The Political Economy of Half-Earth

Troy Vettese analyses the global climate crisis and suggests renewable energy, biodiversity, and climate-focussed afforestation should be viewed as interlinked political objectives. Keep reading »

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Recent Bullets

  • Fighting Pipelines, Defending Sovereignty

    Over 1000 Professors and Scholars from across Canada and around the world sign Statement of Solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en people of British Columbia. #Wetsuwetenstrong #Unistoten Keep reading »

  • Imperialism and Capitalism: As American as Apple Pie?

    In the midst of the U.S. Civil War (1861 – 1865), as somewhere between half a million to three quarters of a million bodies lay dead from bullets and disease, Emanuel Leutze completed a painting titled Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way for the U.S. Capitol. The painting celebrated empire as central to … Keep reading »

  • What a Teachers’ Movement Can Look Like

    By following the example of Los Angeles teachers in their recent victorious strike, teachers around the country can roll back free-market education reform. Keep reading »

  • ‘Progressive’ Trudeau Government Attacks Venezuela

    With neoliberalism’s sights set on Venezuela, John Clarke examines the imperialism of a superficially progressive Canada. Keep reading »

  • Mexico’s Energy Transformation?

    Mexican President López Obrador has promised a “fourth transformation” of the Mexican state and is taking back control of the national oil and gas firm. Workers, indigenous groups, and the environmental movement in Mexico and internationally can push the agenda further. Keep reading »

  • What Colour is Your Vest?

    The Gilets Jaunes Revolt Shaking France In 1934, the political situation in France was tense and uncertain. The year began with a mobilization of royalist and fascist militias (on February 6) that were followed immediately (on February 9 and 12) by a response from the Communist and Socialist wings of the workers movement. As Norbert Guterman … Keep reading »

  • Conversion: Alternatives for the GM Shutdown

    GM’s announcement that it will halt production at its award-winning assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario was hardly a surprise, though it still managed to stun the federal and Ontario governments. #SaveOshawaGM #GreenJobs Keep reading »