Posts Tagged: environment

Midwest floods: eyewitness Davenport, Iowa

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Global warming is predicted to make springs in the Midwest wetter on average, making months-long flooding like we’ve seen this year much more common...

Activists fight to get lead pipes replaced in Milwaukee

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Activists in Milwaukee have recently scored another victory in their effort to force the city government to remove the over 75,000 lead laterals leadi...

Capitalism’s burning house: California wildfires put system on trial

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Recognizing the precariousness of the situation is one thing; being able to meaningfully redress it is another altogether.

Earth Day in New Mexico, where environmentalism and anti-militarism are coming together

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Dozens of activists and community members demonstrated at the doorstep of Kirtland Air Force Base.

Dept. of Interior nominee a lackey for fossil fuel industry

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This past week, President Trump put forward Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt as his nominee to head up the Department of the Interior ...

Yale students sit in for fossil fuel divestment & justice for Puerto Rico

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With an endowment of over $27 billion, Yale directly invests hundreds of millions of dollars in Puerto Rican debt.

The Green New Deal: A real solution or political theater?

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We need to continue building a militant mass movement to demand comprehensive action on the climate.

Socialism and snow: a program for the Puget Sound

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Under capitalism, "natural" disasters impact workers and capitalists differently. 

Extreme cold in Midwest exposes capitalist homeless crisis

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The polar vortex exposed the irrationality and cruelty of the capitalist system and the racist gentrification that is creating a massive homeless cris...

Which way can save the planet: Cuba’s socialist planning or the ‘magic of the marketplace?’

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"The revolution's top leadership acts in the interests of the majority of humanity inhabiting planet earth..."