We are scientists, calling for a climate revolution Posted Sep 09, 2021 ~~ Scientist Rebellion

https://mronline.org/2021/09/09/we-are-scientists-calling-for-a-climate-revolution ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ The climate and ecological crises threaten every aspect of human civilisation. Despite decades of warnings from scientists and others, greenhouse gas emissions and temperatures continue to soar. A domino effect of climate tipping points threatens to push the Earth into a state that is alien and inhospitable to human civilisation.… Continue reading We are scientists, calling for a climate revolution Posted Sep 09, 2021 ~~ Scientist Rebellion

The storm before the storm

https://www.workers.org/2021/09/58808/ ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ There is no doubt that the climate catastrophe threatens the future of life on the planet. A massive mobilization of the working class will be needed to combat this threat. But, as Hurricane Ida and the associated flooding revealed, this is not just a threat to future generations —… Continue reading The storm before the storm

A 9/11 Reflection: Remember “Their” Crimes, Forget “Ours” ~~ PAUL STREET

https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/09/10/remember-their-crimes-forget-ours/ ~~. posted for collectivist ~~ Photograph Source: Brian Snelson – CC BY 2.0 So much we are supposed to forget or not know and/or care about, so little we are supposed to remember. “We must never forget” 9/11, when “America was attacked” (when, as cannot be said without sounding “controversial,” the United States Middle East… Continue reading A 9/11 Reflection: Remember “Their” Crimes, Forget “Ours” ~~ PAUL STREET

The Double Deformation ~~ Michael A. Lebowitz

https://climateandcapitalism.com/2021/06/17/the-double-deformation/  ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ Economic exploitation is only one aspect of capitalism. The crisis of humanity and the crisis of the earth system are inseparable Michael A. Lebowitz is professor emeritus of economics at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. His books include The Socialist Imperative, The Contradictions of Real Socialism, and Between… Continue reading The Double Deformation ~~ Michael A. Lebowitz

A Food Pandemic Infects America ~~ L. ALI KHAN

https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/09/02/a-food-pandemic-infects-america/ ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ A food pandemic means the abundance of disease-causing foods (pathogenic foods) people consume regularly and consequently develop life-threatening morbidities. The U.S. has been infected with a food pandemic for many years, now spreading to other countries. In 2020, the U.S. life expectancy dropped by 1.5 years from 78.8 to 77.3 years,… Continue reading A Food Pandemic Infects America ~~ L. ALI KHAN

Meet the influencers making millions by dealing doubt about the coronavirus vaccines.~~ Liz Essley Whyte

https://publicintegrity.org/health/coronavirus-and-inequality/spreading-fears-cashing-in-anti-vaccine/ ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ Heather Simpson never thought to question vaccines. Her parents vaccinated her when she was a child, and she got tetanus and flu shots as an adult. But when she and her husband were thinking about starting a family, she saw an ad for the documentary series “The Truth about… Continue reading Meet the influencers making millions by dealing doubt about the coronavirus vaccines.~~ Liz Essley Whyte

Things Have Changed ~~ PAUL STREET

 https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/08/27/things-have-changed/ ~~ posted for collectivist ~~   Photograph Source: U.S. Secretary of Defense – CC BY 2.0 The near octogenarian Joe Biden may well already be toast. He is on the economy and COVID-19 as the white supremacist Amerikaner Party of Trump (the APoT, formerly known as the Republican Party) moves to cancel and nullify nonwhite… Continue reading Things Have Changed ~~ PAUL STREET

We Lost the War in Afghanistan. We Need to Say So ~~ William Rivers Pitt

 https://truthout.org/articles/we-lost-the-war-in-afghanistan-we-need-to-say-so/ ~~ posted for collectivist ~~  Apparent suicide bombers struck at the Abbey Gate of the Kabul airport in Afghanistan just as evening was settling in, followed by a second bombing at a nearby hotel. The gate itself was not in use — other gates had been prioritized for the swift removal of U.S. personnel… Continue reading We Lost the War in Afghanistan. We Need to Say So ~~ William Rivers Pitt

Journalist: Anti-Vaccine, Anti-Mask Protesters in L.A. Attacked Me & Ripped Off My Mask

 https://www.democracynow.org/2021/8/20/reporter_recalls_how_anti_vaccine_anti ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ As U.S. COVID cases top 37 million, we look at a shocking story out of California, where one person was stabbed and two journalists were attacked Saturday while covering an anti-vaccine, anti-mask protest outside Los Angeles City Hall. The protest was attended by members of the Proud Boys and other right-wing… Continue reading Journalist: Anti-Vaccine, Anti-Mask Protesters in L.A. Attacked Me & Ripped Off My Mask

No Solutions Under Capitalism: Revolution is Required ~~ PAUL STREET

https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/08/20/no-solutions-under-capitalism-revolution-is-required/ ~~ and podcast link  https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/08/06/paul-street-2/ ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ Liberals and progressives would do well to understand that while class is not everything – far from it, as I shall argue below – there are still no real or lasting solutions to problems that rightly agitate them under capitalism and bourgeois democracy, that… Continue reading No Solutions Under Capitalism: Revolution is Required ~~ PAUL STREET