Less than a week ago it was reported that several gold miners in Brazil are now under investigation by federal prosecutors for the massacre of 10 people from an uncontacted indigenous community deep in the Amazon rainforest. The men reportedly bragged about having murdered them and cut up their bodies before disposing them in a […]

Are hurricanes racist? It seems like a ridiculous question, but why is it that, no matter the type of natural disaster, it seems to always affect Third World countries far more significantly than First World ones? Certainly this has been most recently exemplified by the hugely destructive tropical cyclones that slam tropical and sub-tropical regions […]

Currently, the destructive wildfires in Portugal have resulted in 61 deaths and have continued for several days. This has made the wildfire the deadliest in over half a century, with many people being caught by surprise while driving through the forested areas near area between Figueiró dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pêra. Not much has […]

NATO is now facing a lawsuit coming from the Serbian government regarding the use of depleted uranium munitions in 1999, during the Balkans war. The result of the weapons use, calculated to have left about 15 tons of dangerous contaminants, have been devastating with an acute upward trend in the prevalence of cancers among Serbians […]

[Originally published on Kersplebedeb.com, these notes serve as a useful way of looking at the global political shift we are currently experiencing in the world today. Pushed forward by an increasingly powerful movement of far-right, ultra-nationalist revanchism and the loss of confidence in the neo-liberal model. In the context of global imperial capitalism, it is […]

The following report illustrates just one of the alarming problems with capitalist-imperialism. As the articles correctly notes, problems such as environmental destruction are innate to the current system. For life to thrive, capitalist-imperialism must be eliminated and a new economic system build which places a premium on the long-term interest of the world’s majority. Capitalist-imperialism can not be […]

Globalization Links Commodity Imports With Pollution Exports [Originally published on redcascadia.wordpress.com] Toy imports by country; reflective of disposable income. Size depicts quantity of imports. Source: worldmapper.org Over the past several decades the United States has generally enjoyed increasingly clean water and air, a reduction in species extinction rates, and increased forest cover due to reduced […]