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Deep Sea Mining_wastewater_discharge cr Greenpeace

While mining companies seek to downplay the destructive impacts of deep-sea mining, undercover videos obtained by Greenpeace show how such mining activities pollute the ocean, reports Ben Radford.

Capital in the Anthropocene

Marxist economist Michael Roberts reviews Kohei Saito's forthcoming book.

The idea of trusting the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund with “innovative approaches” to assist developing countries dealing with the effects of climate change is a recipe for disaster, writes Chris Lang.

US army soldier with US flag in the background.

Since its inception, the United States has schemed to spread its power, often unbeknownst to its own citizens, writes Binoy Kampmark.

Joe Biden and Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

The whole world knows about the recent US midterm elections, but how many people in the global north are aware of other country’s elections, or the recent coup in Burkina Faso, asks Tamara Pearson.

If the climate was a bank

Ahead of COP27, governments are making a big deal of their pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But even if all the pledges were kept, global warming would still reach catastrophic levels, argues Ben Radford.

Tsunami

An inflationary tsunami is passing through the world economy, creating economic disorder — in some cases acute political crisis — in every country it touches, writes John Ross.

At the United Nations General Assembly, Bolivian President Luis Arce outlined his ambitious vision for changing the global capitalist system. Ben Norton reports.

Renewable energy

The passage of the Inflation Reduction Act constitutes the boldest climate action so far by the US government, writes Richard Heinberg. However, this doesn't mean the US or the world is on track to a safe climate future.

Activists march through Xochimilco, Mexico, protesting against corporations

Climate change is disrupting and harming our lives, writes Tamara Pearson, so we need to disrupt and force change.

Media propaganda

John Pilger asks, isn’t it time those who are meant to keep the record straight declared their independence and decoded the propaganda?

Wild fire

As the climate crisis deepens, rich states refuse to seriously fund climate adaptation while spending trillions on militarisation and war, writes Murad Qureshi.