robert Hunziker

The Amazon rainforest is a crucial life-support ecosystem. Without its wondrous strength and power to generate hydrologic systems across the sky (as far north as…

Biosphere Collapse?

By: Robert Hunziker

Five years ago: Nations of the world met in Paris to draft a climate agreement that was subsequently accepted by nearly every country in the…

CO2 and Climate Change, Old and New

By: Manuel García, Jr.

Ocean out west. Photo by Manuel García, Jr.   How long has science known about CO2-induced climate change, and are we clever enough today to…

O Christmas Tree, Toxic Christmas Tree!

By: Kollibri terre Sonnenblume

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"166","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"319","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"480"}}]] Christmas tree farm in Iowa (public domain photo from USDA) In early December in Portland I saw my first live Christmas tree of the…

Paul Volcker’s Long Shadow

By: Ellen Brown

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan called Paul Volcker “the most effective chairman in the history of the Federal Reserve.” But while Volcker, who passed away…

Climate: from Catastrophe to Cataclysm

By: Manuel García, Jr., December 11, 2019

Please watch the 23-minute video, linked below, to completion. It shows an interview of Dr. Peter Carter (Director Climate Emergency Institute, IPCC expert reviewer, Co-author…

Gaining Revolutionary Perspective

By: Charles Posa McFadden and Karen Howell McFadden

Revolutionary thoughts   Karl Marx’s (1859) Preface to a Critique of Political Economy represents one of his major contributions to human thought. It has probably been more…

Permafrost Hits a Grim Threshold

By: Robert Hunziker

For tens of thousands of years the Arctic’s carbon sink has been a powerful dynamic in functionality of the Earth System. However, that all-important functionality…