IPCC Report: Climate in Crisis Shows the Necessity of a Revolution

The past seven months have seen the release of the Fifth Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the international scientific body set up by the United Nations to provide the most […]

The Degradation of Science Under Capitalism

Centuries of scientific research and investigation have helped to propel society forwards and improve the lives of millions. But, as with all other areas of society, the senility and decay of capitalism is now being reflected in the question of science , and many are starting to worry about the reliability of research.

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Karl Marx is the "Best Scientist of Them All"

A new study published by the world’s most reputed scholarly journal, Nature, once again shows that despite the hue and cry of naysayers and those who would revise history, Marx’s specter cannot be exorcised.

Capitalism's Climate Crisis

We are at a decisive crossroads in history: the most serious global financial crisis since the Great Depression is converging with one of the potentially worst environmental crises ever to face humanity. Scientists have been […]

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Fracking Profits: Highly Flammable

Hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as “fracking,” is a process used to extract natural gas. This process involves pumping mixtures of water, sand and noxious chemicals into the ground to create cracks in the various layers […]

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U.S. Big Business Pushing Nuclear Power

Across the country, state budgets are in the red while the biggest companies and the wealthiest individuals are showered with tax breaks and other give-aways. In many states, the nuclear industry and utility companies are […]

Exxon Valdez: corporate greed and environmental catastrophe
Exxon Valdez: corporate greed and environmental catastrophe

On 23rd March 1989 the oil tanker Exxon Valdez left normal shipping lanes and smashed into the Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Within hours, the once mighty vessel had spilled over ten million […]

The findings of the Stern Report on climate change

The Stern Report highlights the problem of global warming linked to the high emissions of carbon. Stern tries to find a solution within capitalism, without understanding that capitalism is actually the problem. The unplanned, chaotic […]

The heat is on – global warming is a reality

Dramatic climate change in recent years has led scientists to the conclusion that global warming is the cause. This is bad news for the private owners of the $2trn dollar oil, gas and natural gas […]

Global Warming: The Arctic is Melting

The debate over global warming and the consequences it may or may not have for planet Earth and humanity has been raging for several decades now. Global warming is an endless source of controversy, but […]

After the Hague "Summit": Global Warming – The deadly threat of capitalist anarchy

The collapse of the talks at the Hague has brought the issue of global warming back into the headlines. Mick Brooks looks at the reasons for the collapse of the talks, the failures of the […]

Global Warming – A Socialist Perspective

"According to the defenders of capitalism and the "free market", socialism in general and marxism in particular is all but dead and buried. However it may be instructive to examine one of the main environmental […]

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