Protesters gathered on the steps of the Japanese consulate to call on the Japanese government to stop funding fossil fuels. Gabriel Di Falco reports.
Climate campaigners are demanding that Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, MUFG Union Bank and Mizuho Bank stop funding Whitehaven Coal. Coral Wynter reports.
Green Left speaks with Camille Barbagallo from the COP 26 Coalition in Britain.
As another New South Wales Labor leader bites the dust, Aleks Wansbrough asks why “reliable Gladys” is so immune to criticism?
Water activists have won a legal case against Adani's plans to build a water guzzling pipeline in central Queensland, reports Margaret Gleeson.
Bill Ryan, one of Australia's foremost environmental activists, has died in Sydney at the age of 97.
Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus takes a look at five new books for ecosocialists.
Snam Rete Gas, a leading Italian company in the transporting and dispatching of natural gases, announced in 2004 a planned pipeline extending from Massafra (Puglia) to Minerbio (Emilia-Romagna).
Named “The Adriatic Line” (in Italian: “Rete Adriatica”), it aims to export natural gases (methane, in this case) to Northern Europe.
Monsanto, one of the world’s biggest pesticide and seed corporations and leading developer of genetically modified crop varieties, had a stock market value of US$66 billion in 2014. It has gained this position by a combination of deceit, threat, litigation, destruction of evidence, falsified data, bribery, takeovers and cultivation of regulatory bodies.
China’s Second Continent: How a million migrants are building a new Empire in Africa Howard W French Knopf Published May 20, 2014 304 pages www.howardwfrench.com In his 2009 film Rethink Afghanistan, director Robert Greenwald suggested that the US should not try to control the world through military means, but by building schools and hospitals in the countries it wishes to invade. Journalist Howard French's book China's Second Continent shows how such a model can work in practice.
Billionaires and Ballot Bandits Greg Palast Out September 18 www.gregpalast.com If you really want to understand the forthcoming US presidential election, read this book. Former corporate fraud investigator Greg Palast previously showed how the 2000 US election was rigged through "purging" black voters off the electoral rolls. He showed how the 2004 election was rigged the same way. In 2008, the same thing happened again, yet Barack Obama still managed enough votes to get in.
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