Tag: Pollution

  • Ecological Crisis and Capitalist Accumulation in Contemporary Turkey

    Zafer Ülger spoke with Arielle Concilio of Left Voice to discuss environmental issues in Turkey, their relation to capitalist accumulation, and the increasing violence against environmental activists in the country. Keep reading »

  • Mine Tailings Dam Collapses in Canada and Brazil

    “Accidents” or “Environmental Crimes”? Toronto – 29 May 2017 Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil, November 5, 2015: Worst environmental disaster in Latin American mining history. Mount Polley, British Columbia, Canada, August 4, 2014: Worst environmental disaster in Canadian mining history. Moderated by Judith Marshall (CERLAC, York University). Presentations by: Bruno Milanez, researcher, Brazilian Network for Environmental Justice: … Watch video »

  • Lessons from Richmond, California

    Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and the Remaking of an American City by Steve Early. Beacon Press, Boston 2016. It seems that we are condemned to live in interesting times. Decades of neoliberalism and austerity, capped by the election of carney barker Donald Trump as president of the United States. Of course, there have … Keep reading »

  • The Struggle over Site C Dam and the Peace River

    British Columbia — 13 July 2016. The energy from Site C is not needed: After 28 days of hearings and review of 28,000 pages of documentation, the Joint Review Panel concluded that BC Hydro has failed to prove that we need Site C. Further, they emphasized that because there are significant adverse effects, justification for … Watch video »

  • So Said Tony Hayward

    A music video featuring imagery dredged from the internet, based on a song I wrote in July 2010. It’s a tango about the BP oil spill and its disastrous impacts on the environment. Watch video »