Alfredo Cisneros: Fifth Mexican Environmentalist Assassinated in 2023
Alfredo Cisneros Madrigal, indigenous leader and forest defender in Michoacán, Mexico was murdered on February 23. He is the fifth environmental defender to be murdered in the country so far this year.
Axomalli VillanuevaMarch 13, 2023
The Ohio Train Disaster Is on Biden’s Hands
Just months after President Biden and Congress blocked railway workers from striking over dangerous working conditions, the exact type of disaster that workers predicted has come to pass. The fate of East Palestine must be a wake-up call for the labor and climate movements to fight for the nationalization of the railroads under workers’ control.
B.C. DaurelleFebruary 15, 2023
In Standoff Over Cop City, Police Are the Real Terrorists
For over two years, the protests and occupations against a police training center in Atlanta, Georgia flew under the radar of the mainstream press. Now, after the police murder of land defender Manuel Teran and the arrest of 19 protesters on charges of domestic terrorism, the standoff has gained national attention. But in the battle to defend the Weelaunee Forest and the people of Atlanta from the development of the massive “Cop City” training center, it is the Atlanta Police Department and the state that have been acting like terrorists.
James Dennis HoffJanuary 27, 2023
Electric Vehicles Won’t Stop the Climate Catastrophe — Only the Working Class and Oppressed Can
In this “now or never” moment, we must break from any remaining belief that incremental policy changes and technological moonshots championed by capitalists will save us from the climate crisis that they created and profit from.
Lee PalmerJanuary 23, 2023
COP27: Climate Talks Underway in Egypt amidst Intense Political Repression
Why is the UN holding COP27 in Egypt, where the al-Sissi regime is at the forefront of the repression of political and environmental activists and mostly inactive in the fight against climate change?
Wolfgang MandelbaumNovember 15, 2022
‘It’s Time to Declare War on This Climate-Destroying System!’: Interview with a Pakistani Socialist about the Flood
The flood in Pakistan is one of the most horrific climate events in recent history. A Pakistani socialist describes the consequences of the disaster, as well as the economic crises facing the country.
Maxi SchulzOctober 3, 2022
Water Crises Portend Socialism or Barbarism
Catastrophic floods, droughts, and infrastructure failures highlight the ecological dangers of capitalism, and the urgent need for socialism.
Signý A.October 1, 2022
Environmental Racism Leads to Water Crisis in Jackson, Mississippi
Jackson, Mississippi, a city whose population is more than 80 percent Black, has been without clean reliable water for days, adding to the ongoing water issues due to decades of neglect and divestment.
Molly RosenzweigSeptember 2, 2022
Climate Change Causes Torrential Flooding in Pakistan, Dispossessing Millions
Due to increased monsoon rains caused by climate change, Pakistan has been hit by catastrophic floods, killing over 1,000 people and displacing thousands more.
Molly RosenzweigAugust 28, 2022
Democrats’ ‘Climate Bill’ Puts Polluters before People and the Planet
Congressional Democrats, supported by President Biden, just passed a major spending bill focused on climate change, health care, and taxes. But it’s no win for the climate or the working class.
Robert BelanoAugust 13, 2022