The First World Fat Pill Privilege

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by Jason Unruhe (new-power.org) Part of living in the First World is having the satisfaction that medical science will constantly be used to eliminate health problems that arise from your own unwillingness to… Continue reading

Industrial band Skinny Puppy demand $666,000 after music is used in Guantánamo torture

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(http://www.theguardian.com/) A Canadian electro-industrial band is asking for thousands of dollars in royalties after learning that the US military used their music to torture prisoners at Guantánamo Bay. Skinny Puppy claim they filed… Continue reading

It is right to fuck the police!

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“Cops put a hurtin’ on your ass, man, you know, they really degrade you. White folks don’t believe that shit, they don’t believe that cops degrade you. [Imitating white person] ‘Oh come on,… Continue reading

This Greenpeace Stunt May Have Irreparably Damaged Peru’s Nazca Site

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[First Worldist environmentalism at its worst. – NP] This Greenpeace Stunt May Have Irreparably Damaged Peru’s Nazca Site (io9.com) The Peruvian government is planning to file criminal charges against Greenpeace activists who may… Continue reading

Torture Report Incomplete as Key Documents Remain Withheld

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At the coal face: Mineral processing factory in Bangladesh where the women do all the hard work

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(http://www.dailymail.co.uk/) A photo essay of the tremendous oppression of women in Bangladesh, where capitalism intersects with patriarchy: Dusty days work: The women at the coal processing plant in Munshiganj, Bangladesh, sort through the… Continue reading

A Reply to Steven D’arcy and The Public Autonomy Project on Left Marginality

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A Reply to Steven D’arcy and The Public Autonomy Project on Left Marginality by Jason Unruhe, guest contributor (new-power.org) An article by Steven D’arcy for The Public Autonomy Project speaks a lot of… Continue reading

Victims call for justice 30 years after Bhopal disaster

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[Capitalism kills and keeps on killing — NP] By Nita Bhalla BHOPAL, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Hundreds of protesters gathered on Wednesday outside the abandoned factory which caused the world’s deadliest industrial… Continue reading

UN weather agency: 2014 on track for hottest year

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[Capitalism, unchecked consumption, is unsustainable. Capitalism is destroying the planet. – NP] LIMA, Peru (AP) — With temperature data showing 2014 currently tied for the hottest year on record, the U.N. weather agency… Continue reading

Rights group: Police torture in Philippines rife

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[Human rights is a joke under capitalism – NP] MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International said Thursday that five years after the Philippines passed a law criminalizing torture, the practice continues, with an… Continue reading

Approaching Philippine storm brings back nightmare

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[Natural disasters are not fully or even mostly natural. Had infrastructure been developed to withstand these storms, the masses in the Philippines would not suffer. Had the Philippines been governed by rational, scientific… Continue reading

Tanzania evicting 40,000 people from homeland to make room for Dubai royal family

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by JOANNA ROTHKOPF (Salon.com) 40,000 Masai people will be evicted from their homeland in Tanzania, because the Dubai royal family has bought it with the intention of using it as a reserve to hunt… Continue reading