Flooding has devastated Pakistan – and Britain’s imperial legacy has made it worse

[The following article discusses the recent devastating floods in Pakistan. Many have noted the global injustice of this disaster. Pakistan produces far fewer carbon emissions per capita than rich countries [1], yet it bears the brunt of climate catastrophes. There is more to the story, though. As the article shows, imperialism and its collaborators, both... Continue Reading →

Op-ed | Nuclear Energy under a rationally planned economy – a potential for historical progress

By Janelle Velina It is about time that socialists in the West put their fears about nuclear power aside and consider the benefits and the greater potential that nuclear energy can bring under a socialist system. The movement against it was a negative critical point for socialism in the West, with Big Oil holding back progress. See... Continue Reading →

The Working Class and NeoMalthusianism

[Lenin reminds us in this 1913 article of the sinister, bourgeois, and reactionary nature of neo-Malthusianism which is a defeatist and anti-worker outlook that is antithetical to historical progress. In more recent years, adopting this extremely misanthropic stance with regard to the environment and climate change seems to be an increasing (and alarming) trend in... Continue Reading →

Too Many Africans?

[The article below details how environmental destruction, poverty, and economic crises are rooted in the imperialist nations' problems of overconsumption and unequal wealth distribution. The neo-Malthusian narrative about "useless eaters" and that the world has an "overpopulation" problem is beneficial to the capitalist class because when all focus and blame is shifted away from the... Continue Reading →

Hurricane Matthew: Caribbean in the Cross-hairs!

[As Hurricane Matthew gains strength it is important to remember how these extreme weather events caused by global warming effect people from Third World nations.  Many have expressed concern for Haiti in particular. Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. It has been the victim of the most US military interventions in history.... Continue Reading →

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