Agriculture

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As French President Emmanuel Macron’s government, under new Prime Minister Gabriel Attal, moves ever further to the right, a radical mass movement is again shaking the country, writes John Mullen.

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Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) chairperson and former member of parliament Dr Michael Jeyakumar Devaraj was arrested on October 24 for blocking a bulldozer attempting to destroy farmland in Kanthan, in the state of Perak, reports Peter Boyle.

Ecosocialist Bookshelf

Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents new books on Cuba’s degrowth, viruses, Bluefin tuna, small farm solutions, capitalism, slavery and poverty.

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Water, farming, nuclear tests, copper mining, new biology, and sugar. Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six books to help understand and change the world.

Farmers in NSW are furious that Scott Morrison’s gas-led recovery plan has been quietly continued by Labor, threatening the prime crop-growing soil and water of the Condamine Floodplain and Liverpool Plains. Elena Garcia reports.

Child labour in US

A 16-year-old boy died in a Wisconsin sawmill while states loosen 80-year-old child labour laws, aiming to bring in super exploitable child labour, especially in non-unionised industries, reports Malik Miah.

Ecosocialist Bookshelf

Wildfires, deadly heat, climate strategy, sensing the world, anti-science, mining resistance. Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six important new books for reds and greens.

Hugo Blanco

Derek Wall pays tribute to Peruvian revolutionary leader and pioneering ecosocialist Hugo Blanco, who died in London on June 25.

climate and refugees

Phil Hearse explains how the global climate and migrant crises fuel fascism and war.

Sea birds

Worldwide, 49% of all wild bird species are in steep decline, according to a new report, writes Ian Angus.

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For the first time that scientists can recall, sea surface temperatures that always recede from annual peaks are failing to do so, staying high, reports Robert Hunziker.

Forget the working stadia already in place and that Tasmania already plays AFL. No stadium, no team, the AFL said. Tasmanians disagree, as Binoy Kampmark reports.