Water from fracking
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 […]

Nuclear Radiation
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 […]

Katrina aftermath in the 7th Ward of New Orleans
One Year Since Katrina: the Disaster Continues

Exactly one year ago, Hurricane Katrina swept away levees, homes, communities, memories, and 1,577 lives. Katrina and its aftermath also swept away the illusions of millions in the US and around the world.

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 […]

The New Orleans Disaster: the Real Face of “Capitalism of the 21st Century”

As disaster hits Texas, we republish our article on Katrina, which struck exactly 12 years ago.

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 […]