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EU’s farm animals ‘produce more emissions than cars and vans combined’ | Environment | The Guardian

Cows, pigs and other farm livestock in Europe are producing more greenhouse gases every year than all of the bloc’s cars and vans put together, when the impact of their feed is taken into account, according to a new analysis … Continue reading

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NYT: Climate Disruption Is Now Locked In (and irreversible?)

This New York Times article this morning announces that climate disaster is inevitable and irreversible! America is now under siege by climate change in ways that scientists have warned about for years. But there is a second part to their … Continue reading

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They Know How to Prevent Megafires. Why Won’t Anybody Listen?

A long read but very important overview of a complex environmental process brought on by growth of a certain kind. This is a story about frustration, about watching the West burn when you fully understand why it’s burning — and … Continue reading

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Political Openings: Class Struggle During and After the Pandemic – The Bullet

A long but important overview from Sam Ginden. How can degrowth fit in this new conjuncture? As the responses from parties and states to the rising discontent proved wanting, the crisis of legitimacy grew into a political crisis. Alongside popular … Continue reading

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Samir Amin: ‘He was a militant till his last breath’

Samir Amin’s works are not the only things he left behind… His legacy was a guide to those who want to change the world. ‘Building a strong international’ Samir Amin, shortly before his death, prepared a document with Firoze Manji … Continue reading

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Media Briefing on Janta Parliament: 13th Aug – August 16-21, 2020 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

https://jantaparliament.wordpress.com/2020/08/06/example-post-3/amp/?__twitter_impression=true A Peoples’ Parliament to fill a vacuum in Indian public and political discourse? Invitation Media Briefing on Janta Parliament – August 16-21 2020 10:00 – 18:00 13 August 2020 | 2:30pm onwards Dear all, The Budget Session of Parliament … Continue reading

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Deliberate Degrowth – This Magazine August 2020

Have we arrived at the moment when we need to seriously consider deceleration? by Paul Gallant The degrowth movement, which has been picking up steam over the past decade, is based on the belief that the earth cannot support infinite … Continue reading

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The Great Climate Migration Has Begun

By 2070, the kind of extremely hot zones, like in the Sahara, that now cover less than 1 percent of the earth’s land surface could cover nearly a fifth of the land, potentially placing one of every three people alive … Continue reading

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To Pay for the Pandemic, Dry Out the Tax Havens

The costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and its massive economic fallout are difficult to estimate, but the sums will be enormous. The first U.S. stimulus package alone exceeded $2 trillion. Then there is the loss of life, reduced economic … Continue reading

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Advocates hopeful CERB will pave way for universal basic income

Advocates for a universal basic income say they’re hopeful the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) program, introduced to help unemployed and underemployed Canadians through the pandemic, will pave the way toward a more equitable system for all. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/universal-basic-income-cerb-transition-1.5643096

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