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 […]

Three years ago the Danish government approved a law aimed at “defending animal rights” by enforcing that all animals must be stunned before slaughter. At first, many refused to recognize that this law would act as an effective ban on Kosher and Halal slaughter, as the practice of stunning animals before slaughter is against Jewish […]

[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 […]

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 […]

Recently in New York City, hundred of thousands rallied around the cause of climate change under the banner, the ‘People’s Climate March.’ The goal, according to organizers, was to pressure “world leaders” gathered at the UN Climate Change Summit to take a more aggressive stance on environmental issues. On the surface, such a ‘People’s Climate […]

Over the passed two weeks, contradictions inherent to US society have boiled over to protest and resistance. The impetus was the shooting of 18-year-old Mike Brown by police in Ferguson, Missouri, part of an ongoing country-wide reign of terror against the Black (New African) nation. Fed up not only with the shooting but also by […]

Originally published by the Maoist Internationalist Ministry of Prisons A new report from Global Witness documents over 900 assassinations of people protecting the environment and rights to land in the last decade.(1) And this is just the ones they could find information on, meaning the real number is higher. Of course, none of those killed […]